Christmas Day, 2015, morning and hike

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Waiting semi-patiently before they were let in. This is a real personality proving ground – Kai and Rollie restrained themselves, but Jack was up at first light, and checking the tree, ready to play with anything that might be out. I had chase him out twice before we were actually ready to get up.

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We did some serious geeking out this year; not only did they get a RC tank, but they also got lightsabers, lightsaber toothbrushes, and Star Wars t-shirts.

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Date cinnamon roll tree from Grandma!

After breakfast we drove to Stone Mountain to join the J’s on a Christmas day hike around Stone Mountain. It was very wet because of the rain, but that just added to the fun. And the blisters.

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Me, trying April’s Christmas binoculars, and April, trying my glasses, “What?! I can see!” Or something like that.

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Instead of a lightsaber battle between Marty and Kurt, I only managed to capture Marty, charging me like a sparkly rhino. Or unicorn.

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After about 4 1/2 miles, Jack said he ran out of running power. He also had blisters because of his wet socks, which might have been the more crippling problem.

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