Ellery: revelling in the Christmas lights near Nana's place
Aubrey: my packing assistant
The big fellow: Last year you melted when Santa crossed your path and offered you a toy. This year, after pondering the idea for a while, you approached the big guy for a lolly bag.
The littlest fellow: two teeth, arm-flapping dance moves, music lover, pointing, clapping, standing, the backwards caterpillar shuffle, snuggles forever.
Note to self: use camera. These phone shots are just woeful ... but still, a record for this time-poor mama.