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    Grandma's brave boys visit the big man

    Bubby and Mac aren't quite ready for sitting on Santa's lap — he is a stranger, you know — but they did manage to get up close and personal with the big man... eventually.

    visiting Santa

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    boys visiting Santa

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    Mac exclaimed afterward, "I talked!" for he was certain he'd be too shy to express his wishes. Bubby, too, was a bit worried Santa might "have a scary voice," he told Mommy, but once Santa spoke, he knew all was well.

    boys in Santa's sled

    (Thank you to Megan and Preston for sharing the Santa shots with Gramma.)

    Today's question:

    What is your No. 1 request for Santa this year?

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    Reader Comments (5)

    Very cute. My Uncle Bill used to dress up as Santa and my cousin John (Bill's youngest) would cry every time--their family picture Christmas card for years in a row.

    December 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterOlga

    The boys did great...for being so young! Although they look more relieved than anything else when the big opportunity was finished and they has survived it!
    My Christmas wish AND prayer is for better health for so many of my loved ones needing it. AND, I'd like some aprons of the bib type to cover my shirts when I'm cooking and popping grease spots all over.

    December 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    The photos of the boys are wonderful and I am so glad Mac talked! Santa can be pretty scary.

    I am really hoping Santa will bring me this little pop-up flash diffuser for my camera. I would really like that new lens, too but I know that isn't in Santa's budget. Maybe next year!

    December 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Aw, cute pics!

    I don't have anything that I really need for Christmas, but I'd love some warm weather if Santa could drop that under my tree.

    December 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNonnie Kelly

    Santa can be a touch scary, my boys were very wary too. Big laugh, funny outfit, lots of hair...they were not sure. I can see their trepidation. Lovely photos, Lisa

    December 12, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrown and Flown
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