Dylan had a musical 4th Christmas
this year! His gifts included many CDs and DVDs with his favorite
character Elmo from Sesame Street. He also received tickets to go to
Disney's NEMO on Ice at the Wachovia Center the day after Christmas and he
really seemed to enjoy it! He stayed awake for the entire show which
is out of the ordinary for him. Santa also brought him a Kids'
Gathering Drum which is used for therapy!
Visiting Santa Claus was very
touching this year when we went to visit him at the Park City Mall.
Santa was so touched by Dylan that he began to cry as daddy placed him on
his red velvety lap and explained how Dylan had only one wish..."A cure for
Tay-Sachs!" Santa couldn't speak a word without sobbing, in fact, I
don't know that he ever did! Once we put Dylan back into his stroller,
Santa hopped up from his plush seat, opened Dylan's hand and placed a bell
in his palm then closed his fingers so he could grasp it...could this have
been the real Santa bell from the Polar Express? We are quite sure he
was the REAL THING! We gave him a "JUST BELIEVE" bracelet in return
and he regained his composure about five minutes afterward so that he could
greet the other children in line. This was one of the most magical
experiences we have ever been through...WE BELIEVE in Santa Claus and
Dylan also received a visit from
Santa Claus on Christmas Eve when he rode through the neighborhood on a fire
P.S. You will probably
notice that in these pictures, my Nanny and Pappy are among the missing!
Nanny was sick from Christmas Eve until after New Year's so she wasn't able
to celebrate the holidays with us this year...we missed you Nanny, things
just weren't the same without you and Pappy!