We were in Florida having a ton of pre-Christmas fun, then returned to New York where we jumped right into Christmas.
Here's a quick run-down of what we've seen and done, Harper's Index-style:
8.12: Inches of rain that fell our first 24 hours in Ft. Lauderdale
12: Inches of snow that fell in our hometown while we were gone
20: Number of relatives we've seen and visited with over the past 1.5 weeks
2: number of birthdays celebrated with both our mothers while in Florida
6: Number of wild boar we saw grazing on the Florida Turnpike
66: percentage of wild boar that were babies
2: Number of days we spent in Sea World
1: Number of Shamu shows we viewed
4: Number of times the kids told us they like Disney World better
2: Number of picture albums we viewed with matriarch on in-laws side
100: percentage of photos that were glamourous
5: number of Florida cities visited
2: Number of times we drove through Yeehaw Junction, Florida
3: Number of appetizers I made for Christmas Eve celebration
1.5: hours it took to drive to family Christmas Eve celebration
20: minutes it takes to make the same drive the other 364 days of the year
562: number of legos strewn across our living room
4: hours Sophie spent playing Mario Kart on her Nintendo DS
1: hours spent reading as part of her regular school break homework.
Pictures soon. For now, the kids are at a movie with John and I've got an appointment with the sofa!