Overlooking Transgressions, Santa Delivers Bat Cave

Santa proved magnanimous this Christmas — he ignored a long list of transgressions by Declan and Grey in the last several weeks and delivered a small mountain of toys, including the much anticipated Bat-Cave-with-working-drawbridge-and-retractable-crane. Though Alisa and I succeeded in keeping trademarked action heroes out of our house for most of Declan’s first four years of life, the levee has broken and I now find myself answering detailed questions about the specific capabilities of Batman, Spiderman, and their partners in crime-fighting. The following occurred at 6:01 am on 12.25.09.

This was a magical Christmas for our little guys, who have started to play together amicably for seconds, sometimes minutes in succession. I one such moment follows.

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