Monday, December 7, 2009

santa = overrated

Today, I took the Mister to the mall to see Santa Clause.  I got him dressed in his holiday vest, we navigated rain soaked roads singing along to the Elf soundtrack, stood in the semi-long line of fidgety kids in itchy wool sweaters, I forked out $24.99+ tax for the cheapest package including an image on CD and handed over my sweet, happy boy to Old Saint Nick ..... and then this happened:
I stepped forward after a few shots to adjust A's pant leg to cover that bright white sock.  Santa pretty much threw A at me as soon as I got within 12 inches, so I took that to mean we were done with Santa pictures.  Safe to say, our A's likely earned a spot on the Naughty List for this year.  It's okay, A.  I thought he was kind of creepy, too.

8 comments:

Sara said...

OMG - that's freaking awesome! Is it wrong for me to take so much joy in his frightened state? I'm going to be laughing at this for weeks. (sorry...)

Anne said...

King forbid me to even try the Santa pictures (with Adelaide, not me) because of that exact reason. On another note, Anderson totally has hair!!

Cari said...

That is so freaking cute. Unbelievably cute, and I totally think you should frame it and put it on your mantel! Will's picture looked very much like this last year. But this year, just dumbfounded looks on both Will and Avery. No tears though!

lena said...

I think the crying mall santa photos are the best. He looks like such a little boy.

Lisa said...

so funny! that"s about what ellie looked like, too...

the blantons.... said...

Awe poor little guy, but this is truly an adorable photo!! My husband has forbid me to take Santa pics with Jonah at least for now..
I love his little holiday vest!

Juicy said...

aww, that's the same Santa we saw and I thought he was nice! :)

Brandy said...

Love the sad santa pictures!
I wonder what H will do this year!