But then he decided he loved Santa and was almost jumping up & down in Santa's lap. Big smiles. (the crowd loved it :)
Since the Ethiopia program is new at CHI, we were the only Ethiopia family there. But, lots of people had seen our referral video and his pictures on the CHI blog and in the newsletter, so he was like a mini-celebrity. People kept coming up to us and saying, "I've seen your pictures!" It was cute. We also got a lot of questions about the program from families who are thinking of adopting from Ethiopia, so hopefully next Christmas we'll have more Ethiopia families at the Holiday party.
That night we went to visit our friends - and Micah got to hang out with Mitch, Gracie, George & Chuck. Chuck (who is 19 months) was totally into Micah. When we first came home with Micah, Chuck would lay on the floor and scream when he saw him, but now they are quickly becoming BFFs.
Gracie (who is 8) was happy to hold Micah for a picture for the blog (she's an avid reader). But, this one cracks me up - Micah had just spit up all over her.
And, finally, here are two that I think speak for themselves...