Huntington Gardens

Which is nowhere near Huntington Beach.  When Theresa was giving me driving directions, I was a little confused at first.  It’s named after Henry Huntington.
We’ve lived here in Los Angeles for almost 8 years now, but had never been up to visit.  Having family come to town makes you a lot more active and you get to see lots of new stuff too.

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Downtown Disney

Still having some time left in the day, we headed over to Downtown Disney.  Rich and Chi stayed at home while the rest of us went to Anaheim.  I’d seen reports that Disneyland was super crowded and had even closed their gates, so I was sure Downtown Disney was going to be crowded.
Everyone liked my suggestion that we wear some of my favorite Christmas Disney hats.

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Playing in the Park

After opening presents with the family, the kids were anxious to get out of the house and do something.  Luckily there is a small park not far away.  Theresa took the kids over early and I came shortly after.  I got a phone call before I left though that I needed to bring an ice pack.  Apparently the kids were playing a game where you close your eyes and chase each other and Austin ran smack into the slide.

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