Caveat: giant cookie party

My sister had a giant Christmas cookie party today.

I liked being there, and finally meeting (or meeting after such a long time) many of the friends she talks about.

Plus, there were a lot of cookies.

The Arizona lifestyle requires a backyard pool, and, perhaps, Christmas sweaters for the dogs.

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Earlier, my nephews Dylan and Jameson were put to work as slaves raking the lawn (because this is Phoenix, and the leaves are only now falling from the trees).

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Later, we went by a store where Jameson is working as a cashier. He is a very chill dude. When I lived in Korea, it was hard to explain to kids that most teenagers get part-time jobs in the US, but it’s true – this is the proof.

Personally, I think he could pretend to be a k-pop star and get away with it.

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We had pizza for dinner. Around the table counterclockwise you can see Mark (Todd’s brother), my sister in a santa hat, Dylan, Todd and, of course, the gruncle.

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Tomorrow, we drive to Indio.

[daily log: walking, 1km]