so i ask him and he kind of ummmms. which is good because i'm glad to see it has not yet been impressed upon him that xmas=getting presents. and so i say, "would you like for me to tell you what i like about xmas? i like listening to xmas music. and i like looking at the xmas lights and all the xmas trees. and i like how everyone gets excited about xmas and getting to see friends, like how uncle darren is coming over for churros today. and i like getting to see family... we're going to nana and grandpa's tomorrow and aunt lisa's family will be there and then we'll go to grandma and grandpa ken's in a couple of weeks. do you like those things, too?"
"ummm... i like polar bears."