HIRAM, Ga. -- Bows, wreaths and garland glimmering with lights welcome visitors as they arrive at the Dobbs home in Hiram“Christmas literally blew up in our house the day after Halloween,” Brandon Dobbs laughs. For the Dobbs family, Christmas is a feeling, not a day on the calendar. “It just makes everybody happy,” Jamie Dobbs said. They are learning that joy is a choice and a mindset. It is medicine. You can hear giggling coming from the living room.