Tag Archives: Santa Claus

Letters To Santa

Dad had us write letters to Santa Claus around Halloween time each year. He requested them long after any of us still believed in Santa. Dad’s request for our letters coincided with the arrival of the Sears Holiday catalogue “Wish … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy

While brushing my teeth this morning, I glanced at the calendar in the bathroom and noticed the reminder to visit the dentist today at eleven o’clock. I’ll be going in for my thrice yearly checkup and cleaning. The little note … Continue reading

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Jólasveinar

If you had to describe the standard Christmas fables we Americans believe about Santa Claus, you’d soon realize how peculiar and somewhat creepy ol’ Saint Nick would seem to outsiders.  However, the American holiday fairy tale, certainly will have to … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Nicholas Day

I love to write about holidays on bluejayblog. Rarely do I get to write about two of them in a row. Yesterday, the big holiday was the festival and games day of Faunalia. Today, believe it or not is Saint … Continue reading

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