Santa's a Stalker and Probably Has Diabetes

I was laying in bed last night, thinking about yesterday's post - feeling weepy and nostalgic. And then, as they often do, my thoughts turned on me. They went to that dark, cynical place I'm all too familiar with, and I started thinking about all the shit we've told our kids about Santa and how it's a miracle they believe a word that comes out of our mouths about him (or anything for that matter) and it's no wonder they are terrified as hell when they see him. Just think for a second about the things we tell our kids about Ol' Saint Nick. ...more

Santa Meets the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web has, it would appear, made its way all the way up to the North Pole.  You know, the real North Pole, the one with the red-and-white barber shop pole and flying reindeer and a jolly old castle that evidently has wi-fi. For families interested in using the Internet to find out what Santa has been up to, there are plenty of sites to visit: ...more

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Confessions of an Insomniac: I believe in unicorns

Intelligence leads to unhappiness … As we age, we gain more knowledge and wisdom. This intelligence blocks our ability to enjoy life. It interferes with our creativity, our dreams, our fantasies … The more we fill our heads with facts and figures the more we limit the powers of our imagination. It becomes harder and harder to float effortlessly on a cloud. Read the rest of this entry >> ...more