Friday, December 23, 2011

Merry Christmas from Santa Claus


Santa came to the Wood River Valley last summer all buffed out with trimmed beard and shorts. He was making his usual checkup on naughty (to whisper a few encouraging words) and nice kids.

He was shocked to find so many seeming as children lost in a forest: ... confused, scared, bewildered ... uncertain as to their future survival!

I have just returned to do my usual pre-Christmas visits and am overjoyed as I look around. You, my wonderful amazing folks, have once again endeavored to persevere in spite of everything. The energy here is amazing! Instead of giving up, you have risen to the occasion, seized the initiative, and have built an even greater community!

Santa is overjoyed to report: The heartbeat of this community is strong! You have united to survive ... Congratulations!

I wish you all a very Merry ... Peaceful ... and Loving Christmas surrounded by those you love and bathed in the glow of the true meaning of Christmas. Take a moment to reach out to those who are hurting ... you'll both be enriched.

Bless you all.

Santa Claus

North Pole




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