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Alaskan Santa Jim

I'm floating on air at the present time as I just landed what I believe, for me, is the "Dream Job".

The folks whe own and operate "Santa Claus House" in North Pole, Alaska are opening a new shop in Ketchikan, Alaska called "Christmas in Alaska" and I was hired yesterday as there resident Santa. I will not only be in character at all times, but also be a clerk/cashier for their operation. Most of the time I'll be a "Casual Santa" as far as garb and costume is concerned, but occasionally I'll be called upon to be in complete garb at which time my wife will join me as Mrs. Claus.

I spent 35 of my first 50 years on this earth involved in retail, and have missed the interaction with people over the past 13 years with the various jobs that I have held, so it is going to feel real good getting back "in the saddle" so to speak, and not only am I back into retail, but I GET TO DO IT AS SANTA!!!

So if anybody who reads this is going on an "Alaskan Cruise" and Ketchikan is one of your "Ports of Call" be sure to stop by and say Hello.

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Kona

Oh Boy that phone call must of made you feel great. Congratulations

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Michael Rielly

What a great job! I am very jealous!

As begrudgingly I pack for another business trip...

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Iowa Santa Claus

Wow what a mix up I must have used your phone number instead of mine , how did that mix up happen. No really just kidding. What a great job , I'd quit trucking, leave the wife behind, and be there in a heart beat for a job like that. GOOD LUCK Santa Jim

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Santa Johnny Boy

A job like that is akin to winning the lottery! Congratulations Santa Jim!

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Guest clauswithacause

You are blessed! What joy! I am so glad for you, and like everyone else just a little envious...

Still, I am glad for your sake!

Chris

Claus with a Cause

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Santa JerryO

Congratulations Santa Jim, I know that you are excited. I am with everyone else when it comes to being envious, I recently retired and would love to land a job like that. You will be great!!!!!

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SantaRay

:congrats:

As you can tell, we are all RED with envy.

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Kriss Kringle

That's great! The chance to spread the Christmas Spirit throughout the year to people from all over. Congrats!

:tree2:

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Alaskan Santa Jim

Thanks for all of the kind words,

God Bless

Alaskansanta Jim

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Santa Joseph & Mary

Wonderful news Santa Jim. We can't think of a nicer couple than you and Connie for this to happen to!

:congrats:

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FrSanta

Hey Congratulations,

That is a dream job, I have been to the one in North Pole, when I was covering for the priest at the St. Nicholas Parish in North Pole, it was great and I went out to dinner with the Santa there. I have had in the back of my mind, that it would be great to retire to St. Nicholas Parish in North Pole, say the morning mass, and then be the Santa at house..So minus the priest part your living my dream. :yahoo::clap::yahoo:

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