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Drosselmeyer

pretty sure there are some other strings on this topic of off-season Santa encounters - but I couldn't find them this morning . . . 

   the lovely @Elizabeth Rose and I stopped at Olive Garden for dinner on the way home from working the show last night

   in the booth behind us sat a woman, her mother, and a very energetic 4 year old boy

      at some point he started stroking my wife's hair - she turned around to say hi and he started a conversation . . . 

   then he noted that "that guy" next to her kinda looked like Santa - my wife smiled and said "well, that's because he is"

      at that point he got even more animated - why was I there (why - getting some tools at Home Depot and then heading back to my workshop after dinner of course ! )

   he then proceeded to tell me he wanted a Nerf gun and some slime "to mush on his face"   (little boys can be silly)

   I had to ask if he was being good - and he told me he was - he chewed our ear for a good 20 min - but it was a good time . . .

   Grandma thanked us later - the boy was being raised by his aunt (the one daughter) as his Momma (the other daughter) had OD'd 2 years ago - she was very appreciative someone took the

              time to engage and entertain her grandson - sometimes you never know the backstory when you get a chance to share a little Christmas with a child . . . 

 

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bllwnkl

This might not fit here but I had a good talk with a little "feller" today when I went to pick up my dog at the groomers. He seemed so happy to have someone to talk to. He was there with his mom at work, so he was young enough not to be in school. But boy could he talk, and very good, too! He told me his dad had a mustache like me. And he had a beard, too.

Santa was never brought up but we went back and forth for a while as his mother peeked around the corner from time to time with a big smile on her face.

But the kicker was, she came into the room to answer the phone and he looked up at her and said "He's listening to me!"

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bllwnkl

We visited Linda's mother at the senior care facility today as they were starting supper. One of the sweet lady residents walked past me and said "You look like Santy Claus!"

I'll take it! :yahoo:

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Black River Santa
46 minutes ago, bllwnkl said:

We visited Linda's mother at the senior care facility today as they were starting supper. One of the sweet lady residents walked past me and said "You look like Santy Claus!"

I'll take it! :yahoo:

And you do! :Santa-Claus:

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Drosselmeyer
On 10/19/2019 at 4:40 PM, bllwnkl said:

 "You look like Santy Claus!"

I'll take it! :yahoo:

 

On 10/19/2019 at 5:25 PM, Black River Santa said:

And you do! :Santa-Claus:

I have laid eyes on him myself - and yes - yes he does . . . :thumbup2:

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bllwnkl
31 minutes ago, Drosselmeyer said:

 

I have laid eyes on him myself - and yes - yes he does . . . :thumbup2:

I have noticed that there are quite a few guys on this site that look like Santa Claus.

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Drosselmeyer
9 minutes ago, bllwnkl said:

I have noticed that there are quite a few guys on this site that look like Santa Claus.

  you are most observant and quite perceptive !

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bllwnkl

I left Target and was walking to my car. Two ladies were coming toward me going into the store. One lady smiled and looked at me and said "Hi Santa". I have to admit, it's neat to hear that!

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Tommy

Like that red hat!!!  I have one and wear it a lot this time of year!!!

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