Our son is old enough now that he’s beginning to have some, er, speculation about Santa.
Our response? What my late mother-in-law used to say:
“If you believe in Santa,
then he’ll believe in you.”
Which makes a heckuva lotta sense, if you think about it. It’s better than making a threat, right?
In my mother-in-law’s house, Santa always left sensible stuff like toothbrushes and other goodies in the stockings, so that little quip wouldn’t have worked for her.
On a lark last week I went searching for some retro Santas, all in keeping with the “Modern Life in the Spirit of the Victory Garden” theme here at RW&G. Here are some of the most intriguing images that I found:
Yep, Santa sold ciggies for awhile!
We’ll close out with a little vintage Eartha Kitt. Merry Christmas!
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