29 years of Santa Claus

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    Sad times.. the end is near.. My oldest is 29 and the youngest is 9yrs old. The last year to be Santa Claus. It was a good run.

    We have always taken the wonder of Christmas pretty serious around my house. It hasn't always been easy holding the magic. Many parents consider the fantasy just silliness. I recall from my youth the miracle and anticipation of Christmas morning a time of wonder, imagination and surprise.

    They have a whole life time of reality but I've always believed a sprinkling of magic and fantasy could only enrich their lives.

    The end does kinda make me sad though..:(
     
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    I'm more surprised that your youngest and oldest are 20 years apart.
     
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    Lets just say my first marriage lacked the necessary magic...:lol:
     
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    Lumpers- go buy a Santa suit for $50. Visit the grade school. They'll love ya. I've been doing it for 5 years now. Then I go around town to all the businesses, hand out candy canes, give the old ladies hugs. It's a hoot.
     
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    Then how did you end up with a 29 year old?
     
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    Lumpy, my 16 year old son is special needs (ASD) and he still believes. I know what you mean about that ending. It's fun when they believe. Enjoy this Christmas. Might not be the last one of believing . . . you might get another year or two, if you're lucky.
     
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    Well the beard comes in pretty white nowadays.. maybe I should give it a try.. thanks.. great idea..
     
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    My first daughter.. 29 year old... is from my first marriage, my !st wife gave up custody so she always lived with me. My son just turned 21 , daughter 17 and the youngest 9yrs. Just the way it worked out.
     
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    Enough magic that you had a child.
     
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    The darling wife thinks it's best to spill the beans, we'll see..:eusa_think:
     

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