I hope you're all having a very happy Christmas, or whatever else you might celebrate! Here's what my now-grown kid was up to 12 years ago on Christmas Eve, when Santa was still alive and well, and footy pajamas were the fashion of choice. She was 6 years old -
Here's her note to Santa, left out with the cookies and milk-
"To Santa we're being great kids this year. Well just a little bit bad. Because Jimmy is makeing me sad and when I get sad I get mad. I been so good I do not know what to write. I been good at a manatee place. I been good at the stor. I even been good on picnicks. And I love you."