Post Tagged with: "Santa Claus"

Christmas was a long time coming

Christmas has once again come and gone. Everyone was running around buying gifts, decorating their house, attending church services to commemorate Christian holy days and generally enjoying a lot of excitement and anticipation. We seldom wonder where these traditions came […]

A Christmas wish

Christmas is right around the corner and I am reminded of that fact every time I go shopping. The shops in all the local northern Ontario communities I call home, like Kirkland Lake, Iroquois Falls, Timmins, Cochrane, North Bay and […]

Christmas special

  My fox fur cap was slipping off my head and I awkwardly adjusted it back into position. I was in a television studio in Timmins and the year was 1968 and my whole class was part of a Christmas […]

The Santa workout

Grasping the handle of the super-sized shopping cart, I join the long line of sweating, winter-coat-swaddled shoppers a hundred metres deep. We are all waiting our turn at the automated checkout machines. One of the machines has communication issues with […]

Chocolate cookies for Santa

Chocolate cookies for Santa

For chocolate lovers the Christmas season is all about trying to see how many different ways you can make something from one of the world’s most celebrated foods. If you haven’t yet purchased something special for the chocolate lover on […]