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What I want for the holidays:
Love. 8%
Understanding. 0%
Peace on Earth. 25%
The death of racism and intolerance. 0%
A pony. 66%

Votes: 12

 WAR IS OVER!

 Author:  Topic:  Posted:
Dec 24, 2001
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Happy holidays, everyone. :)



       
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Sir (none / 0) (#1)
by Martino Cortez PhD on Mon Dec 24th, 2001 at 04:08:50 PM PST
For this so called "christmas", I would like a new mansion built on my South African estate. Please make sure the contractors who build my site are under the age of 13. We don't need any geezers working on my buildings.

Merry Christmas,


--
Dr Martino Cortez, PhD
CEO - Martin-Cortez Financial Corporation
Copyright 2002, Martino Cortez.

 
While downtown today, I noticed (none / 0) (#2)
by chloedancer on Mon Dec 24th, 2001 at 05:44:32 PM PST
that there were microphones in the glass-enclosed Santa booth, broadcasting Santa's conversations with the various visiting urchins who'd waited patiently in line to visit him.

I joined the queue and Santa winked at me when I approached. Sure, I'm on the downhill slide towards 40 and I don't believe in the commericalized aspects of the holiday season, but I'm small enough to not be physically intimidating and cute enough to get away with any whim I'm willing to act upon. And there was a microphone with a guaranteed audience... I just couldn't miss the opportunity, really.

A cheer went up when I asked for nothing less and nothing more than a day of peace for all, one day with grace and without fear. And Santa gave me a hug and said he'd do his best; it's enough to keep me hopeful.


Lovely :) (none / 0) (#3)
by Lint on Mon Dec 24th, 2001 at 08:24:44 PM PST
That was really nice, chloedancer. I'm pushing 30, but I still love the mystery and wonder of the holidays-- including strangers in Santa suits passing out candy canes in malls. ;)

And I still honestly believe that this world could be a nice place in which to live-- a place without prejudice, war, violence and hatred-- even if only for one day, if we wanted it to be that way. It's a nice dream to hang onto. :)

Thanks again for your comments... that was lovely.

Happy Holidays!


Your denial is beneath you, and thanks to the use of hallucinogenic drugs, I see through you. Bill Hicks

There's a punchline, too... (none / 0) (#4)
by chloedancer on Tue Dec 25th, 2001 at 11:13:26 AM PST
After leaving Santa's company, I returned to the company of my friends waiting outside the booth to engage in a round of hugs. In my company was a long-time friend who shall remain nameless, but bears an amazing resemblance to the Judeo-Christian countenance of none other than Jesus Himself (people are always doing a double-take when they see him -- it's highly amusing). With any luck, an urban legend may result! :)


 

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