I am a native in this world And think in it as a native thinks

Saturday, December 15, 2012

A saturation of Santas

I'm pretty sure there isn't an official collective noun for a group of Santa Clauses, but the city was overrun with them today, hundreds on Tenth Avenue alone.

After yesterday's grief and horror it was wonderful to step outside and find myself surrounded by whimsy, with what appeared to be normal adults going about their usual weekend routines -- brunching, shopping, checking messages -- wearing unflattering red tunics and lots of fake fur.

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