Throwback Tuesday: Letters to Santa

When was the last time you wrote a letter to Santa? What did you ask for?

If there was one holiday that every child looks forward to, it’s Christmas. Perhaps in all of the days in the year, Christmas Day is the time when all children (and perhaps those who are children-at-heart) are allowed and encouraged to be lively and loud. Ripping the paper off presents, indulging on sweets and other delights, running around in excitement…

Ah, to be young again.

Credits: juliamorgan & emkei

We all know that nobody can turn back time and give us our childhood back, but there is no harm in reminiscing, right? It’s the season to be jolly and merry, after all!

So, answer this question: When you were a kid, what present did you ask Santa to give you?

Credits: rdp_ribeirense & freaktv

“I wanted a xylophone that could fit in my Christmas stocking.”plasticpopsicle

“I wanted a sibling and/or a pet cat.”michpusa

_"Money, so I could just buy what I wanted." — guyabano

“A Monopoly board game.”mindyminde

“Coloring materials and picture books.”geegraphy

Happy Analogue Holidays everyone! Cheers!

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written by geegraphy on 2012-12-25 in #lifestyle #letters #christmas #santa #holidays

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