Why I Never Believed in Santa

"Better to do without books than to believe everything they say." -Chinese proverb Sure, I read the stories about St. Nick... and all his associated figures. One of my favorite illustrated seasonal books is The Polar Express; the pictures in it are breath-taking. However, I just couldn't believe in its words. I was one of those kids who would cry on Santa's lap--or at least wear a grumpy expression. I could understand the principle of rewarding nice versus naughty behavior. But a white Santa … [Read more...]