December 4, 2013
"I live in the cutest, quaintest downtown area. I have the awesome privilege of walking my dog every day, up and down streets sprinkled with beautiful homes, historical markers, and lovely churches that chime melodious tunes. I live a block away from a neat landmark that festively turns into something we call, “Santa’s Village,” during the holidays. This area transforms from colonial to colorful almost overnight. At night Christmas lights are proudly displayed, draped from merely every building, and precious holiday songs can be heard down the street. Normally all of this would make my little heart so happy.
However this year it makes my skin crawl a bit. I’ve got issues with Santa, y’all."
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