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Elves of the Day #2285

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Elves of the Day #2285

(Psst–keep this a secret until morning)

Laurel and Jamie spent most of the day patching together a present for their dad, who is renowned as Ungiftable, needing and wanting nothing. Their solution this year to gifting the ungiftable was a perfect Ugly Christmas Sweater, featuring a felted image of Santa Claus flying over a snow-laden neighborhood. Two strands of battery-powered lights and a string of little bells make the sweater a full-sensory experience, and to top it all off, Rudolph is spewing mid-flight onto an unfortunate snowman below.

It’s a marvelous piece they’ve made, and ultimately I think the gift is less for their dad than for everyone else who will get to see him wearing it.

I get to be part of the festivities tomorrow. Just being here is enough of a gift, but there’s a package or two waiting under the tree for me, too.

Better sleep, else Santa won’t come pick up some of the excess cookies we have…

tune my heart to sing

Written by Umbrella Man

December 25, 2014 at 12:43 am

Posted in friends, holidays, people

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