Santa wrote back! Well, the way these things often work, is that Santa's peeps actually wrote back. Santa, of course, was too busy, but we appreciated the gesture anyway. It was nice of Holly the Elf to send us a letter in his stead!
My sweet little boy, who never once asked Santa for anything and loved all his gifts, now thinks we can send Santa letters throughout the year to request refills. "Can we write him another letter and ask for more astronaut ice cream?" Stupid, uninspired mother response: "Well, Duncan, I can just buy you some more astronaut ice cream." Why can't he write to Santa tomorrow to ask for more astronaut ice cream? Who knows what could happen? A boy can dream, can't he?