Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, my dear readers. During the past few Christmases my family has actually worked as Santa’s helpers. One question that always persists among our quests, after the guys who come up to the set to ask for the time, is why Santa has to go on break and what it is he does. Much of this comes from the kids who hoped they would see Santa right away. To that end, I’ve written a little story for those kids, inspired by their question.
What Does Santa Do When He Goes On Break?
Round about each December, to the mall you may go to visit Jolly ol’ Saint Nick.
You’ve been good, you’ve waited long, you’ve made your list, and now you go to stand in line.
Yet when you get there you may find Santa’s left his throne.
The sign it says that Santa’s gone on break.
45 minutes is all it will take,
but 45 days it seems to you.
Just why does Santa need a break,
and what does he do when he leaves his throne?