A few people have let me know they’ve been reading this Lego blog since I first started seven years ago. That’s amazing! Thank you!
Seven years! We could have all gone through med school by now or traveled cross-country on the backs of two turtles that we wear as turtle-skates and — Ooh! I have another idea to add to my “Children’s Book Pitches” notebook. [Dan adds “Group of people go to med school” to his ideas binder.]
Back when I started this, I was just a naive calendar opener, still using a flash when taking photos and on a desperate hunt for “Sausage Girl.” It was a different time. Gas cost a nickel, there was no sadness and [insert topical Matt Lauer joke]. Things have changed.
But at least I know the Lego Calendar will continue to spit out sacred items of joy on a daily basis in December. You can’t take that away from me.
And today we get…
Mrs. Claus was raised in a different time. Though she doesn’t talk about it, she survived 18 North Pole Wars, 5 economic depressions, 4 years of hard living in a cave during the Polar Occupation and her only toy when she was a kid was a broken shard of glass. She’s tough. She’s lived a life. And when she saw Melvin’s helmet, she smiled and said, “It’s just wonderful that you’re going to live forever.”
Melvin detected the sarcasm and ditched the helmet.
Day 2 Rating: 3.8 out of 5 (Points added for the sweet board, brah!)
See you tomorrow!
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