Santa Claus

Dear Santa: All I Want for Christmas is the Truth!

Photography © by Andy Coan

Our nephew Noah, 7, has a real thing about Santa. Last year he was thrilled when he and his mom had breakfast with the jolly bearded fellow at the zoo in their hometown. The photos tell the tale. The first shows Noah with a look of ecstasy on his face as he perches on Santa’s lap, explaining in careful detail […]

The Ambassador from Fairyland

Every Christmas morning at my house, we wake up at the ridiculous hour of 5 a.m. Every year, my sleep-deprived and bleary-eyed dad pulls himself out of bed, shushes the littler Walker kids and tells them to wait at the top of the stairs, while, every year, he says he’s just going to run downstairs ahead of us to turn […]