Tag Archives: Hope Kids

“This is better than awesome.”

I have multiple events that I attend as Santa each year. As of this moment, 2017 holds 39 events in 30 days. Throw in the potential things waiting to gel, it’s 42. Add in the stuff in the previous three … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Vito. It’s Going Pretty Well Down Here.

Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus, The Christ. One of my greatest gifts this year is the story of Vito. I think it’s some of Jesus’ finest work. I first met Vito a couple of years ago at Children’s … Continue reading

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A personal note.

I’ve often written about the love and admiration I get from children in my visits as Santa. There is another side to that coin – loss. I never understood Jerry Lewis’ calling all of those children “My kids” when I … Continue reading

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A Christmas gift for Santa.

What do you call it when virtually every face you see in a day turns to you with joy and an expectation of an increase in their personal happiness just by virtue of your presence? Being Santa. And what does … Continue reading

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Red Suit Rampage.

The first week of full madness has almost come to a close.  Last week I was blessed to shoot some television commercials for  ShopNBC as their Santa.  The crew were magnificent and fun to work with  on the shoot.  Not only … Continue reading

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