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9 Days Left Until Christmas 2012

Geek Alabama Christmas 2012

9 Days Left Until Christmas

At the North Pole:

One thing the North Pole gets all the time is letters from kids.  The North Pole has a mail processing center where they receive all the letters and e-mails from children all around the world.  The letters and e-mails are read and then the child’s wishes are entered into a computer database so the elves at the toy making plant will know what the child wants for Christmas.

Christmas Song:

I’ll Be Home for Christmas was written by American lyricist Kim Gannon, and the Jewish-American composer Walter KentBuck Ram, who previously wrote a poem and song with the same title, was credited as a co-writer of the song following a lawsuit.  The song was first recorded in 1943 by Bing Crosby who scored a top ten hit with the song. This Christmas song has since gone on to become a Christmas standard.  I liked the version from Rascal Flatts the best!

Adult Gift Idea:


Do you have a smartphone and a baby.  Then you should consider getting the Withings Smart Baby Monitor.  You can monitor your child through your smartphone and even receive alerts for motion, sound, temperature, and humidity changes.  Find at

Child Gift Idea:


With all the tough news going on.  I think kids could use something to comfort them.  What’s better than a teddy bear.  Build A Bear Workshop is the best place where kids can build their own stuffed toy.  For more info. go to:

Christmas Charity:


Here is another charity that is helping the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.  The Sandy Hook Elementary School Victims Relief Fund is accepting donations to support the victims, families, and all others affected locally by the tragic shooting.  All the funds are going to the school’s PTSA organization.  To donate go to:

12 Days of Christmas:

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me 9 ladies dancing.  The real cost for 2012; $6,294 per performance.


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