Posted - 12 December 2003 : 10:48:52 AM
One particular Christmas season a long time ago, Santa was getting ready
for his annual trip, but there were problems everywhere.
Four of his elves got sick, and the trainee elves did not produce the toys
as fast as the regular ones so Santa was beginning to feel the pressure of
being behind schedule.
Then Mrs. Claus told Santa that her mom was coming to visit. This stressed
Santa even more.
When he went to harness the reindeer, he found that three of them were
about to give birth and two had jumped the fence and were out, heaven
Then when he began to load the sleigh one of the boards cracked, and the
toy bag fell to the ground and scattered the toys.
So, frustrated, Santa went into the house for a cup of apple cider and a
shot of rum. When he went to the cupboard, he discovered that the elves
hidden the liquor, and there was nothing to drink.
In his frustration, he accidentally dropped the cider pot, and it broke
into hundreds of little pieces all over the kitchen floor. He went to get
the broom and found that mice had eaten the straw end of the broom.
Just then the doorbell rang, and irritable Santa trudged to the door.
He opened the door, and there was a little angel with a great big
The angel said, very cheerfully, "Merry Christmas, Santa.Isn't it a lovely
day? I have a beautiful tree for you. Where would you like me to stick
And thus began the tradition of the little angel on top of the Christmas