It’s December, my schedule has been hectic and suddenly, Christmas is less than a week away. Despite the Christmas songs emanating jubilantly from the radio, my holiday spirit was nowhere to be found.
I decided to look for Santa Claus. I was sure that after I found him, my holiday spirit would return. So I looked for him where I know he has been seen in past years – in the halls of the State House in Trenton where once upon a time he filled the legislators’ stockings with money for pet projects. (I should note he filled the stockings of legislators of all beliefs and political parties.) This year, however, that is far from the case. As I was walking the halls of the State House, I got the distinct feeling that the Grinch had taken up residency . (more…)