I was meeting my friend downtown the other day and stumbled into what I think may have been Portland’s Santa Con ’09. Santas from all different stripes (slutty, tattoed, hippy, etc.) were spray painting “HO HO HO” all over buildings and chanting “HO HO HO” in unison as they marched around the pearl district. Occasionally one would yell out “santa wants beer!” and they would all cheer.
I was literally surrounded by them while trying to cross the street and four or five people came up and gave me hugs and said Merry Christmas.. and one even gave me a present! It was a tiny little package and I was pretty nervous to open it… I assumed it was drugs or something but….
It was a lump of coal!! : P
Happy Holidays everyone, hope its wonderful.
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