What Would You Stuff In My Stocking?

I didn’t want to leave you without a Christmas post tonight, Modern Philosophers, so I wanted to share this new photo with you.

stockingI hung my Christmas stocking at my desk today, and I thought it would be fun to ask you what you would put in my stocking if you were Santa Claus.

I’ve already had two answers from friends on Facebook (I posted the photo there earlier).

John said that I should let Timbo fill my stocking, which got me trying to figure out how many Maine lobsters would fit in the stocking.   What’s your guess?

Mary said that she would fill it with coal or a nice log so that I could keep The House on the Hill warm during a frigid Maine Winter.

So what about you, Modern Philosophers?  What would you put in my stocking?  What would you like in yours?

blurry treeI did decorate the Charlie Brown tree at work a little more today.  Unfortunately, the photo came out very blurry.  That was because Santa Claus, who paid us a visit and shrank himself so the tree would tower over him, chose to let out a mighty Ho! Ho! Ho! just as I took the photo.

Even when he’s that small, Santa Claus can generate a laugh powerful enough to shake an entire room!  He said he was quite impressed with out little tree, but he did take me aside, hand me $50, and tell me to go out and buy a bigger one.

I hope this post finds you filled with the Holiday Spirit.  Have a great night!

About Austin

Native New Yorker who's fled to the quiet life in Maine. I write movies, root for the Yankees, and shovel lots of snow.
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43 Responses to What Would You Stuff In My Stocking?

  1. Louise says:

    red licorice, a voucher for a great restaurant, personalised shopper to chauffeur you to NY and go nuts on 5th avenue or wherever your heart desires for clothes, books, etc. A trip to FAO SChwartz (went to the one in san fran. loved it) ice skating central park and hot chocolate on top of somewhere spectacular to watch the sun come up.
    Was gunna say me but i am millions miles away.
    How about driving lessons from The Penske Brothers or Kyle Petty for the snow. ????

  2. NotAPunkRocker says:

    Lottery tickets*.

    *If you win an amount large enough that they present it to you on TV with a big, cardboard check, then I get 25% (of the money, not the fake check)

  3. D. Parker says:

    Only Santa can fill a stocking and I’m not takin’ the Big Guy’s job. 😉

  4. reocochran says:

    Well, not a lump of coal… hmm. I usually give the men in my family those sleeves of pecans, pistachios or cashews, Slim Jims, cans of herrings and sardines, and a gift card to a restaurant. Since you live where the best seafood is, I won’t send you a Red Lobster card, ha ha!

  5. JackieP says:

    A chauffeur for the winter. Plus someone who will shovel for you for free. Then I would put in your stocking a plane ticket to the place of your choice for a free two week vacation. 😉 You can thank me later……

  6. Reblogged this on galesmind and commented:
    I would give you a purple crystal star for your tree and another $50 to get a new one.

  7. grannyK says:

    Keys to a new vehicle that is better in the snowy winter. A robot that is programmed to shovel snow! I know that is a machine (they both are) but don’t be afraid, they are here to help.

  8. markbialczak says:

    A studio deal for your new screenplay successfully negotiated would be folded in half awaiting your signature would be stuck in your stocking, Austin.

    My check as your agent with and extra point for Christmas as a bonus would be waiting in mine! 🙂

  9. JED says:

    Another week’s vacation on the island with the witches. They would use their powers to make it sunny and warm while they showered you with drinks and finger foods. Massages as needed. Snow miser wouldn’t like that at all and I think Santa probably would join you the week after his annual trip so you would have company and could talk stories for days.

  10. Louise says:

    if gary is gunna swop on”down’ he better have a u-haul for all of that, more and that xmas card. I don’t have a front porch, more of a concrete portico. got roses out the front; as long as gary does not eat them.
    We have lots of bronzed girl gargoyles here for him if ‘he is looking for love.’ 😀 😀 ;D lol
    Anyway wheres seamus and the princess of darkness this yuletide season???

  11. First of all, you’d receive a stocking toe extension. Then I’d gently pour in the 365 magic bird seeds Santa has made for you to put in the bird feeder. The ones the birds eat will save their little lives from hungry hunting eagles. The seeds that are blown in the wind will germinate and grown into magic portals which would allow you to visit the universe’s expanses and the ones that are eaten by squirrels will basically just taste good.

  12. I’d give you a book on the history of football. Not soccer. Football. Oh, and some cat sized Santa hats…

  13. If it were possible–I’d fill it full of Joy, Peace, Happiness, and Best Wishes for success.

  14. idiotprufs says:

    Since I’m certain this is a double entendre, I’m just going to leave it alone.

    • Austin says:

      It really wasn’t meant to be. I knew the headline would catch some attention, but it was actually meant to be an innocent question from a guy who loves Christmas…

  15. navery101 says:

    Mr. Potato Head…he’s the kind of guy that changes when the mood strikes…Good Cheers!

  16. Gail says:

    As a fellow New Englander, I think we could both use a truckload of Ghirardelli hot cocoa and mini-marshmallows.

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