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044 – A Sleepy Bedtime Reading – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

Sleepy Time Tales

Release Date: 12/23/2019

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Sleepy Time Tales

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Where does Santa come from. What is the root of his spirit of generosity? Will you be sleeping by the time he reaches his epiphany? Let’s Hope so!

From ‘The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus’ by L. Frank Baum

As I work in the hospitality industry the next few weeks are going to be very busy for me. I won’t be able to do much researching and writing, but I won’t leave you restless. I will have a selection of cold readings for your insomnia cures every week, right on schedule.


Story 16:21 (11:21)

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