The Santa at NorthPark Center (Carl Anderson) has been a holiday staple at the mall for 22 years now. But beginning this year, he has started blogging about his life as Santa on The Dallas Morning News has a story into today’s paper about how Mr. Claus is using the internet to further the Christmas experience.

For instance, today he writes about his last-minute preparations for the big night. Just another reason why the NorthPark Santa is a step above the rest – to help improve the experiences of all those kids who had their picture taken with a wide-eyed, scruffy 30-something dude with a fake beard hanging off his face (you can only assume there’s a flask in his coat pocket).

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