To V or not to V…. Verily, I wouldst
say, That is the question; methinks I shouldst
look for those old V gals wherever I couldst.
From what I’ve heard, there were at least three….
including one who’s as inViolate as she can be.
Now I remember “My Song” — will she hear me?
This time of year, many newspapers reprint an editorial which appeared in the New York Sun on Sept. 21, 1897 — an editorial which famously responded “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” to a letter written to the paper by eight year old Virginia O’Hanlon. Today I would further respond to Virginia that not only is there a Santa Claus, but Santa assures me that, just as in those indelible childhood days, he is coming back to wherever is home on the night before Christmas — and this time he hopes to stay, if only in spirit:
As for #3: They say it ain’t over until the fat lady sings. Far be it from me to say any such things.
None-the-less, and in any case, it’s over.