"Santa, I’m so glad you’re here. This is the second time we’ve crossed paths this week! The first was at Macy’s 34th Street. ” He replied, “I’m getting ready for that long ride around the world next week!”

This gentle reminder that we are officially in the holiday season opened the wonder of the child that lives inside me whether I might spot him one more time this week to make the tally of Santa sightings to three.

There was no need to tell him again what I wanted for Christmas, because he knew.  I could focus on enjoying his company and feeling lucky.

At this place and time in New Britain, CT there was no other place I’d rather be. I felt joy and peace, living in this exceptional moment.

When have you felt similarly during your travels?