The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 7, 1997 · Page 86
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 86

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, December 7, 1997
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S THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1997 15D SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY LIVING Year after year, Santa never lets me down ENDOCRINE & DIABETES ASSOCIATES, INC. R. MACK HARRELL, M.D. Former Chief of Endocrinology with the Cleveland Clinic Of Florida are pleased to announce a new location NOW OPEN 2828 S. Seacrest 216 Boynton Beach, Fl Call (561) 738-6323 for appt. Even Santa has to draw the line somewhere." I started to worry that 45 was the cut-off. Then, last weekend, Christmas came early. Mark took me to Georgia to see the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens re-create ghostly scenes from A Christmas Carol. Dickens arrived in a horse-drawn carriage to the sound of bugles. He was wearing a top hat and tails. He cavorted around the dining room first as Scrooge, then as Marley, then as Fezziwig, then as The Ghost of Things to Come. A dinner was served featuring the traditional Dickens family recipes . . . right down to the plum pudding. After the show, Gerald Charles Dickens sat at a writing desk in the next room and chatted with me as he autographed the books I'd brought from home. I was so excited I could barely stand up. "Mark," I asked later. "How did you manage all this?" "Me?" he asked. "Oh, no. This was a gift from Santa." Deb Welky Out of My Head 1500 Northwest 10th Ave Suite 205 Boca Raton 561-391-1085 5210 Linton Blvd Suite 205 Delray Beach 561495-1606 ' When I was about 8, my younger brother started to tell me he didn't believe in Santa Claus anymore. I covered my ears and ran from the room, screaming. Yet he had planted the seeds of doubt '; By age 10, I suspected that (even with the aid of magic dust) going up and down every chimney in the free world must take a great deal of time. Figuring five minutes per chimney at the very least, I worked out a simple multiplication problem based on the estimated number of chimneys in Milwaukee alone. Things did not look good. 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