Bumight: Dear Santa, I present my case… (Y! Superblogger)

Note that I’m not trying to bribe you or anything, but my offer is dependent on there being a MacBook under the tree.

Dear Santa,

How are you? And how is the North pole? How is Rudolf? And the rest of the elves? I hope things are going on smoothly?  If so, doxology.

I know this is usually a busy time for you, but from my calculations, you’ve made a list and you’re checking it twice. I just want to find out if I’m on the naughty list or the nice list. Not that I have any doubts which list I think I’m going to be on, but something happened last week.

On Thursday evening, I woke up wanting to eat. I put two wraps of Moi-moi on the cooker to warm up, then I put some Garri in a bowl. As I said I should add some water, I opened the fridge, and there was no water!

Let me tell you something about Moi-moi, Santa. You can NOT eat Moi-moi without GarriGarri Ijebu to be specific. Check the rule book, it’s in there somewhere.

(Un)fortunately, on closer inspection of the fridge, was my roommate’s only bottle of water. I couldn’t believe my eyes!

I brought it out to inspect it, you know, make sure its water and not… never mind! Anyways, as I was inspecting the bottle, it sort of fell into my bowl of Garri. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!)

What was I supposed to do Santa? I couldn’t be rude and refuse to drink the Garri.

I just want you to know Santa, that I did NOT steal his water. You trust me right?

That’s why I love you Santa! You’re my favorite mythical creature

Now that we’ve gotten that tiny bit of confusing evidence out of the way, I hope you’re bringing my MacBook Air.

PS: Have you tried Moi-moi elemi meje and Garri? I’m not trying to say anything about Mrs Claus cooking skills.

PPS: I could lay some out for you in place of the cookies and warm milk if you want!

PPPS: Note that I’m not trying to bribe you or anything, but my offer is dependent on there being a MacBook under the tree.


Your BFF,



Bumight is a doctor based in the US with a special interest in obstetrics and hynecology. She’s equal parts shy and outspoken depending on the situation. She blogs at www.this-is-why-I-write.blogspot.com and tweets from @bumight


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