The Chronicle has been known to send a letter or two to Santa, back in the day. But our recollection is that they were whisked up the chimney or something – actually, that memory is pretty fuzzy.
Ann Arbor kids have a more direct alternative: A mailbox on South Ashley specifically for letters to Santa.
The mailbox is red, naturally, with Christmasy images painted on all sides. A note near the letter slot makes its purpose clear: “North Pole Only!”
According to Maura Thomson …