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You know those times where you really need to take a step back and do a reality check, instead of trying to handle more than you can manage? I am in that situation.
One of the most beloved creatures of Scandinavian Folklore is the Nisse, also known as Tomtenisse or just Tomte. The nisse is a predecessor to Santa Claus. They are imagined as small, elderly men, standing about 2-3 ft. tall with a full beard and wearing a traditional farmer’s garb from olden times in Scandinavia.