“Business is way down with all the internet buying. Gotta give Rudolph his pink slip today.”

RICHARD SMITH, Santa Rosa

“Dang! It froze again.”

PATRICIA MELOSH, Santa Rosa

“Email, Twitter, text, Facebook, Messenger. Doesn’t anybody write a letter anymore?”

ELFI FLIESS, Reston, Virginia

“I’m making my list and spellchecking it twice.”

CLAYTON SMITH, Santa Rosa

“Dear Mr. Mueller: My naughty and nice list is confidential. I won’t hand it over without a subpoena.”

BROOKE CLYDE, Santa Rosa

“Dear Amazon: You can do the deliveries. Just save me the cookies.”

SCOTT TREDWELL, Advance, North Carolina