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25 Dec 2021 9:04 AM | Rick Lakin, Webmaster (Administrator)

HERE'S SOME HOLIDAY SING-ALONG

THE SEVEN DAYS OF SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS

by Tom Leech

©2013 Tom Leech

On the 1st Day of Christmas

My True Love Gave to Me

A Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 2nd Day of Christmas

My True Love Gave to Me

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 3rd Day of Christmas,

My True Love Gave to Me

Three Cold Cervezas

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 4th Day of Christmas

My True Love Gave to Me

Four Quesadillas

Three Cold Cervesas

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 5th Day of Christmas

My True Love Gave to Me

Five Beef Burritos

Four Quesadillas

Three Cold Cervesas

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 6th Day of Christmas

My True Love Gave to Me

Six Enchiladas

Five Beef Burritos

Four Quesadillas

Three Cold Cervesas

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

On the 7th Day of Christmas,

My True Love Gave to Me

Seven Cheese-filled Nachos

Six Enchiladas

Five Beef Burritos

Four Quesadillas

Three Cold Cervesas

Two Margaritas

And a Sea Gull in a Palm Tree.

ADIOS AND FELIZ NAVIDAD


Tom Leech wears several hats. He heads his own communication consulting firm, based in San Diego, California. He is author of many published books about business, communications, nature and travel, plus his poems have appeared in many publications and his new children's Christmas book:
- THE CURIOUS ADVENTURES OF SANTA'S WAYWARD ELVES, just released, a 24 page color-illustrated poetic tale telling how two frisky elves decided to tag along with Santa as he made his special rounds taking presents to little boys and girls. They found many surprises when they also went down the chimney (after Santa had flown off with the sleigh and reindeer to his next destination). By Tom with co-author Leslie Johnson-Leech. 
- SAY IT LIKE SHAKESPEARE: THE BARD'S TIMELESS TIPS FOR COMMUNICATIONS SUCCESS(original from McGraw-Hill, with different sub-title). WINNER of Int'l Book Awards in "Business: Communications/Public Relations" category;
- HOW TO PREPARE, STAGE & DELIVER WINNING PRESENTATIONS, 3rd Edition 2004 (AMACOM), named by Presentations Magazine as one of six "Top of the Class" books for the year; 
- OUTDOORS SAN DIEGO: HIKING, BIKING & CAMPING, with Jack Farnan (Premier), based on his many columns as Outdoors Editor for San Diego Magazine Online;
- ON THE ROAD IN '68: A YEAR OF TURMOIL, A JOURNEY OF FRIENDSHIP (Presentations Press), his personal stories from his 6-months around-the-world adventure trip during this tumultuous year. (Remember the TET offensive?)


For nearly three decades, he has helped organizations nationwide enhance communications success and capabilities via executive and team coaching, Winning Presentations Training Seminars, and conference programs and keynotes. He is a long-time free-lance writer and columnist with over 200 articles in national and local publications, among them in-flight magazines of Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines, Executive Update, The Toastmaster, Presentations, Opportunity World, Sales & Marketing Excellence, Manage, Master Salesman, Business Journals, San Diego Magazine and Mission Valley News.

He's a native of the Hoosier State -- Indiana, and a graduate of Purdue University. His spare time activities include hiking, travel, ball-room dancing, reading good books and walking the dogs (occasionally). 

Information about his various pursuits can be found at at www.winning-presentations.com, presentationspress.com and outdoorssandiego.com.



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