Daily Archives: December 18, 2021

You Bought Me What?

A World Apart

“It came without ribbons! It came without tags!
It came without packages, boxes or bags!”…
Thenthe Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before!
“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’tcome from a store.
Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!”
Dr.Seuss,How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

As usual, it is getting late and I am sitting in bed writing this on December 17 for publishing on the 18th.At a total loss as to what to write today, I looked back on what I published on this day in other years.And I found one on December 17, 2012. Yes, nine years ago when I was writing a daily blog (along with many others).

At that time I mused on gifts that we really didn’t want, given to us by our nearest and dearest, who really should have known better.

Twice it happened to me – and I guess that’s not bad in 41…

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