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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3 responses to “You Bought Me What?

  1. Pingback: You Bought Me What? | bridgesburning

  2. I laughed at your gift of a mixer. I always loved gadgets and would much prefer an appliance as a gift than clothing. Yes, I was given clothes that I didn’t want. The giver loved clothes, and I had to accept them graciously. Thankfully, this was not my husband.

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  3. Oh my, Anne. What am I to think about you accepting clothing from somebody who was not your husband? My mother would have been horrified had it been me. How times have changed! And while I was not particularly pleased about the mixer it certainly came in very handy for the next several years. Thanks for your comment


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