I received some lovely gifts this Christmas too many to list actually. My daughter was extremely generous and the thought she put into each parcel was overwhelming. Everything was perfect and showed just how well she knows her Mum. The thought that goes into a Gift is usually more special than the actual Gift itself, knowing that someone cares enough to go to the trouble of finding the perfect thing for you.
One gift I received this year brought tears to my eyes, it was so special not only for what it was but also the sentiment behind it. From a friend of a few years now, one I can (and do) talk to for hours at a time about everything and we are in touch nearly everyday. Only thing is, we have NEVER met face to face!!!
I told someone last night that she had sent me a scruffy old pair of second hand boots with holes in the toes. But they are so much more than that! High Button Boots from the USA Circa 1900 How sweet are these? In her usual fashion she also sent me a story to go with the Boots.
I think the greatest gift she has ever given me is her friendship and love. The Boots are just a bonus :)
This leads me into my sort of New Year Resolution .........to meet at least one, hopefully more than one of the friends I have made since I joined The Chocolate Crow Trader. We talk about 'One day when...' all the time, we phone, email and meet in the Chat room, we have similar interests, values and can talk to each other till the cows come home about everything from our latest creation to what a crappy day we have had. It just doesn't seem right that I have never met some of my very best friends face to face so I am determined that it WILL happen. There is another Best friend I have known for over 30 years, who lives an hour away and I never get to see her either. How slack is that? This is going to change as well. You have all been warned...I am on my way!