Makin’ Your Lists:
Checkin’ ’em TWICE?
When are we going to learn
to start even EARLIER?!
© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
Do you recall the gifts you received through the years? I don’t. Not really.
Oh, I can think of a few really special presents, but mostly they all dissolve into a blur of crumpled wrapping paper, bows and snips of ribbon — all over the floor.
I more clearly remember tearing into oversized felt stockings on Christmas morning, hand-crafted by my mother for each member of our family of seven, our names embroidered in sparkles on the cuffs.
Each of us were delighted with mere trinkets, chocolate treats, and the tangerine always stuffed into the toe.
She attached a string of jingle bells to each hanging loop to let everyone know that someone was getting into a stocking!
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