Monday, December 13, 2004  

Nothing Says "I Care" Quite Like an Array of Brightly-Colored Socks.

Andrew and I made a long drive down to Florida this past weekend. To help keep us amused I packed a copy of my Emily Post Book of Etiquette. It is about 800 pages long and weights 20 lbs. And it is a never-ending source of amusement.

Although the book was published fairly recently (1995) so much of the advice harkens back to the dark ages. One of the things that came to mind this morning was the suggested list of possible gifts for a "young person":

Not sure what ages fall under this umbrella but in the future, young friends of mine can most certainly expect to receive:

- Telephone serviced paid for up to one year
- A reversible wool scarf
- An electronic Dictionary
- An array of brightly-colored socks
- Ankle weights

Of course, the ankle weights are for truly special friends. What girl wouldn't feel honored to be presented with her very own pair?

| posted by Mary | 12/13/2004 04:13:00 PM
For More Info
Favorite Reads

Boy Girl Party
Daily Bite
Defective Yeti
Karen Cheng
Keri Smith
LJC Blog
Mighty Girl
Momo Freaks Out
More Than Donuts
Not Martha
Peppermint Tina
Que Sera Sera
The Random Muse
Right Moon
Suburban Bliss
Superhero Journal
Swoozie Ramblings

Atlanta Bloggers

Cap'n Ken
Coffee Achiever
Lady Crumpet
Rambling Robin
Scott Strader
Sitting in the Window...
Titus Barik
Atlanta Blogs

Free interactive commenting by - click to sign-up!