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December 2010

  • With Privilege Comes Responsibility

    “Ms. Hatcher, we’d like to present you with these cross necklaces as a token of our appreciation.” I stared at the two necklaces in my hand delicately wrapped in a sheet of copy paper,…

    Dec 23
  • The Ultimate Gift

    It was Christmas morning. We sat on the floor surrounded with crumpled paper and presents watching our then one-year-old daughter squeal and clap over her gifts. The tree twinkled on and off while out…

    Dec 20
  • Re-Gifting: Is it Really Okay?

    “Oh my! You shouldn’t have!” No really, you shouldn’t. That silver plated moose walnut cracker from your Uncle Morris or perhaps it was the reindeer sweater with jingle bells on the antlers from your…

    Dec 6