Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Corner View - Gift

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I am very close to my parents, but sadly we don't live close.  (It's a 14 hour drive.)  As we don't get to see each other often, we are forever sending boxes of things back and forth.  This week's parcel:




What is in the kitten mugs, you ask?  New panties.  Only my mother would send me mugs of panties :-)  (Of course, one of my packages to them included a baggy of dog hair to break in their new sofa as they don't have any pets.  My mom glued it to a card and made a dog hair panda bear  and returned it to me in my next package.  I guess the apple didn't fall far from the tree.)

I love getting the boxes.  I never know what "surprise" lurks inside, but I know that whatever it is will make me smile.

                                        Happy Summer and happy corner-viewing!



8 comments:

  1. What cool gifts! I like yours and your mom 's sense of humor. :>)
    Cute mugs. Keep some cards with her writing on them, they will be especially precious in the distant future(hopefully VERY distant).

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  2. What a creative and loving family you have! I loved the post.

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  3. this is so nice! what a beautiful and fun way to bridge the distance!

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  4. Your family package/gifts make me smile!! Great to have such a fun mom who must surely have encouraged you to be the loving creative fun person that you are:))Sounds like along with the packages their loving parenting continues to be a wonderful gift too ♡

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  5. Gifts are links too!!! I do the same with my parents ;)

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  6. Oh, I love the parcel thing and how it keeps both sides happy and smiling! I can totally see myself doing this when the little Tops move out in a decade or so.

    Nicki

    PS Thank you for your kind comment regarding the story! I'm not sure there will ever be any official publication. For now, I just concentrate on the fun there is to be had in writing, improving my English, gaining some momentum.

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  7. wow nice gift to get from your parents!!
    at that point they really come for a moment in your house!

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