It’s that time of year again…

Time for Thanks, Gifts, and Giving

In introduction (or a simple reminder)–a few years back I read an article in the Tribune that offered personal stories about “The Gifts that Stay with us for a Lifetime.” The sweet, silly, nostalgic stories about the ‘gifts’ given really resonated with me. I requested friends, family, and readers to share similar memories to be posted here.

The response was overwhelming.

Once again, I am asking for YOUR stories, in your words, about the ‘gifts’, whether literal or not, that have stayed with you. Send them to LiteraryMary@comcast.net with the heading, re: Thanks, Gifts, and Giving. I plan to post them the last week of the year, December 26 through 30.

Not sure what to write about or how to write it? Click on the links for inspiration:

One Cherished Gift
The Thanks, Gifts, and Giving Post pt.1
T, G, and G Part 2
Yes, Virginia, there is a THIRD post of Thanks, Gifts, and Giving!
Gifts and Gratitude
Gifts and Gratitude, Again

Short and sweet, photos encouraged.
Thank you!
I look forward to reading (weeping) and sharing your funny, loving, memorable ‘gift’ stories.

About Mary Fran Says

I am an artist, crafter, designer and writer. I enjoy working with mixed media-- applying visual and tactile manipulations to telling a story. Not a lot of market for that, though, :), so I'm focusing on short story submissions and novel completions. Yes, plural. Lots of beginnings, too many ideas, not enough focus.
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