Friday, September 11, 2015

The people who know me best ...

by Lorraine Bartlett / Lorna Barrett / L.L. Bartlett

My friends know I'm a bit of an oddball, so it was a surprise when I received the Solar Queen in the mail the other day from my friend Gwen. The fact that she'd send me something as silly (and wonderful) as a Queen Elizabeth figurine who cheerfully waves to me all day long (she sits on my desk beside my mouse), isn't such a surprise. Gwen knows me.

There was a gift-giving occasion in my recent past, and my BFFs Ellery Adams and Leann Sweeney gave me the best present. It was an hour of their time. We connected for an online chat and laughed so hard poor Leann had to grab her inhaler.  (We're going to do it again, soon, but Leann will be prepared next time!)

It's hard to find a cardigan. I'm hard on my clothes, and I've been searching for a new cardigan. Mr. L went online and found me one. Okay, we're married, but we're also BFFs, too. Every time I wear that sweater, I'll know it was chosen with love.

What meaningful gift have you received lately?