“The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.” – Charles Dudley Warner
My kids have accused me of better remembering where I saw a bird for the first time than their birthdays.
Not true. I remember all my children’s birthdays. You don’t forget the day you gave birth. Of course I don’t remember, or sometimes even know, the birthdays of their spouses, grandkids or great-grandkids. In my defense there are a lot of them.
Now, however, I have no excuse. My youngest daughter and her husband made a Christmas gift for me that is most appropriate. I love it and immediately made a place on the wall to hang it where I can’t help but see it frequently each day.
I suspect I’m not going to get away with forgetting someone’s birthday anymore.
Bean Pat: Snow crow http://tinyurl.com/qhwlcdc Simply a short blog that a birder might enjoy, or anyone else who loves watching wildlife in nature’s habitat.