i will note, however, that one of my readers (yep - another kath...) has graciously sent me lovely some gifts in the past - full disclosure: she sent me a hand-made necklace at xmas, and recently a hand-made scarf to keep me warm during the winter.
i must acknowledge that the chinese walls between editorial and advertising at this blog are very thin- and i'm
in other news, kathy also sent me a squeeze-me pig - which 'oinks' in two syllables when squeezed - kathy informs me that the duosyllabic 'oink' actually translates into 'george bush' (and who am i to argue?)
kathy also informs me that whenever she asks her house-pets "where's george bush?" - they reliably chase down the pig - and there's a subsequent porcine-sounding
to summarize, i'm completely for sale. send gifts and comments and thoughts of love for what i do, and i promise i'll keep doing it.