It's funny how little things can make a big difference.
from the raff than a simple
After all, somebody took the time to do something special
for you. So why not take the time to draft and post a heartfelt message of gratitude in return?
was requisite right of passage.
who you were,
you knew that you
must say "thanks".
You see, it matters
how one says "thanks".
The manner in which it is conveyed can be just as important. Wallis ordered her notes from Mrs. John L. Strong on Madison Avenue. Simple, yet special.
it doesn't have
to be posh,
Can you imagine
Mr. von Fuelsdorff's
receiving this missive?
He immediately knew
that Marilyn appreciated
and enjoyed his gift.
it can tiresome.
As a boy, Ethel terrorized me post significant events until I mailed my notes of gratitude. At the time I resented it. But later on, I learned that the gesture made people feel special.
How terribly sad.
Today it seems that a jotted "thank you"
is rarer than an Hermes Sample Sale.
Fortunately, I am blessed to have
family and friends who still practice this
art of gratitude. Frank's parents and his
two sister-in-laws are particularly gifted
in this arena. Among my friends, "A"
instantaneously sends charming missives
post any act of kindness. They always touch my heart. And for that I say...