Whew, my kids saved me from shopping for a sarong. Kate’s text intercepted my brain waves while I strolled through Old Navy with Maggie. We had been there an hour. A sales clerk laid out four sarongs: one pink, one yellow, one blue, and the other green. The clerk gave me the pros and cons of each color but I couldn’t decide…so many decisions.
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As for my mom, I was a bit more conservative. What do you get a woman who has everything? A card with a heart-felt note did the trick.
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