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The Gift Giving Grinch

I’m completely frozen in my tracks. My brain doesn’t even know where to start. There are millions of options and no options. There are strategies. There are fun, creative, thoughtful ways to go about this, but.... I don’t want to do any of it. I don’t want to buy the first gift. Not even for my children. Not even for my husband.  I don’t even want to open a gift. I’d rather not. I will, but it’s like I’m being forced to decide something right there on the spot. I’m supposed to respond with something right then and there and be glad about it and there is not space to process.  But, I’m no grinch. At least I don’t think I am. First, I envy all of you that are such good gift givers. I love how joyfully and easily you find meaningful gifts and present them so well (Karen, Jessica, and Mary -- I'm talking about ya'll!!!)  There’s a book that came out when we were young loves and just learning about what love really is. It was a little cheesy but this guy had some