being the mallphobic girl that i am, i'm ordering catalogs to browse around for xmas gifts for my family.. anyone have any suggestions on catalogs to get? any clever or cool catalogs you've seen? please let me know!
www.lakeside.com has good catalogs for random (cheap) presents. If you've ever heard of ABC Distributing, it's the same company, but you don't have to buy in bulk and the shipping is cheaper. Oh, and they have super cheap wrapping paper and bags too.
www.llbean.com. I'm biased for this one because I have the LL Bean Visa card so I get free FedEx shipping and free monogramming. Totally worth an extra credit card!
I'm Stacey. I'm a 31(!)-year-old Wisconsin girl living in sunny South Florida. The highlights in my life are my lovely boyfriend, my aloof cats, my adorable/adoring stepdogs, my two lumbering tortoises, select family members, being outside, being underwater, taking pictures, yadda yadda. Stay tuned for lots of babbling!
A small boy lived by the ocean. He loved the creatures of the sea, especially the starfish, and he spent much of his time exploring the seashore.
One day the boy learned there would be a minus tide that would leave the starfish stranded on the sand.
When the tide went out, he went down to the beach, began picking up the stranded starfish, and tossing them back into the ocean.
An elderly man who lived next door came down to the beach to see what the boy was doing. Seeing the man's quizzical expression, the boy paused as he approached. "I'm saving the starfish!" the boy proudly declared.
When the neighbor saw all of the stranded starfish he shook his head and said: "I'm sorry to disappoint you, young man, but if you look down the beach, there are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see. And if you look up the beach the other way, it's the same. One little boy like you isn't going to make much of a difference."
The boy thought about this for a moment. Then he reached his small hand down to the sand, picked up another starfish, tossed it out into the ocean, and said: "Well, I sure made a difference for that one!"