Lunch at the Arizona Inn…Virginia, Mary and Elaine Yesterday I talked about Mary and the Ordinary Day. Mary is the friend that told me about Tuesday Gifts last year. A Tuesday Gift, if you don’t remember, is a gift given on any day of the week with no reason. They are the very best kind of gift…they say “I like you” on a plain old Ordinary Day.
So last night when we shared dinner and cake with Mary, my husband and I gave Mary a gift of Time (thyme). She sat at the dinner table talking about the schedule she maintained on a daily basis…Mass, lunch with friends, exercise, meal preparation, golf and much, much more. She said there is just not enough TIME.
I could not help but smile all during the meal. I knew that when she came to our house for cake and coffee, a gift would be waiting for her.
I had gone to the nursery and bought three different kinds of thyme. I potted them in a simple clay pot and placed a rusted iron bird on the edge for decoration. I wish it were this easy to fill all the needs for my friends. I think it would be wonderful to be able to give a friend a pot of good health, smiles or sunshine? It was wonderful satisfying evening. b