Thursday, February 4, 2010

'Tis a Gift to Be Simple

My Dad's birthday is today.  As the kids have grown up, my family has become increasingly lame about material acknowledgments of birthdays.  I have taken to sending thoughtful cards or emails and giving small ,Thai handicraft,  token gifts to the honorees when I next see them.  I have been thinking about my Dad's card for more than a week.  Since he is a fan of Hemingway and spent some formative college and post-college summers in Paris, I created this:

 A graphic designer would have done a much better job.  I know it's not amazing, but it is heartfelt.

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