Wednesday, November 17, 2010
"So Mom? For Hanukkah I want the Star Wars MTT set. MTT stands for Multi-Troop Transport. It comes with battle droids and a separate troop carrier, two blue pilot droids, two red security droids---"
"Bob? I need to interrupt you for a second. The thing about making a list for Hanukkah or Christmas is that you need to know that the list is just things you like, it's not an order. It doesn't mean you will get everything on the list."
"And you may get a gift that is not Star Wars related."
"That's okay. I like transformers too."
"Someone might get you something that is neither of those things. It's important to be grateful and appreciative of anything someone is thoughtful enough to pick out for you. We need to understand the importance of giving not just getting."
"Mom? Can we talk about something else now?"
"So, like I said, it comes with two red security droids and it also has a droideka."
"I thought we were talking about something else now."
"No, I just wanted you to."
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