A few years ago I noticed we did not have any decorations that actually said "Merry Christmas" so I walked over to the dollar store and bought a little felt banner, and hung it up in a special place where everyone could see it. Everyone loved it. One evening I was working late, and I happened to catch a movement out of the corner of my eye. The office kleptomaniac was
"Hey, wait...! Put that back...! I bought that for the office."
She sheepishly told me she liked it so much, she wanted to put it on her office door. I told my co-workers the story the next day, and one fellow laughed so hard, his chair shook. Ever since that time, our "Merry Christmas" banner has held a special place in our hearts.
Recently a new employee was hired as an assistant to The Black Knight, and the two of them decided to go through all the cupboards and "throw out" any superfluous items they deemed unnecessary. And yes, you guessed it, they tossed out half our Christmas decorations, along with the "Merry Christmas" banner. They also threw out the
I guess I'll have to pay another visit to the dollar store.