Ahh... that's a great story Dr. Emotions. And I thought you were a big tough guy, but it sounds like you got bit by the christmas spirit. Tsk tsk... I hope it doesn't overwhelm you.
Actually, that was very nice of her. I would *feel* lucky, and just make sure she gets her thank you note. That will ward off that guilt feeling.
And Happy B-DAY!!
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