I recently read an article in the newspaper that caught my attention. A retired widow with health problems and a depleted retirement account was writing the newspaper to suggest gifts that would be special to her and maybe others.

They were:

  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Newspaper fees
  • Paper or ink for the computer
  • Stamps
  • Self-sealing envelopes
  • Special food she would no longer buy
  • Car washes
  • Gas cards
  • Occasional cleaning help
  • Craft supplies
  • Books
  • Handmade card from grand kids
  • Movie or theater tickets

This widow was not complaining and her children treat her well, she just wanted to lend a helping hand to those possibly looking for gifts for the elderly.

Nice job!