When writing thank you notes for gifts, is it better to be honest or gracious?
THANK YOU NOTE
I wanted small pierced earrings (gold),
You gave me slippers (gray).
My mother said that she would scold
Unless I wrote to say
How much I liked them.
(from If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries, Judith Viorst (author), Lynne Cherry (illustrator), Aladdin, 1984)
Causes Kate Marshall Supports
Project Second Chance, an adult literacy program run by the Contra Costa County Library system in California.