I had a nice Christmas weekend with some lovely conversations with loved ones, some beautiful gifts, and time to relax. But when I came into the office after Christmas, I found a gift that touched me beyond belief.

A box of knit dishcloths.

Renee Nelson

These types of dishcloths work well. But since they are generally handmade, unless you have a crafty hook-up or are crafty yourself, they can be hard to come by. I recently made mention how much I like them. That prompted what turns out was the best gift of all…connection.

Kristi Marie, the co-host on B98.5, hooked me up. Her Grandmother made me not one, not two, but six of these beauties. I understand there was a Facetime call between Kristi and her Grandmother to pick the colors. They are unicorn colors because I like unicorns. (I am crying even writing this). After the materials were delivered I am told it took her a few hours to craft these just for me.

Kristi’s Grandmother, like a lot of older family members, has been careful with contact due to the pandemic and, as a result, has not been as social over the last nine months, so I can’t do what I want to do…give her a big hug! But as soon as hugs are acceptable again, she (and a big list of some other people) are getting hugs if they are open to it!

Thank you, Kristi and your Grandmother.


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