So far, so good. But… what about Christmas? With every bite you savor and every story you share on Thanksgiving day, the jolly, wide shadow of Santa is cast over your shoulder. You might even feel the weight of his roly-poly hand as he looms over you to see if you have promptly begun your list of perfect remembrances slated to be purchased for family, friends, and business acquaintances in time for December 25th.
I know what you’re thinking: “Please don’t ruin my Thanksgiving by reminding me of this!!!”
I am not trying to bother you, however. Instead, I’m looking to solve the problem. I think we can all agree that we have enough problems already, and finding clever ideas to bring joy to the faces of all we know should be a pleasure and not a problem, right? Right?
So, here’s the answer: what is the perfect gift?
Most everybody likes candy! Wouldn’t you like some candy?
Mr. T and the kids like candy.
…and if that’s not enough to convince you, Muhammad Ali floats like a butterfly and likes candy, Dick Tracy likes candy while he’s stopping crime, and Clara Peller wants to know: “Where’s the beef!” and “Where’s the (fill in the blank) bubble gum!”