Guest blogger mom-on-the-edge: "For My Wife on Valentine's Day - It's that special time of year when I show you how much I love you... and what a lousy gift buyer I am. Buttons are sort of like jewelry, aren't they?"
That's the card I got and it had a big, plastic button attached that said, "Perfect Wife."
Buttons are NOT like jewelry. Buttons suck. Buttons are good for popping puss-filled blisters on your foot when you can't find a needle. Buttons are good for grannies who use 'em to cover up a stain on their sweater.
But the part of the card that irks me most is, "It's that special time of year when I show you... what a lousy gift buyer I am."
What is that? A 'get out of jail free' card? A pre-emptive strike? I say I suck, I admit it, I don't give good gift so you get nothing.
Here's the deal, dude. Any gift, even if you think it sucks, is better than no gift at all.
And, the card, not so funny.