It is impossible to express one’s love for the woman who raised us and made us who we are today through one day of recognition and a gift. Nonetheless we should all put a little thought into a thank you even though mom will probably say that it’s not necessary.
Woodside native Jim McCann started what has become the most famous name in the floral industry, 1800Flowers, in 1971. Back then the idea of purchasing floral arrangements through a toll-free phone call was revolutionary. Over the years, McCann has expanded his business to include all kinds of gift baskets.
Based on the media hysteria, one would have thought that the season was over for the Giants after they lost to the Dallas Cowboys 24-17 in the NFL season opener. The same doomsday prophets must have been gleefully rubbing their hands when Eli Manning uncharacteristically threw three interceptions in the first half of last Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to put the Giants in a 27-13 hole early in the third quarter.
As per custom, Eli turned into Superman as he shook off what looked to be a terrible day and started hitting his receivers, Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks, on big plays. When the game ended, Manning had thrown for over 500 yards and the Giants had pulled off a needed 41-34 comeback win.
It is impossible to properly thank the man who most shaped your life, but Father’s Day is one time to show your appreciation. Here are some gift ideas for all budgets.
It’s almost impossible to express the love for the woman who most shaped our lives with a mere present but here are a few ideas for showing appreciation to mom.
Forty years ago, San Diego was a sleepy Navy town that most regarded as a far-flung Los Angeles suburb. Fast forward to today and San Diego is now California’s second largest city that is no longer in L.A.’s shadow.
(photo by Meredith Ward)