As many of you pointed out, I had a rather unwelcome Christmas present plopped into my mailbox this past week. Of course it was photo-shopped, creating a disturbing little advertisement that is out of context and out of time. It surprised me as much as it seemed to surprise most of you.  What is even more surprising is the likely identity of the person who spent thousands of dollars to send it.

First: The ad says I am an “E&B Representative.”  I am not an E&B representative. That is not true.  I would not be ashamed to say so if I were. The people at E&B have shown themselves to be as kind, thoughtful and sensitive a group of people as […]