Used gift wrap bows are the meaning of love

These simple, colorful, familiar bows have stood the test of time. Maybe it’s just one bow that has been carried on for generations. That might be a possibility in my family as my late grandmother Rafaela kept each bow no matter how tattered, or Scotch-tape filled it presented itself.

Seeing a used gift wrap bow makes me feel like someone thought enough of me, to know that it was truly the thought that counted on Christmas, not the fancy box, or perfectly folded wrapping paper.

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Abraham Villarreal

Abraham Villarreal

People are interesting things. I write about them and what makes them interesting.