My apologies to Dr. Dick Blount, who will be upset at the attention.
I have known Dick, a retired opthalmologist, for many years as an elder in our church and a great conversationalist.
Only last year did a member of our church tell me about his Christmas tradition. It bears repeating and, more importantly, it bears imitating, for his attitude represents the essence of the Christmas spirit.
every year Dick would include the following letter with his December invoices: