One of my friends is doing a multipart blog series about the neighbor across the street, in the time frame of the first days/weeks/months after my friend bought his house a few years back. And the post on Sunday — speaking of, this is what I’d have posted on Sunday had I not been attempting to binge-watch Who and getting bogged down trying to transfer files from my old laptop to the new one…but I think that gets its own post.
Anyway, the title of the blog on Sunday is “Gift horses have really big teeth”. And as many things as it brought up in my head, I figured my comment would have been as long as a blog post, so why not just make it a post from the start?
Here follows an exploration into the concept of gifting, including why what might look like a gift from the outside, isn’t.