Birthday Thank you's

Do I have to go out of my way to thank people who send birthday/anniversary cards that do not include any type of gift? I have no problem thanking them when

I see them in person but do I owe them a call?

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Nov 01, 2011
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by: Anonymous

I believe that if you do not see the person regularily and the card contains something OTHER than the printed cardstock, a phone call is in order.

My mother mails cards to my young children for every occassion that sells a greeting card. She lives in another state. However, she has now got wind of that belief and includes comics from the Sunday paper or free stickers she gets from non-profit organizations in order to illicit the call. If she doesn't hear from us in 2 days, she emails that she's waiting!

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