“There might be people who pooh-pooh that kind of stuff but they must be very boring types.
“Some people think you have all this wealth, so ‘What can I possibly get you as a present? You have everything so I can’t buy you anything.’ I think that’s a cop-out.
“There’s tons of things I need. I hate all those excuses.
“They think they can’t give you something that doesn’t cost much because it’s going to be beneath you, but that’s absolute cr*p.”
Mary, of course, knew exactly what to get her beloved friend.