Each year we hear about the must-have toys and gadgets of the season. It's hard not to think of one of the first Christmas gifts I remember: my Cabbage Patch doll. Her official name was Zia Terri. I changed her name to Tina Marie. Good ol' Tina with her bright yellow track suit, brown yarn braids, chocolate skin and funny belly button. She smelled great too - remember that?
Do you also remember the cat fights over these dolls? Yes, although in the second grade at the time, the evening news was appointment television for me.Read more.