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Big Chuck

June 3, 2013

Getting creative with gifts for grads


So it is a tricky decision this year, isn’t it? How much will you spend on a graduation gift? Hundreds? Thousands? Will it be a computer? A car? Will you resist the siren’s call of cash and seek out the perfect gift for your graduate?

I am still pondering. If only Mike were a girl. Then it would be easy. I’d just run out and pick up a shirtwaist ring, a hat brush and a book of toasts.

I’ll catch you in two ...

“Big Chuck” D’IMPERIO can be heard on weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. on WDOS-AM 730 in Oneonta, and also on Thursday nights from 7-9 p.m. on WSRK-FM 103.9 for his “Oldies Jukebox Show.” You can find “Big Chuck” on Facebook under Upstate New York Books. He invites you to contact him at His columns can be found at

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