Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Off to the market
I was a bit frustrated today because I forgot to remind myself in time that the post office would be closed this past Monday in honor of Veterans Day. That is usually never a problem -- but this year, last month to be specific, I signed up for my first ever blog swap/exchange. Roughly 200 people signed up for a "daisy chain" type of holiday ornament gift giving. We all receive an ornament from one blog and we send an ornament to a different blog (great way to discover new blogs). So, my forgetfulness? The ornaments were all supposed to be in the mail by the 12th.
Yep. That was two days ago. I thought "okay, no problem, run over on Tuesday and get a cute holiday box" (my local post office does enjoy Christmas/holiday time) "then mail out the ornament and get to your appointment." Seeing as I am writing about it, you can guess that did not happen. I found a cute box and I had brought tons of my own bubble wrap and had the correct mailing address... yet after standing in line for 25 minutes I was still a good ten people or so away from being helped and I had to leave for my appointment. Today I stood in line a bit longer than that BUT! -- ornament has been successfully shipped out and will be across the USA by Friday :) All's well that ends well, yes?