Friday, July 27, 2007
And the Winner Is.....
I got this post ready last night, so all that was needed was to do the random number thing, which is a lot easier than cutting up little pieces of papers that have everyone's name written on them, then asking the dog to draw one, since sweet husband is away at work supporting me, and you just can't count on a cat to be of any practical use much of the time.
I love that was all one sentence :-) If I were a retired English teacher I might find it a bit depressing. Rather, I'm a retired secretary and saw the speed the letters were typed, so it's encouraging instead. Not that encouraging my grouchy typing teacher, Mrs. McKinney, would EVER be my goal, but I digress.
The winner of Giveaway #1, the Susan Branch planner, is Jennifer at Snapshot. She was #20 out of 147 comments. I'm familiar with pretty Jennifer who lives in Connecticut; I read her blog and see her comments on my posts now and then also. So it feels a bit like giving it to a friend, which is nice. If I had several more to give, I would have given one to the man who wanted it for his wife, since I wonder if he's lived through several incidents where she forgot the boss was coming for dinner til he walked through the front door and the kids were swinging from the light fixtures and tuna casserole was in the oven, or they were leaving on vacation the next day and nobody had clean underwear, or he stood waiting for a ride home from work. And waiting. And waiting. I would send another to the woman who said she was in desperate need of organization with school starting again soon because I can really relate to that, once you start having to write in sports practices, school pictures, parent's night, etc., then I'd send another to TaunaLen who spoke to my soul when she said, "planners always call to me. I don't know what it is about all those numbers and squares, but they make me feel all fluttery inside, like I'm falling in love." TaunaLen and I could be friends in real life I do believe. And one would absolutely go to this woman, can't you just hear her all breathless saying, "Oh my gosh, I could really use this! I am SO absentminded (blonde) (she said that, not me) and unorganized." I have a friend like her, and every single time we meet, 30 minutes before, she phones and asks me what time and where. Maybe I should buy another one for my friend's upcoming birthday? Jennifer strikes me as already having her act together, and so she'll be able to pull out this oh so pretty planner when she's at the doctor's office, or school, to pencil in appts. Congratulations to you Jennifer - hope you really enjoy it.
The winner of Giveaway #2, the chalks I rarely used and even managed to photograph upside down, is Fiddle D. Dee, at Seedlings to Sunflowers. She was one of the very last comments, so she barely squeezed in! I hope she wears them out, they needed to be used by someone, and I think she'll do just that. The only use they might have gotten at our house, after I unearthed them, was giving them to the grandkids to draw on the driveway. Seriously.
This was such fun, I've never given anything away on my blog. Rather, I usually drag it up the driveway and set it out by the street with a "Free to Good Home" sign, but I'll have to do this again, in the not so distant future. Stay posted.
I don't know about everyone else, but I'm whipped from all the blogging this past week. I'm off for a bit of catch-up around here. xooxox
posted at 12:10 PM