Goldi's Locks of Yarn

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Saturday, March 19, 2005

Special birthday surprise

Although it wasn't a good thing for me to be late for work on Thursday, for one thing it turned out to be a blessing. My dear friend Kate, who lives in Baton Rouge, had told me she sent me a package via UPS. I have a plastic bin outside my back door to which I have directed all packages since there is no other way to protect them from inclement weather. Thursday, we had a wet slushy snow falling all morning - all the more reason for that crate. But the UPS person ignored it, and placed my package on the stoop, against the house. I found it as I left the house in the morning, so he'd made an unusually early delivery, to boot, as they don't usually come around the neighborhood until early to mid-afternoon. No matter, all was well and the cotents remained safe and dry.

Knowing about a lot of the stress I've been going through, she sent me a bunch of supplements, something I really needed as I'd run out and couldn't afford to replace them. There was a mug and a pocket astrologer calendar, as well as a poster of the Mayan Calendar with all of the colorful graphics and lots of information about it. There was a bottle of herbal tincture that is good for brain function (boy do I ever need that right now!). And then there was this:

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Is this not the most gorgeous thing you've ever seen??? Not only that, it is soft as a cloud! I couldn't resist slipping my crochet hook in it for easy access. It would also be good for holding a pair of glasses if you're the kind of gal who takes them on and off all the time.

Of course I had to wear it all day Thursday, and even wore it Friday too! I just love love love this! Thank you Kate for the best birthday gift ever!

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  • At 7:59 AM, Blogger Michelle said…

    That is gorgeous. I love the stone. What a lucky girl you are, to receive such a beautiful gift! Ü

  • At 8:13 AM, Blogger goldi said…

    Thanks Michelle! I'm really lucky to have such a wonderful friend, too - she's been there for me more times than I can count when I needed it. My wish is for everyone to have a friend like Kate in their lives!


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