I wasn't gonna post about this.
But now I have to.
Well I don't HAVE to. But I'm bummed now and I wanna tell you why.
Way back when on November 19th, my favorite blogger,
(have you heard of her?)
posted this letter on her bloggity schmog.
It's her oldest daughter, Claire's, letter to Santa.
I thought it was precious and I'm a sucker.
So when I saw that she was requesting, "an army out fit",
I had to step up.
I emailed sweet NieNie to ask if I could send it to her, given my MAD military hookups.
I also told her that she needed a MARINE "outift" instead.
Because let's face it.
(Marine wives take an oath to say things like that.
No offense to my Army peeps, Justin, Charles, etc.)
What did I expect. The woman probably gets about 500 million emails a day.
SOME people aren't equipped to handle that kinda email, like I am.
It's okay, I don't judge.
I took it upon myself to gather the "outift" together for Miss Claire.
I decided that since I wasn't sending something to EACH of her 4 kids, I'd make it be a baptism present instead of Christmas. I wrote that in the letter I sent with the goods.
Nielson Name Tapes
Captain Rank (of course...in lieu of Lover)
A Black Martial Arts Belt
A REAL Marine "cover"
(as I'm supposed to call it, but really it means hat.)
I was so excited and proud at what I had done.
I know, I know...
toot toot toot my own horn.
Go ahead anonymous, think of something witty to say!
Like I said, I wasn't gonna even post this until the latest discovery.
I get a Facebook message from Amber saying, "Go look at NieNie's BLOG!!!"
And so I do.
And what doth my eyes find?
Not only had someone BEAT me to the punch (some "G" character who better be family instead of just a psycho blogger fan like me so that I'm willing to forgive.)
But they freakin OUT DID ME.
My only positive,
mine are Marine cammies.
Do I feel sheepish.
Does anyone know if there's a way to retrieve mail that has already been sent for the sake of embarrassment?