13.6.11

mail art monday

okay, i'll admit it. i thought yesterday was father's day. so i called my dad bright and early and wished him a happy father's day. he said "thanks darlin'" because you know, he didn't really know when father's day was either. when i reminded j to wish his own dad a happy day, his dad said "isn't that next weekend?" so oops. now i have visions of my dad spending the whole day crying because none of his other three children bothered to say anything on his special day! 

on the upside, this means i was totally on the ball in terms of his gift. i mailed* it out a week and a half ago and it arrived today! even better, i happened to be on the phone with my mother when he opened it! (they are probably coming to visit us in victoria in august!!). so i got to hear him laugh and say "oh ya...the shepherd's pie!" you see, my mom puts a specific seasoning in her shepherd's pie instead of gravy. so now that's the way we like it. the last time i was home my dad put the wrong one in...and we were all very perturbed by the change. it tasted funny too. lucky for him these packages are very clearly marked!






4 comments:

  1. Haha! Love it. :) I would love to get mail from you! It's all so beautiful!! I'm having a giveaway on my blog right now and would love you to enter of course!!

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  2. Nothing wrong with being early. I gave my dad his Father's Day card two weeks ago. Love the package!

    http://mandycrandell.blogspot.com/

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  3. Haha, that sounds like something I would do.

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