I did something really stupid. And my excuse? I was tired and I wasn’t thinking.
I sent out an invitation in my ezine. I told people that if they would email me, I’d send them the six new journaling boxes I had created.
That was cool, and fun, and I had 22 responses by the time we hit the road for vacation. I also had my husband help me load “everything” I needed on my memory stick. Everything, that is, except the journaling boxes.
So today is Sunday, and it’s after 11 p.m., and I open my email and what do I find? 46 new requests for my journaling boxes, which is MONDO-cool but…here’s the catch: I don’t have the file!
So here are my options:
1. Ask everyone to wait until I return home.
2. Make a new set of journaling boxes, take it to Office Depot (I looked up the closest one in google) and have them scan it and send it to me to send along.
3. Beg some of the early recipients to send me a copy of the file I sent them.
I decided to roll with #3 for now. Let’s see what happens!
Here’s the scoop: In this increasingly technical age, we can do just about anything. BUT…when you’re tired and not thinking straight all that technical gooble-de-gook can’t help you. It’s good old fashioned rest that matters, not the strength of your hard drive or how much memory your computer has.
But here’s another scoop: I’m only human and sometimes I goof up. Usually when I do, it’s a biggie!
Helen Ginger says
I have a feeling no one will be too upset. If it were me, I’d tell you to go with #1.
Relax. Have fun on your vacation. Reality will still be there when you return.
Joanna Campbell Slan says
You are someone I’d like to get to know better. I so admire your work.
Actually, when I opened my mail this morning, someone had already sent me the file as I requested. Isn’t that super?
The people who read my ezine are the BEST people in the world.