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« on: January 28, 2011 03:03:03 AM »

February 4th is "Thank a Mail Carrier Day!" Here's what I made for mine:

I have to give partial credit to Dharma Rebel. I mentioned the "holiday" in the Hoopla Swap and she shot back that she should make her mail lady a hoop and *inspiration* this was imagined and created. It didn't take long. I found it soothing.
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2011 09:21:03 AM »

That there is some meticulous satin stitch! You make me feel like a slacker, Jexx. I need to get to work. My mail carrier cannot be forgotten!
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011 08:37:46 AM »

That's so thoughtful-what a wonderful gift.
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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2011 01:09:08 PM »

Your satin stitch is sooooo amazing, I'm very jealous of your mail carrier for recieving such a gift! It's beautifully done.
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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2011 04:29:25 PM »

Hey thanks you guys!
You know, we got a little snow today and guess what: the mail still hasn't come yet. It's 5:30! If they aren't delivering just because of a little snow (and by little I mean little) then I might just not give this to my Mr Mail Man this year. But then what would I do with it?
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« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2011 05:30:43 PM »

Awesome!!! You're really sweet to do that!
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2011 09:45:40 AM »

You could hang it on your window with a sign that says, "If you really delivered through rain or sleet or snow, this could be yours. Keep that in mind for next year." ... JK! I'm sure you're not that evil. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2011 10:20:41 AM »

You could hang it on your window with a sign that says, "If you really delivered through rain or sleet or snow, this could be yours. Keep that in mind for next year." ... JK! I'm sure you're not that evil. Cheesy

TOO funny! I'd be tempted. Although, if you want your future packages to arrive on time and undamaged, that might not be a good idea.
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« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2011 11:22:23 AM »

You could hang it on your window with a sign that says, "If you really delivered through rain or sleet or snow, this could be yours. Keep that in mind for next year." ... JK! I'm sure you're not that evil. Cheesy
That's very tempting, though I think it might confuse him. And how do you know I'm not that evil? That's actually something I would do. Wait, why do you call it evil?!

Dharma's right, though, tempting the mail carrier is not what I want to do.
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« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2011 08:34:08 AM »

Dharma PMed me asking if I gave it or not and I figured I would share here.
I did end up putting this out in the mail, in a big enveloped that just said "To: My Usual Postman" and inside it just had a note that said "Thank YOU!" with it. He didn't say anything about it, but the blinds were open when he came that day and the look on his face was very confused. Like "Why am I getting mail from this crazy lady?" He didn't open it, he is one of the ones the actually walks the neighborhood so his hands were full, but I was amused nonetheless. I don't think he will say anything about it, but he is a nice man so I'm glad I gave it to him.
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