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Better Late Than Never



Remember back in February Nicky and Mike @ We Work For Cheese ran a little challenge? Yeah, sure you do. It was a writing challenge. They called it the 30M2DoW. Now let's see if I get this right: 30 Minus 2 Days of Writing. Cute, eh? Well, along the way some dropped out, some jumped in, some started great serials but left them unfinished when the challenge wrapped up. It wasn't easy coming up with a tale every day in response to that day's prompts. But in the end I think everyone had fun...if you define the term "fun" loosely.

Now, Indigo Roth a British blogger bloke, had so much fun he designed a T-shirt to commemorate the event and made it available through an outfit called Zizzle or Zazzle or something with a Zee. Well, hell, I thought, I've got to get me one of those. So I yanked out the VISA and laid my money down...in February. And I waited....a week...two weeks...a month...and then...

It arrived today! A month and a half after I ordered it. I don't know where it went on its way to me. I think it got stuck in North Korea for awhile or something. You know that Kim Jong Un's a sneaky bastard. But I guess in the end he couldn't figure the thing out, decided it wasn't a threat to national security, realized size XL was too small for him and let it go.

With apologies to Gloria Gaynor I, and the shirt, did survive!

Unfortunately my iPhone doesn't have a wide-angle lens and I snapped this quickly because a guy can hold his breath for only so long.

Comments

Cheryl said…
You look divine! As for the length of time it took to get to you, I'm pretty sure the postal services of the US and Canada are in cahoots to ensure that every damn thing that gets sent from here to there travels to Europe, Asia, and Africa before making its rounds through South America & then up to you.
nonamedufus said…
Oh, Cheryl, I've been so sick. Pneumonia again. But it seems to be retreating. Feeling better. And now I've got my shirt so I'm feeling great! I've survived!
Cheryl said…
Oh man, I'm so sorry. Glad you're on the mend. I'm sure that shirt is working wonders for your mood. The geese can't hurt either. Just think, in a week or so, the robins will be heading your way too. Birds everywhere. What could be better than feeling good and being surrounded by birds?
nonamedufus said…
I'd better get my sunglasses on. Gotta protect those eyes.
Indigo Roth said…
Handsome devil! And what an awesome design! Sorry about the wait, I blame ZIva. Roth
meleahrebeccah said…
YAY!!! Love the shirt! Looks great on you!
nonamedufus said…
There was a time there that I thought I'd never get a chance to wear it. Just when I about gave up, it arrived.
Shawn Ohara said…
It took a while. Hand stitched in the U.K. quality inspected in Finland, authenticated in Quebec before being sent to you.
nonamedufus said…
So that's what happened?
Quirky Loon said…
Ugh. So sorry to read about the pneumonia. It's scary for folks like "us" to get super sick. Prayers and hugs!


However, I bet I know what happened to your tee.


Two words.


Dennis Rodman.


Mm huh.


Now it's beginning to make sense Lucy?
nonamedufus said…
Yeah the after-effects of chemo and radiation do wonders for the immune system, right? I curse Dennis Rodman.
jannaverse said…
What fun!
It also explains why Kim Jong Un never sent back my set of steak knives.
nonamedufus said…
Those Ginsu steak knives? Bastard!
Boom Boom Larew said…
Looking good there, Dufus! Sorry it took so long, though. But on to a more serious topic... when are we going to have the 30M2DoW reunion? I vote we go to Nicky's house!
Nora Blithe said…
How cool! I didn't hear about the t-shirts but I have a few things going on in my personal life at the time. I hate that I missed out on the shirts and the blogging but what little I participated in was a lot of fun!
nonamedufus said…
I'm all for it! Yeah!
nonamedufus said…
Funny how real life gets in the way sometimes, isn't it?
I want one so bad!!!!
nonamedufus said…
You could probably still order one. It's never too late to join our cool little club!

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