Friday, June 12, 2009

The Excitement Is Overwhelming, aka Thanks For Coming Out

I can't believe it! I won something! I actually won!

That's right, guys! I won an Ipod shuffle!! Awesome
Stesha over at Hot Chocolate Caramel Mocha had a contest, or something, I don't actually remember what it was that I somehow entered. That gives you some idea of how fried my brain is. Anyway, I won this Ipod, and I was so excited when I found out that I almost wet myself and had multiple orgasms, all at the same time. Now, that's excitement.

Before I go on with this sad and totally self-centred post, please visit Stesha and give her some smiles.

I think I screamed when Stesha emailed me to tell me I had won. Mr. Handsome was sitting on one side of me, and Em on the other, and when I told them, they looked at me like I was ... well ... nuts.

And then I got upset because they started making fun of my utter excitement and my disbelief that I had actually won something, and that 'something' being an actual Ipod!

Both Mr. Handsome and Em scoffed that it wasn't really an Ipod because it was an Ipod Shuffle, which I guess means it's the lowest of the low.

"It's basically an MP3 player," Mr. Handsome explained to me.

"But it's still an Ipod!" I exclaimed, defending my claim to victory.


"It's no big deal," Em added, she of the 'real Ipod'. Whatever.

All I wanted was someone -- anyone -- to be excited for me.

And no one was.





That's Furry on the right, pigging out on the larger lettuce leaf.

Except these guys. They smiled, and I'm sure I heard a "Yahoo!" from Furry. She wants me to put 'Muskrat Love' on it, which, of course, I will.


23 comments:

dizzblnd said...

Well! I am happy for you! I would be just as excited. They just don't "get" bloggers. Your Guinnies are adorable! I love them

Gaston Studio said...

Well, I think it's wonderful you won something and an Ipod shuffle is better than no Ipod shuffle. Congrats!!

Sarah Lulu said...

*waving madly* ...I'm excited for you ..all the way from Australia!

*smile*

Wander to the Wayside said...

I've never won anything, not even a dollar in the lottery or a cake in a cake walk, so I'm very envious of you! I have the ipod shuffle - it came free with our cable connection (does that count as winning something?). I listen to it at bedtime when I can't sleep, and then lay awake listening to 61 years of my favorite tunes. It's simple and uncomplicated, right up my alley. Enjoy yours!

ReformingGeek said...

I love my ipod Shuffle. Sheesh! Family. They just don't get it sometimes.

The Bodhi Chicklet said...

I'm happy for you! It's wonderful to win a-n-y-t-h-i-n-g! Looks like your dog is surprised too. A happy kind of surprised.

Kylie w Warszawie said...

Congratulations! I'm smiling over here!

Kim Mailhot said...

Congrats on the IPOD and the furry Love !

SUSAN said...

Congratulations! It doesn't matter what the prize, it is exciting to win something!!!! I am thrilled for you.

Enjoy your new ipod :)

I have been enjoying your blog. I am new at blogging so am picking up some great tips from you. Thank you! I LOVE how you are so open.

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♥Trina♥ said...

WOO HOO!!!! Way to go, Mary!!!! That is SOOOOOOOO awesome!!!!! Congrats!!!!! {{{HUGS}}}

That's what I'd have said and done if I'd been around. You'll LOVE your iPod, shuffle or "real".

Lauren said...

I'm excited for you!

Southern Sage said...

Woot Woot
congrats on the winning!!!

I don't know what an ipod is but if I won it I'd be tickled about it!

roy/elisabeth dean said...

YAY FOR WINNING!
I LOVE to win things.....I came in today to a prize from a fellow blogger! Blogland is wonderful!

Enjoy your IPOD shuffle, you'll have a lot of fun picking out music to put on it! I SLEEP with mine when Roy is in the hospital so that I don't hear all the hospital noises at night!

Have a wonderful weekend~
♥,Lilly

roy/elisabeth dean said...

btw....that poodle cracks me up every time!!!
♥,Lilly

Anonymous said...

Hey Jim, soo, "Ipod" is actually, "iPod", lowercase "I".
Just throwing that out there.

As all your blogger friends seem to be doing, {{{HUGS}}}

:)
Poli ceu ceun xo

Marvin D. Wilson said...

Congrats! And the pooch is TOOOO cute! :)

The Old Silly From Free Spirit Blog

kel said...

Well, I'll "Yahoo!" for you!!!! That is awesome and I am crazy jealous!


ps changed my blog from Girl In The Glasses over to
http://www.ahesitanthousewife.blogspot.com/

Jenny said...

Good for you! I hope to win too someday.

Annie said...

Congrats!!!!

Domestic Goddess (In Training) said...

Congrats on the big win. Can I admit something, though? I think I am the only person in the world who has never actually seen an Ipod. Ok, maybe not the only one in the world... but I bet the only one in America!

blueviolet said...

I'm excited for you! I am, I am, I am! Yippeee!!! And Stesha rocks!

I'm back online, girlie! Diff url, but I'm back.

Can't wait to catch up!

blueviolet said...

Ooops, I was signed in with my email username. Ignore that one. This is the name you'll remember and that leads to my blog. Sorry about that!

Missed ya, Mary!

Frogs in my formula said...

Congrats! I never win anything. Well, once I won a picture book of London. Yep, thrilling!


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