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Third or Maybe Fourth Sort-of Annual Cactus Fish Christmas Card Exchange

Well! That was a very brief blog resurgence, wasn't it? The good news, however, is that I just ordered my Christmas cards. No, wait, the good news is that Chris just ordered our Christmas cards because he designed them. Twice. The first design was great but it was also $102 for 50 cards and I told him there was no way in hell we were paying that and he'd better get his virtual butt over to Costco right quick and start over. Which he did, because he loves me. Or maybe just because we are both pretty tired tonight and he didn't have the energy for a fight. The better news than that is that since Chris did the cards this year I didn't have to, and it is usually my job and not my tippy-top favorite holiday task. But the other good news is that Costco cards are pretty cheap and once you order 50 it is even cheaper to add on a whole bunch more and that bunch more are going to you nice people, if you would like to have them. Just in case you haven't participated before, here's how it works:

  • If you want to exchange cards with me, leave a comment on this post and I will email you.
  • Please for the love of god do not put your mailing address in my comment section.
  • No lurkers. Sorry, lurkers, I love you, I truly do, but you aren't getting my address unless we have had some level of two-way communication over the years and I feel reasonably sure you aren't going to run over to my place and steal my kidneys.
  • If you request a card from me, you have to send one back. Fairs fair.
  • I'll do Canada, but anywhere else takes too damned long. Sorry Europeans! And Aussies! And everyone else!
  • I won't do do Canada, get your minds out of the gutter.
  • While supplies last - I'll post a follow-up once I think I've maxed out my available cards, but please forgive me if I run out before I get back here to beg for mercy.
  • How impressed are we that I remembered how to do bullet points? Very impressed indeed.