February 22, 2006

lucky bitch

Every year, the company I work with requests we take a transportation survey to find out how and when we get to work each day. Last year I filled out the survey and about a week later, received a call that I had won a $50 JC Penney gift certificate. I used it to purchase a new (and awesome) backpack/laptop case.

I figured that was my big lucky break here at ... er... my current place of employment, but perhaps I was wrong. Last week they again sent out the mass email request for us to fill out the survey, and I did so within moments of receiving the email. I get a request, I deal with it as soon as possible - that's just how I roll.

So when the name of the woman who called me last year to notify me of my winnings came up on my caller ID here at my desk, I gladly picked up the receiver. She greeted my kindly, and said "Guess what?" I was confounded! I said, "You're kidding me!", and then we mused on how I had won last year as well. "Well this time's you won the big one. A $100 gift card to Lowe's".

Very cool. Now I just need to figure out what on Earth I could spend $100 on at frickin' Lowe's!


posted by julie at February 22, 2006 12:59 PM

things people have said

Hey Julie -

I buy all my gift cards on e-bay - so, speaking from lots of experience, you could absolutely sell your Lowe's card for at least 90-something dollars. Then you could spend it all at Starbucks or for that burrito habit of yours (or something super-special for Erik?)!

so said: Sheryl at February 22, 2006 07:26 PM



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