And the Winners are…



I could beat this Oscar meme to death all WEEK. And I didn’t even watch the show! Which I only regret because I missed the Crazy-Purple-Kanye-Lady. Lord, please let me be that wacky when I grow up.

Crazy-Purple-Kanye-Lady aside, you will remember that a few weeks ago I posted the First Ever Constant Holiday Give-away! I’m really into caps this morning. I got caught up in work, and in planning (and then taking) my Puerto Rico trip, so I haven’t had a chance to announce my winners yet. So today’s the day!

And yes, I did say WINNERS. In an atypical spasm of generosity, I decided to give both my copies of “How To Travel Anywhere” away (admittedly after I had read one of them. But they are used books so no one will ever know), and randomly selected two of my reader comments, who obligingly sent in an account of their favorite vacations.

Drum roll, please….

K. Smith and P. Foster! Come on down and accept your prize! Or rather, wait feverishly by your mailbox. K sent in an account of a family trip with her mom and grandma to Chattanooga Tennessee, and P sent in this haiku-like description:

“Scotland, 2002.
What’s a little freezing rain when
you’re in a real castle?”

My thoughts exactly. I will be contacting these fine folks for your addresses and sending prizes out post-haste. BTW K is also the author of the excellent Amira blog, which I have linked to at the bottom of this page. You should check her out.

Champagne all around! We will have another contest soon, as this was fun and I have WAY to many books in my house.

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