I Received A Package Today, by Will Saunders

Today, Saturday, I received a package in the mail. It was a small square box, approximately six by six by six. I’m a shop-a-holic. Someone once called me a Shoppingnista. So, there I was, racking my brain trying to think of what it might be. I thought I had already received everything I ordered, except for the couple of things I recently ordered that surely hadn’t had enough time to get here. I figured it must be an early birthday present from some sweet soul (my birthday is April 24th).

So, I ripped it opened to find a $25 Visa gift card and an extra large, supersized Dark Chocolate Hershey Bar. I was thinking whoever sent this to me is someone who knows me well, someone who remembered that I prefer dark chocolate over milk chocolate or white chocolate. It made me smile. I reached for the card to see who sent it, but I don’t know “Fran and Caron” – the names penned inside the card. I looked at the box to discover the package was addressed to someone else. Oops! I guess I had opened someone else’s package. The address was correct but the person to whom it was addressed doesn’t live here. I thought it was a little unorthodox for someone to send me a birthday present three weeks early. That’s the kind of peculiar thing that I might do.  (LMAO)  I don’t think anybody else would do that.

Here’s the really weird part: The surname of the person to whom the package was addressed is the same as mine. I have no idea who it is. If I knew who this mystery person is, I would have taken it to her. [As an aside, someone did that for me a few yeas ago – a woman brought a package to me that the mail carrier misdelivered to her home, though it was addressed correctly.] Anyhow, I tried to search for her online, but nothing. So, I repackaged the items and returned them to the sender with a note that the package was not addressed correctly. I suspect he will be a little confused when he sees my name. But at least he can confirm the correct address with his friend or family member and send it again.

Let this be a lesson to you boys and girls. Double check your letters and parcels prior to sending. A wrong or incomplete address is one reason why mail never gets delivered.

 

 

 

 

About Will S.

A nouveau Taurus, writing about my view of the world around me. From politics, to social problems, to public corruption, music and movies to pretty much anything I feel inspired to write. We all need meaningful activities and hobbies to add value to our lives and take our minds away from the stress of the real world. Blogging does that for me.
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1 Response to I Received A Package Today, by Will Saunders

  1. Pingback: What Is This, by Will Saunders | The Mind's Eye – Musings of Will Saunders

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