However, I have managed to use this afternoon's random burst of energy to: pay some of my
Hopefully, however, I will have the energy to make a 'congratulations' card for my little sister, since the shops are utterly bereft of anything attractive or useful. I was astounded today to discover the granularity of congratulations cards -- not only the standard new job, new baby, new house, passing driving test, graduation, exams, etc., not only the slightly more specific (but doubtless useful) "congratulations on your ordination", but even "congratulations on losing weight" and "congratulations on giving up smoking". Whatever happened to the idea of selecting a generally-applicable card and actually writing something ourselves to tailor it to the individual case?
Anyway, I know it's unlikely, but if any of you were thinking of sending me a "Congratulations on paying off your credit card bill" card, or a "congratulations on remembering to make lunch before going to work" card, for goodness' sake save the money and buy yourself a beer.