Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A "For My Birthday" Candy Thing
at 9:00 AM
This first gift ideas is something that brings back memories for me, both good and bad. When I was a kid Wonka had an offer for a certain amount of money, and several Nerds box tops, they would send you an I Love Nerds t-shirt. Being a candy fan back then, I saved up my box tops and my allowance. As soon as I had enough money and box tops saved, I mailed away the form, and waited... and waited... and waited. I wasn't just waiting though, I was also a growing boy. So after waiting a long time, and growing several inches, my t-shirt came.
As you would imagine, the shirt was too small for me. I was pretty bummed about it, and I stuffed my I Love Nerds shirt in the bottom of my drawer. As I grew up, and moved several times, including out of my house, that I Love Nerds shirt kept appearing at the bottom of my drawers, only to be put on the bottom of my new t-shirt drawer. I still love the shirt, and remember how hard it was to save up for that shirt. To this day, I still have the shirt. I have no plans to give it away, but a part of me really wants to replace it, at least with some kind of Nerds t-shirt. I can't imagine that I'll ever have another I Love Nerds shirt, but I'd be really happy if at least for a while, I could wear a Nerds shirt at some point in my life.