Saturday, October 20, 2012

HAVE YA' HAD ENOUGH, YET?

Do "they" REALLY think this helps ANYONE make up their minds????  I played a game this week and, for four days (FOUR days - that's it!), collected the political ads that have flooded my mailbox.  I threw them directly on the floorboard of my car where they sat until yesterday, unread.  UNREAD, like all the rest I have received the past few months - these pieces of paper are NOT helping make up my mind.
This morning I piled them on a TURKEY platter - 29 PIECES of unwanted crapola that went unread until I crumpled them up this morning - both political parties are represented in this mess.  29 pieces in just FOUR DAYS.  29 pieces of not just regular paper advertisements, but shiny, EXPENSIVE, heavy card stock that hurt my hands, in my fit of rage.  Who do they think this is helping - REALLY?!!!!
Yes, I particularly like this one.  29 pieces of unsolicited garbage - I didn't ask for any of it, NOR will it sway my vote in a few weeks, except maybe to think about who sent me the LEAST amount of waste - so much for the "Go Green" platform.  And how in the WORLD can the post office be hurting?  Looks like they're being kept pretty busy to me, not to mention revenue on postage.  And, don't get me started about the phone calls during dinner and later, evening hours!  Does anyone even listen (or TALK?) to those folks?
Stick a fork in me, I'm DONE...
On a happier, prettier note - and I know I've been lax this week, but the winners were notified on Sunday, last...the "In The Pink Giveaway", being the nature that it was, warranted a "pair" of winners.  Cindy, from FAT COW STUDIO, and Pat, from AHL COOPED UP were the names drawn.  I'd show you the slips with their names on them, but I couldn't find them this morning - probably lost somewhere on the bottom of the political garbage platter!  Congrats, girls...check your mail boxes this week.
Leaving you with a much prettier photo than the stuff up top - hope your weekend is wonderful and junk mail free - hope mine is too, but I KNOW that "ain't happenin'".  Back to "What I Did This Summer" on Monday...

11 comments:

Ahl Cooped Up said...

You're too funny! I hate all the political crap too. It really irks me when my FB friends voice their opinions. I don't need to hear it from them either.

I'm doing my happy dance. I can't wait to see my awesome win! You know how much I love your work.

Curtains in My Tree said...


I agree those ads we get in the mail is all trash, who can you believe them anyway if you don't know them personley

I will be so glad when these elections are over I get calls everyday even on my cell phone ?
How did they get my cell #?

anyway on to pretty things now. I have not been around for a while and glad to get back over her and see all your pretties

Colleen Mcgraw said...

I am so with you Tanya...stick me with a fork AND put me on the barbie ...I can't wait until this is all over:)

oldgreymare said...

Amen! I sat last evening with the phone by my side so I could click on and off rapidly....It's ugly stuff ugly....
Congrats to the winners. You'll love your necklaces, I adore mine!

Bead and Needle said...

Crapola Update - today may have set the record...THIRTEEN (13) pieces of garbage (IN ONE DAY), along with 4 sample ballots for the actual voting process. ARGH!!!

Jackie said...

Wow, that is a lot of garbage! Can't wait until it's over! So glad we no longer have a house phone! Only cells for us and they have not found us yet! I would write "return to sender on the mail" hahaha! Wonder if that would work???

Theresa said...

turning it all into a turkey is fitting for those it represents. You are right... so much for the green platform, I don't read these I just put them in recycling. What a crock. t.xoxo

Carole said...

Congrats to Cindy lucky girl. I agree what is a political mailer going to help me decide. As you may know from Z we talk politics often. Good thing we're on the same page. I never thought I would have followed politics so much since I didn't come a citizen until I was around 29. Yes I was a green card girl! Maybe that's why I have so much green in my life? Green painted house, car, and greenhouse:) Ok this comment is getting too long and getting off track. Making up for not commenting and blogging much these days.

Have a great Sunday!
Carole

Dorthe said...

Hi my dear,Tanya-
I can imaGINE the frustration about all those papers arriving those weeks...... Here we experience the same, but I can see in a very much smaller version!
LOVE your photo with the beautiful "stokroser" I have them in my garden in the same lovely colours ,only they have long gone ,for this year.
Congratulations to the very lucky winners of your so beautiful work.
Hugs to you, from Dorthe

Anonymous said...

Fantastic post, I really look forward to updates from you.

Createology said...

Oh how I can relate to this platter of rubbish! Big Lies is the best description. Thank you for sharing this for me. Congratulations to the winners of your uber generous gifts. Blissful Creative Week to you dear...