I haven’t ordered anything from these people for a long time, so, why did I receive a package from them this week? The only way to find out what was going on was to open the padded envelope. When I saw the book inside with order details, I couldn’t help but be surprised.
In November 2010 – nearly seven months ago – I ordered the book as a Christmas gift for a young relative. The book would be forwarded to me, I was informed, when it was received in stock; I promptly forgot about the order. The relative got something else.
It is already too late for a birthday present this year. It is not ideal for the older sibling. I will have to put on my thinking cap.