Bended Friends

Approximately two-thirds of the Sydney Opera House

Bendy Friends SilhouetteI had read about the Bendy Friends products out of Australia (“more than just a card, more than just a letter”) and was thrilled when Thea sent one from Queensland.  Unfortunately, some of the “postcard” didn’t make it all the way; compare my card to the silhouette on the right.  My culprit is the United States Postal Service; while the card was canceled by hand in Australia, the back of the card appears to have been mangled somewhat by a sorting machine.

Also in yesterday’s mail, another victim of the Postal Service:

"...an occasional mishap does happen."

The letter at the top arrived inside the envelope at the bottom, apologizing for the mishap in the handling of this piece of mail.  If, by “mishap”, you mean someone spilling their beverage on this piece of mail while it’s in the mail stream, then I guess it’s an accurate portrayal of what happened.  Fail x 2.

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1 Response

  1. Kristin says:

    You’ve gotta love the US Government – “We screwed up, but we’re really sorry about it. Really.” The Sydney Opera House card is still pretty cool though.

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