"Hello. This is the 7-up Bottling Co. calling for Carla to tell her that she is a finalist in a drawing with the Harley Davidson Company."
"Well, uhhhh. I don't remember ever entering a contest like that."
"The drawing is connected to your Price Chopper Shopper card."
"Oh. Okay. What's the prize?"
"(laughter) It's a motorcycle!" She may have said
My husband googled the cycle later and found out that it was worth a bunch of $$$! I wondered how many finalist there would be when I showed up at the grocery store parking lot on a recent Saturday morning. Hmm....not very many cars really. Maybe I had a chance! A shiny new
It turned out that there were only 19 finalists. Oh, boy! This was definitely better odds than I had expected. Shiny new quilting machine, I mean motorcycle, here I come. I drew the first chance to start up the cycle. I just had to pick the right key out of that cute little green lunch box....
You guys are all going to be sad when I start this baby up", I bragged. The biker guy from Harley Davidson even
Why is he laughing? Bummer, it didn't start! I can't believe it. No
The ninth lady in line (a cute little soccer mom) started that puppy right up! Her husband and two little kids cheered. I wondered what she was going to do with a Harley. About as much as I was, I expect! The other 18 of us losers went home with $100 gift card from Price Chopper. Yeah! I can drown my sorrows in ice cream!
I guess I'll just have to send this quilt top that I found lurking in my sewing closet off to someone who really has a nice quilting machine named Harley. Maybe they will know what to do with it!
Oh well, it sure made for an exciting Saturday morning!