The Day I Received 50 Books
Day before yesterday, while I was busy mixing mud for the earthbag house we’re building, UPS delivered three small boxes and two huge ones with my name on them. I couldn’t recall placing any large orders in the recent past…
I washed the mud off my hands, picked up one of the smaller mysterious boxes and opened it. Inside were five copies of Happiness of Pursuit. My books had arrived!
A few weeks ago I pre-ordered 10 of these books by world traveler Chris Guillebeau, one of my favorite bloggers, intending to do a big giveaway on my website and very much looking forward to reading the book myself.
I picked up another small box, wondering if it would contain the other five books, but it only had one! Continue reading