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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Treasury Trauma

You've done the math. . .it's 3:17am and and in two minutes Treasury West will be down to 222 lists. Your heart starts pounding in your chest. Your palms start to sweat. You hit refresh one last time even though you know you don't have to. Now there is one minute left and it seems to go on for an eternity. You want to hit refresh again, but you resist the urge because you might miss your opportunity. You think to yourself, "It must not be going to work this time." You begin clicking madly on little area where you know the little box should open. Finally, after what seems like five minutes, the box appears and your mind goes blank. You were so focused on getting a treasury, you forgot to think about a theme or a title. You heart starts pounding even faster because you know if you don't think fast enough, the little box will disappear. Finally, you think of a title and better yet, a subtitle, and begin your search for appropriate items. Whew!


Jeannie&Aly'sBlog said...

Exactly how I feel!!! And--dagnabbit--why do treasuries open up so late?!?

Dashery Jewelry said...

Ha! That's really how it is! Gets the heart pumping, that's for sure!

Beadsme said...

Hahahahaha this is soooo true.

Keith said...

I have yet to attempt a treasury but you make it sound wonderfully breathtaking! LOL