#2,170 Shipping.

Today, we strategized and made a mostly disorganized (but functioning) system that somehow worked and we managed to wrap and ship about 60% of the orders we got yesterday. It took me, Ben, mama and Mae Mae to make it happen and there were some near breakdowns thanks to malfunctioning label printers, but we made it through our first Cyber Monday! Well, 60% made it.

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Twenty yards of packing slips:

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The first step—making little piles with the packing slips on top.

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The last step—boxing them up and slapping a label on it.

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It just sounded like a fast little project somehow. We finally left at 7:30, late for the annual Feliz Navidad supper club at Mi Casita. It was so good to see everybody!

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We’ve been suffering through 90% humidity and 80 degree weather since Thanksgiving. The hazards of Mississippi life. At least there was this: