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Sometime recently, I made it to the top 500 reviewers on Amazon.com! Not a big deal, I guess, but I've been reviewing there intermittently since 2004. As my mom said just now, "what did you do to get up there? Did somebody die?"

Yesterday and today we had snow and rain here in Pennsylvania, and when I went to get to work today, my parents' driveway was completely covered in black ice. The very end of the driveway slopes downwards, and the mailbox is about 20 feet up away from the road. This afternoon, after I went to the grocery store, I came home and found that the driveway was still icy. So I parked the car on the road a little ways aways and walked up to the house (I was carrying two large things of toilet paper, so I must have looked a little bit funny).

Stuffed into the mailbox (which is average-sized) was a medium-sized Amazon package--a little worse for the wear, but the contents were fine. So it seems as though the UPS guy was afraid to come up the drive to deliver the package. But it's all good. Also in the mailbox for me was a package (bubble mailer, so it fit in the regular mail) from the Book Depository.

How was your Thursday?

Comments

No, it's so great! Congrats! I'm still in the eleven thousand arena, but I haven't been at it too long. I hope to be up there with you soon!

You should make a button or something for your blog...show off your stuff!
Alyce said…
Congrats on making the top 500! How nice to come home to packages of books too!
S. Krishna said…
Congratulations! I've been trying to increase my rank but have been holding steady in the 2500's...it's hard work!
S. Krishna said…
And just as I typed that, I went to check my stats and I've magically jumped up to 2000-ish, woo!
Anna Claire said…
Congrats! You deserve it!
Danielle said…
I have a box coming from Amazon and Barnes and Noble this week--yay. Congrats on improving your Amazon review ranking. It's interesting--I often see some of the same reviewers and have been curious how they get their status. Somehow it seems like it would be hard to make the top 50 or even 100.
Serena said…
Congrats on making it to the top 500 of reviewers.

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