Thursday, December 5, 2002
Dear Diary:

I think that what the world needs is to be just a little less judgmental.

For instance, I think we can all agree that if a middle-aged woman has an extremely itchy tattoo scab on her buttal region, then people should not make the ewwwwww face if she gives in and discretely scratches said buttal region.

I mean, sheesh, I waited until I was outside of the grocery store and in the privacy of the Marnmobile out in the parking lot. I can't help what the woman parked beside me in the truck saw. It's not like I dropped trou or anything--I just scratched an itch.

COULD WE HAVE A LITTLE COMPASSION HERE?

Thank you.

Oh, and speaking of compassion, how about that Bluesphere Awareness campaign? (Don't try segues like this at home without adult supervision. Remember, I'm a trained professional.)

Here's the deal. Anytime you buy anything on-line at Amazon through Blue Sphere, Amazon gives 5 per cent of the sale to Blue Sphere. That 5 per cent is donated by my fellow CanuckistaniCuppaJoe to the Foster Parents Plan of Canada.

It's stuff you were going to buy anyway, and 5 per cent of what you spend goes to help poor kids. It doesn't cost you a cent, because the money comes out of Amazon's profits. What could be neater than that?

Look, I know that not everyone shops on-line. But it's important to get the word about Bluesphere out. So between now and Dec. 31, if you post a Bluesphere button on your site, you get a chance to win delicious Canuckistani hot chocolate!

I know. I can hardly believe it myself. I have been religiously posting the Bluesphere button because, well, much as I like to pretend that I'm a compassionate person, frankly I'm in this thing for the hot chocolate.

Wait a minute.

If a bunch of people sign up after reading this, then the odds of me winning the hot chocolate drop.

Okay, here's the deal. All that stuff I just wrote about compassion, helping poor kids at no cost to yourself AND getting a crack at some delicious hot chocolate?

Um, nevermind.

Just focus on the bit about the butt scratching, 'kay?

--Marn

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