Stepping it up – for tuna

Sometimes I like to eat my lunch at home. Even if it means driving to one side of town to go to Culver's and then driving all the way to the other side to pull into my garage. It's like 5 miles, but part of me feels like there may be something wrong with it. It doesn't really matter though, it's more of a comfort thing.

I noticed a package on my front porch when I pulled in today, which kind of surprised me a bit. All I could make out was the green and white coloring on it and the word "pledge." The first thing through my mind was "crap.. another group that has figured out that they can guilt me into donating to worthy causes." I was wrong. It was free stuff.

Maybe a month ago, I ran across the site which is a promotion from del monte (the fruit people) and starkist (the tuna people. They were offering (they're out now) a "starter pack" for healthier living, which included a pedometer, recipes, coupons, that kinda stuff. I wanted the free pedometer, so I gave their marketing department all the information they needed to make a few bucks off of me.

So that's what was in the box. A pedometer, a notepad of shopping list sheets, a pamphlet with recipes and coupons (there were coupons for dog treats and stuff too, I didn't read any of it, so I'm not sure if they are suggesting that I eat them to be healthy), an ID badge type clip with a loop off of it (no idea what this is for), a silicone wrist band, and… drumroll.. a packet of tuna.

Someone sent me tuna in the mail.

Don't ever send me tuna.


So, that's pretty much the highlight of my day – I got a box with a pedometer and tuna in it. Top that. 😛

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  1. spudart said,

    nuts! and i had some tuna all wrapped up and ready to mail to you.

    do you think the tuna used the pedometer at all?

    August 20, 2007 @ 9:13 pm

  2. sparx said,

    Actually.. the pedometer had 4663 steps on it when I opened it up.

    August 20, 2007 @ 9:19 pm

  3. spudart said,

    be careful when you open up the tuna, it might just jump out at you and start running around yelling, "TUNA TUNA TUNAAAAA!"

    August 21, 2007 @ 10:28 pm

  4. sparx said,

    It's already too late. Boy can that sucker yell loudly.. And it's claimed my room – I don't know where I'll sleep tonight.

    August 21, 2007 @ 10:32 pm

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