Daily Archives: April 28, 2021

Make A Wish!

We’re O for 2 with Wish.

Recently, on April 8th, Jan ordered a pair of flamingo coffee mugs from a company called Wish on Facebook, mugs like this.

Wish Coffee Mugs

She had planned to keep one and give the other one to Brandi. But it didn’t work out that way.

They showed up today, and I knew immediately there was a problem because the package ‘rattled’.

The package was thickly wrapped in bubble-wrap, but it wasn’t quite enough. Although the photo above shows the mug securely padded in its box, reality was a bit different.

Quite a bit different.

One of them looked like this.

Wish Coffee Mug Broken 1

Maybe I could try to glue the handle back on, but there would be some cracks.

However there’s not much hope for the other one.

Wish Coffee Mug Broken 2

There was absolutely no padding of any kind inside the boxes. It looks like, rather than being drop-shipped from China, it was dropped-kicked.

So now we’ll see how good Wish is at refunds.

I don’t know if it had anything to do with our big freeze a while back, but we’ve noticed that all the magnolia trees in this area are just blooming like crazy. with even the smaller trees just covered in blossoms.

Tomorrow’s another lunch/errand day with maybe a little patio time later in the afternoon.

Thought For The Day:

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary. — H. L. Mencken