Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Something Wicked this way comes!

Something very exciting and unexpected has happened to me. Its name is called I won a ticket to go see the play Wicked in Salt Lake City tomorrow.

In a rather sudden and strange turn of events, my blogger friend April posted on Monday saying that she was giving away a ticket to Wicked for this Thursday. To read about the rules and her generous generosity go here.

When I happened to read about the giveaway, well I kind of lost my mind. Even though I live in Vegas, which is far from Salt Lake, I am visiting in Spanish Fork for the week, due to the fact that it is spring break. And so serendipity, I could actually make it to a fantabulous play on Thursday afternoon. WhooHoo!!

And so I proceeded to enter, not really thinking I would win. But then the more I entered the more I thought I just might have a chance.

And I wrote this witty comment to help with my chances:

DEAR OLD SHIZ,

I don't want to pressure you, well maybe I do, but WHAT IS THIS FEELING, the feeling that I might actually win something. And to think that it is ONE SHORT DAY away. You know that you would be so POPULAR with me. And I would hate for SOMETHING BAD to happen. Please don't say I'M NOT THAT GIRL. If your husband is a SENTIMENTAL MAN maybe I have a chance. I truly would feel like DANCING THROUGH LIFE if I did win. And perhaps I could even take up DEFYING GRAVITY. THANK GOODNESS I am in Utah this week and not Vegas, because then I would be out of luck. And it would be so WONDERFUL to meet you and Robin and see the play again. Oh ticket, AS LONG AS YOUR MINE, I would be so lucky. It is sometimes true that NO GOOD DEED goes unpunished, but this is not one of those times. And I would hate to have to join a MARCH OF THE WITCH HUNTERS just to try and persuade you. OK I will stop pestering you now FOR GOOD.

Love THE WIZARD AND I

If you don't know, all the capitalized words are songs from the play.

And so after a long day on hoping and dreaming, I looked at the computer at this post.

And what to my shock and amazement, I won!!!!!!! Yipee!

It is really the most exciting thing since sliced bread, and I mean it. So in less than 24 hours I will be sitting watching an amazing play and even better meeting in person some bloggy friends/kindred spirits.

12 comments:

Kristina P. said...

Well look at you! All creative! Congrats! I saw it in NYC. I liked it a lot, but I wouldn't necessarily pay to see it again.

Eliza said...

Hooray for you! I know how much you love this, so I am super excited for you! Also jealous. Have fun!!!

Heidi Ashworth said...

I am SO happy for you! And April--b/c she'll have you to go with her ! Yay!!!

Sandi said...

Oh you are going to just LOVE cute little April! Give her a hug for me! I don't know if you meant to sound like Junie B Jones in that first paragraph but you did indeed. I love that girl!

Amie Earl said...

as Naploeon would say that is Luckee!!

Emily said...

So excited for you to see that! Can't wait to hear all about it!
It was so good to see you, hurray for Blogs, keeping in touch, and being family!
Travel safe!

Anjeny said...

Woooohoooo...I am sooo happy for you. You totally deserved this prize. Go pamper yourself and enjoy it to the fullest.

Anywho, I came by to tell you I have a little gift for you on my blog, come and get it and put it on a hill of your blog to show all your friends, ok? Aight, later!!

Kris said...

Wow! Who is just the luckiest!! I am so happy for you! Please take some pictures and post them here. I'm glad/jealous that you are having a fab time.

Shelle-BlokThoughts said...

Okay...I'm going to be a good sport...even though I KNOW it was rigged!!! :)

You will love it...and I'm completely JEALOUS!!! :)

Smart Helm said...

Man.. I so want to see that show!

Lucky U. Hope u are still having fun up in Utah!

The Crash Test Dummy said...

Oh I almost cried reading that. You really needed that. HOW dang cute that you used all the song titles. I can't wait to hear all about it.

Are you at Lisa's btw? Ask her why she has abandoned me. sniff sniff.

SEBishop said...

What a fantastic WIN for you Patty. You deserve this night with good new friends and a delightful song and dance show as well.