Saturday, July 14, 2007

How NOT to mail a camera

I left my digital camera in San Francisco on my last trip up there so I called my brother-in-law to ask him to send it to me. Unfortunately, I didn't tell him how to package it or that perhaps he should take it to someplace like Mail Boxes, Etc. and have them package it for shipment. Nope, didn't do either of those things.

He sent it back to me in a padded manilla envelope, so you can imagine my surprise when it actually turned on when I checked it. Unfortunately, I didn't check to see if it could take a picture because when I tried to take one today, this is what I saw through the viewfinder:


Monday, July 2, 2007