Deliverance

This is the abbreviated account of the parcel.

I placed an online order for a smallish product.

The day the parcel was scheduled to arrive, it did not.

I decided the seller was fraudulent. I decided the postal service was inept. I decided I should cool down and await further information.

10 days after the parcel was scheduled to arrive, it had not.

I decided to take the matter up with the seller, then the postal service. I decided to be very polite about the matter. I obtained further information, information which indicated nobody on the planet had any idea where the parcel had gone off to.

Thus, I determined it prudent to affirm my initial assumption. The seller was fraudulent. The postal service was inept. I wasn’t exactly thrilled to be right but right I was.

The next day the parcel arrived and this shot my confidence in myself to bits.

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About Mrs. Fitz

Hello! I'm Michele Fitzpatrick, a Chicago writer. Like our town, a work in progress. As a journalist, teacher and writing coach I think all of us live our stories and sharing them creates moments that remind us we're connected. And that is enough.
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