Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Lucky Bitch


I know, I'm slow as hell. Hey, I've been sick. They don't know what's wrong with me, but I seem to be a bit better today. But we know it's not Yellow Fever, Hep A or B, the Flu, Malaria or Typhoid Fever. Probably just a nasty virus that I picked up on my travels.

Without further ado, the winner is... FREAKAZOJD over at Freaky Palace


She said...


You scared me into commenting. ;) I would LOVE a llama. I'll take 3, please! Joking. Please don't get me a llama. As much as I love them, I just don't know where I'd keep it. I suppose we could call it Tina and feed it casserole a la Napoleon Dynamite but I don't make that much casserole...
When do you go? Have fun - it sounds like an amazing trip!


As much as I'd like to say that I brought her back a fetus with the fuzz intact, I didn't. I don't need anybody virtually hating me.

Her grand prize is Yerba Mate (pronounced Mah-tay) complete with Bombilla (the silvery straw that also strains) and a Paraguay Mate cup. EVERYONE and I do mean EVERYONE in Paraguay drinks mate. Like we in the South drink sweet tea...but even more so. Everywhere you will see people with mate cups and bombilla and their own mate cooler to carry around their precious beverage.

On the squares, women have mortars and pestles made of Palo Santo or Holy Wood and they are tamping out the precious juices of all types of flowers, weeds and greens and making mate drinks.

So, Sweet Freakazojd, I have brought you a piece of Paraguay! Email me your mailing address and Enjoy!

17 comments:

Dana said...

Congratulations FREAKAZOJD!!

RLL's right, you are a lucky bitch!

Jen said...

Freakazojd, nobody deserved this more than you! I'm super happy for you - enjoy and post a wee little bit on how this Mate goes down! Inquiring minds want to know. . . .

You go girl!

Jay said...

Cool beans. Freakazojd is really cool.

Cap'n Ergo Jinglebollocks said...

I'm hiding my disatisfaction behind a request to help out a fellow blogger with a question. Pat, at BSUWG, asks 10 questions about Lez Zepplin, and being a Real, Live Lesbian yourself, you might wanna help him set the record straight... Uh, I mean, "correct."

Marilyn said...

Congrats to Freakazojd! I hope you're over your illness.

Jeff B said...

Sorry to hear you've got the crud, but I'm certainly glad it isn't one of the ones you mentioned.

Congrats to the lucky winner!

TheBirdman33 said...

Glad you are back and alive...I wrote a post inspired by you when you left!

Missed you
XOXOX

Freakazojd said...

Well holy shit! (Damn, that was not a classy acceptance speech...let me start again...)
Well slap my ass and call me Rosy! (Damn, one more try...)
Wow. I don't think I've ever won anything before, and I kind of feel a little bad because I'm new to your blog! Ah! But I'm totally excited, and yes, a lucky bitch, so WOOHOO! I'll e-mail you very soon. And this means I have to send Jay a package this week or else that's just bad karma all over the place. :)
Going to read about your trip now...wheee!
Hope you feel better soon!

Matt-Man said...

What has our world become, when a piece of Paraguay is a "prize"? Ha, that was nice of ya. Cheers!!

g-man said...

Freakazojd- {Slap!} Rosy! ;) Congrats!!

That is a great gift!! And most interesting. I hope you feel better soon and that the bug didn't lay eggs in your ear or something.

Mike said...

Awww!

I wanted the fetus!

Leighann said...

Lucky Bitch is right!

Sorry you're feeling icky!

R.E.H. said...

Damn... that Mate stuff sounds interesting - I gotta get on over there myself and try it out some day... I'll probably get there around the year 2048 or so...

Congrats to Freakazojd, though!

And RLL - you get well now. Sorry to hear you brought something bad with you too.

Sassy Mama Bear said...

Feel better sweet one.
What a great gift, congrats Freak :)

Fortune Cookies said...

Zonkers! I hope you're feeling better. Congrats Freakazojd!!! Mate is some gooooood stuff according to mi familia. But then again, they make soup out of cow intestines, so... Check in and let us know what you think.

Spiky Zora Jones said...

oh crap...and I wanted to win a llama too. I wanted to make a llama rug for the cabin up in the mountains. I hear they are in vogue. hehehe

Just kidding. I would not ever hurt Tina or any living thing, hum...well...maybe a bug.

A high five to the winner.

Sorry you were sick and glad you are feeling better. Next time take airborn with you...and use especially when in an airplain.

ciao babes.

Fu Manchu Dad said...

Congtratulations Freakazojd!! I don't know if you are a lucky bitch cuz I can't see the pic of your prize, but I'll presume that the lovely RLL wouldn't give a crappy prize. RLL, sorry to hear about your spell under the weather. I'm sure it's some lovely domestic bug you picked up on the plane. Get well soon. Keep up with the picture posts, cuz I can usually see one of the pics for some reason, so I'll enjoy a small percentage of pics, and rely on your story for the rest. Still completely jealous of you. Still completely happy for you.

Take care
FMD