This is how email chain forwards start.... →
So I have an aunt who lives in Toronto and was diagnosed with lymphoma in October and she's going into her sixth round of chemo soon. For her birthday coming up on the 23rd, she said she didn't want any gifts or cards from her family and/or co-workers, just their prayers (very religious Catholic family).
Her oldest sister, the Psy.D with whom I identify the most, said she thought it would be pretty cool for her to get 60 cards from friends and family members in the States who were thinking of and praying for her, but since they weren't sure if everyone knew a total of 60 people, my aunt decided to open it up a bit to friends of friends, etc.
Of course, I thought about the global Me-Network and all my Twitter peeps, etc. and gave an inward evil cackle because surely
I'd be able to bring in at least 60 cards all by myself if I wrote something up here...
...and that's when I realized that's how some of those damn glurgy email forwards start. And then they get out of control.
Oh dear Ghu, am I now becoming one of those