Author: FIGBERT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 19:45:42 -0700
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+title = "A Package in the Bush"
+description = "After using my Macbook Pro for a time, I noticed that my charger had slightly yellowed at the ends. Though I’m unsure how, it seemed like my charger had sustained some sort of heat damage. I went over to Wirecutter to pick one out, ordered it off Amazon, and... it never came."
+date = 2021-03-19
+A little more than a month ago, I noticed that my computer charger had
+slightly yellowed at the ends. Though I'm unsure how, it seemed like
+it had sustained some sort of heat damage. I went over to
+[Wirecutter][NYT] to pick one out, ordered it off Amazon, and... it
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+Checking the app, the package was marked as delivered. Checking my
+front door said differently. I got a refund and ordered another,
+which I've been using ever since (pretty good, only downside is that
+it's only 1m long, but it makes up for that in speed).
+A couple days later – or maybe weeks, I'm not sure – I noticed an
+Amazon package tossed midway into a bush by my front door. It wasn't
+the full box kind, made of cardboard. More like an envelope, I
+> Huh, that's neat.
+> There's an Amazon package in the bush.
+> Wonder what it's doing there.
+After several weeks of thinking this every time I exited my front door
+(a fairly rare occurance, these days), I opened it. Wet from the rain,
+I figured it was time to bring it inside.
+It would appear as if the person who received my first charger order
+delivered it to me, but couldn't quite make it to the door.
+Now I've got two chargers, for the price of one. One from Amazon.
+One from the bush.