The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Monday, January 21, 2008

“I don't even like babies!” or Notes on the Type of Conversations I Often Have Around Here

“So, you want me to send out bags of rice with baby faces on them?”

It's an idea. We don't have anything like that in this country.”

“I wonder why? Then again, I don't know anyone that would do that in this country.”

“It would certainly be remembered.”

“Yes, but I read the site. It's the parents that send out the baby-faced rice bags. At $35 a pop.”

“Okay then. You're a smart fellow. Brainstorm. Hey! How about, for people who have dogs in the vet hospital, bags of rice with their pet's face on it?”

Blink. Blink.

“Okay, how about this idea? A bride doll, a bag of rice with a bride's picture on it that is sent to the future mother-in-law to stick pins in?”

“I'll run that by the marketing department.”

“You do that.”

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