Monday/ DHL Worldwide Express delivers

I justIMG_9732 sm thought today of a special shipment I had sent from South Africa, and wondered when it will arrive here in the States, when the doorbell rang.  There it was, with the DHL Worldwide Express courier : three bubble-wrapped paintings bundled together with FRAGILE stickers all over it.  The air freight cost was not cheap at US$400 (actually it was, a previous quote had ran well over $1,000) – but the paintings had been done by my mom a very long time ago, had been in my parents’ house in Stellenbosch for many years, and so have a high sentimental value.   I promise I will show the paintings once I open up the wrapping !  I am shipping myself out to San Francisco in the morning and still have to pack!

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