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AND THE WINNER IS…

November 11, 2013 — Leave a comment

Zero to Sixty in Five is pleased to announce the winner of Friday’s drawing for a VISA gift card:Giveaway-Visa-Gift-Card

SARAH, whose favorite story was Dr. King, Square Dancing and Judgment.

Congratulations, Sarah!!

The three runner’s up who will receive an autographed copy of poetry by my buddy Mark Stratton, Tender Mercies:

  1. Mary Anne, who liked Lovin’ That Man in Uniform.519lMVmH8uL._SY344_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_
  2. Brianna, who liked Dr. King, Square Dancing and Judgment.
  3. Heather, who liked 10 Awesome Things About Being a Kid.

Congratulations, winners!!

And a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered the drawing!!

ALSO, I want to say THANK YOU to all of you who have been dropping in to read my stuff these past ten weeks. Your interest has been very fortifying-supportive-encouraging-motivating.

…And to satisfy curiosity as to which posts were trending in the drawing, the following posts received multiple hits…

[I promise to try to figure out how to have comments show while hiding email addresses by the time I do this again so people can see the comments as they come in.]

We’re celebrating!!

Exactly why, you ask?

Zero to Sixty in Five went from 0 posts to 60, in just 12 weeks!

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To commemorate reaching this milestone, management is pulling out all the stops and hosting a…

GIVEAWAY!!!!

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Who’s eligible to enter the drawing to win this $60 VISA gift card?

All you wonderful peeps!…

Family, friends, coworkers,

groupies, my birth mother,

Manfred Mann – (Do Wah Diddy!)

my skydiving coach (just kidding),

and any other followers of Zero to Sixty in Five.

Those not eligible to enter the giveaway:

The guy who made the U-turn in the middle of the block last week and nearly T-boned me,

people who leave the lid off the toothpaste,

shoppers who think they’re exempt from returning their carts to the corral,

minions I hire to visit Zero to Sixty in Five and inflate the stats,

and (this one is serious) persons under 18 years of age.

HOW TO ENTER THE DRAWING FOR THE GIVEAWAY:

Fill out the Contact Form at the bottom of this page,

including your name, email address, and website (optional).

(One entry per person, please.)

In the comment section, share the topic of your favorite Zero to Sixty in Five post.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 6:00 P.M., EST, NOVEMBER 10, 2013.

Zero to Sixty in Five will announce the winner on November 11th.

If you win, Ed McMahon will show up at your door with a check and a big grin on his face. Not really.

The winner will receive an email containing instructions on how to obtain the prize: a $60 VISA e-gift card!

In addition, three runners-up will each receive an autographed copy of…

Tender Mercies, by mark Stratton

(you know, the guy in my original post, “Hey, Mark…“)

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Take a peek inside here (then scroll down to view).