- A holiday card begins with, As we each celebrate with our families, I will be thinking of you.
- The card meant for an office romance says, I used to look forward to the weekends but since we met they now seem like an eternity.
- There's a breakup card that says, I can't go on like this anymore -- I guess our timing just wasn't right.
- And the worst of the lot urges the receiver to leave his or her spouse. Let's live our lives together and finally be one," it says. "I can't imagine not having you in my life. Let's start living our lives for 'us.'
"This way they have a way to express their feelings. They're in this conflicting situation. They love this other person but they may not want to break up their family," she said. "It's very taboo, but I'm not judgmental about it. I feel like I'm helping them."Oh, I see. She's not condemning or condoning affairs. She's just trying to make an honest buck off of conflicted (and possibly dishonest) people. It is, after all, the capitalist/commercial way. So what's next, a line of Thank You for Screwing the American People cards that come pre-addressed for sending to the White House or your favorite avengelist? They could have five flavors: Sarcastic, Ironic, Bitter, Vengeful, and Disenchanted. Hmmmm..... Come to think of it, I might actually purchase those cards. (Or trademark the idea poste haste!). Full story can be found at the several locations, such as:
Baltimore Sun Photos by Andre F. Chung
Update: I almost forgot ... I just 'loved' the Ads by Gooooogle that show up in the Gazette.net article. Here is a screen capture of what I saw (YMMV of course):Yeeeeeesh.