You'll never guess what happened!!!

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by mstang67chic, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    I just received a "HAD to call someone" phone call as well as permission to post as it will be a bit before she gets home.

    But.....

    Remember Janet's post about the lottery for the Egg Hunt at the White House?

    JANET GOT IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    She'll be on later with more details but I had to post!
     
  2. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Holy Easter Eggs, Batman!

    Wow -- that's awesome!!!
     
  3. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Ohhhh....that is great!! I hope she gets enough tickets to take all the grands!
     
  4. mstang67chic

    mstang67chic Going Green

    That part I do know. She has tickets for 2 adults and two kids. She plans on taking her daughter in law and the two girls and they'll take the train in.
     
  5. Suz

    Suz (the future) MRS. GERE

    :bunny_ears: EGGS-SELLENT! :easter_eggs:
     
  6. WhymeMom?

    WhymeMom? No real answers to life..

    Too cool................ hoping they let her take lots of pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. busywend

    busywend Well-Known Member Staff Member

    What a cool experience to have! Way To Go Janet!!!!
     
  8. everywoman

    everywoman Active Member

    I know she is too excited about this. Good for her. Those girls will never forget this opportunity.
     
  9. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Thanks for posting Stang!

    I was so down and just forlorn since hearing about my dad. I had completely forgotten I had even entered the lottery for these tickets.

    Today I opened my email and there it was...this email...from the website. I was almost afraid to even look. Then it said...we are excited to announce that you have been chosen..and I screamed! I went and grabbed Tony from another room and dragged him all the way to my computer and made him read the email with me...lol. Then I went and called Jamie and we all talked and decided how we would do this. I called Keyanas mom and made sure she could go...yes. Then we decided that it would be me and my daughter in law and we would take the girls.

    I called my Dad and told him and he was just thrilled. What exciting news in a week that was really not so exciting!
     
  10. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    I'm really exxcited for you! It sure would be nice if your dad could go, too!
     
  11. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    OMG. I am sooooooo excited for you!!! Woohoo!!
     
  12. ML

    ML Guest

    I am so happy for you, Janet. This is excellent news.
     
  13. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I'm so excited for you!
     
  14. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    How great!
     
  15. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Janet, if you don't have a video camera or someone who can loan you a video camera........then I'd try to rent one. This is an extraordinary event and you won't want to miss a single moment!!!! I'm so happy for you guys!!! What an awesome memory to have for the girls and you to share!!! :D :D :D
     
  16. GoingNorth

    GoingNorth Crazy Cat Lady

    For religious reasons growing up, I've never been to any sort of Easter festivities. This sounds like a really fun opportunity for the kids. Enjoy!
     
  17. Marguerite

    Marguerite Active Member

    So, Janet, please explain what is involved for a non-Yank. I gather it's the US version of a garden party with the Queen in the grounds of Buck House? Sounds marvellous!

    Marg
     
  18. Star*

    Star* call 911........call 911

    OMG - snorting at Suz's comment - cute.

    JANET HOW COOL IS THAT!!!! OMG. SO...Do you get to meet Mr. & Mrs. Obama?? What are you going to wear?
     
  19. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

    Janet, how wonderful! What a great opportunity!
     
  20. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Irving Berlin said it best:

    ...In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it
    You'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade...

    :lady:
     
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