I know many of you are wondering if I fell off the face of the earth. I'd actually like to fall into a deep fishbowl of wine, but that will have to wait. I am working my way forward in Gmail from message #1, so even if you haven't heard from me or received an invoice, it is still—and always will be—first come/first served. You will hear from me, whether it's great news or not so great news.
The reason I seem AWOL is because 378 emails poured in the first hour of the sale, and every time I sent an invoice another request came in, so I was treading water for many hours.I am now down to only 144 messages (gaaa), and since it's after work for most of the US, I don't see things slowing down any time soon. In fact, things will likely pick up again.
So please rest assured that I am working my way through the requests, but I probably won't be able to give you a confirmation until I get to your email, and I almost surely won't be able to answer personal emails. Hopefully you will either receive an invoice from me in the next 24 hours or so (assuming the ingress slows down) or you'll be hearing from me via email to notify you what products in your request list are still available. And at some point I am going to have to sleep. And feed the cats. And stuff.
Thank you all so much! This has turned out better than expected, and my charity is going to be so incredibly happy, but there's only me to handle all of these requests. I want to avoid making mistakes, so I am being as methodical as I can, and that takes time.
If you have an urgent request or want to add something to an invoice or cancel an invoice and put the items back into circulation, your best bet is to comment on this post.
OK, back to blog-work I go. :)