Monday, February 18, 2013

The Package from Bijan: Mystery Solved!

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Last week I told you a package for the Mister had arrived from the House of Bijan, and that no one was home to open it!

Ester and I have waited quite impatiently for almost a week to find out what's inside! And finally our employers returned this morning, around ten-thirty.

Right next to the elevator there's a long narrow side table where things are placed that need to go upstairs, including the daily mail and packages.

In fact, it's my job to separate the mail each day into His and Her piles, further organized by their personal letters, cards and invitations on top, business mail underneath that, and overnight letters from Fed Ex and UPS underneath that. Next to these two stacks, magazines are separated into those the Mister has subscribed to, and those the Missus wants to receive. Department store magazines and other junk mail are next to that. And at the end of the table is where we place packages.

When they arrived this morning they left the luggage up to us, picked up their respective piles of His and Her mail and went straight upstairs to their separate offices.

Ester and I looked at each other with fallen faces! (I actually thought she might have a momentary psychotic break!) Apparently packages were the last thing on their minds at the moment.

At one o'clock they came down for lunch. I was out running errands, but Ester sent a text that said the Mister had taken the package upstairs right after lunch.

She is, after all, the Upstairs Maid and as soon as appropriate she scooted upstairs to snoop around. By the time I got home she was full of news!

It seems the package was a gift from the Mister's sister -- which was somewhat of a disappointment since we had hoped the old cheapskate had actually been shopping there himself.

And while we had been hoping to see some exquisite accessories, it turned out to be just a shirt and tie.

But having said that, Bijan's shirts are limited editions, of course, and can cost anywhere from $350 on up! And the tie, also a limited edition, is signed and numbered. Only God knows the cost of that.

So the big mystery's over. And while we may have been disappointed, at least now we can say there are Bijan labels in the Mister's closet. (And no one needs to know it's just two!)

Thanks for stopping by, and for following along. (Hope you're not as disappointed as we are.)

Good night,
Andrew

14 comments:

  1. Andrea McCormick.Monday, 18 February, 2013

    Thanks for letting us know Andrew. I was intrigued myself. But it's hard to imagine a billionaire being a cheapskate, as you say. A little beyond my comprehension I guess. Andrea Mc.

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    1. Mine too, Andrea! Which is why I go on and on about it, ha! Thanks for reading, and for your comment.

      Andrew

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  2. Yes Andrew I was as disappointedas Ester and yourself ! I was Hoping for some wonderful piece of jewelry or at least something exciting !LOL KEK

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    1. Exactly, KEK. I feel like an idiot waiting a whole week just to see a shirt and tie, no matter how much they cost.

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  3. A shirt and tie? That sucks Andrew! I guess rich people can be just as boring and unoriginal as all the rest of us, even though the cost is sky high!

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  4. Really????? Maybe it's a bullet proof shirt? OR maybe the Mrs. ordered them both & the tie has a hidden secret camera on it so she can spy on him & use the recording as blackmail against him in their future divorce settlement????

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    1. OMG, Luv 2 Be! Bijan DOES make bullet proof clothing. I guess you saw that in the website. I'm getting all caught up in your fantasy dramas. HA! You always make me laugh, which I really needed this evening.

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  5. Andrew, I thought they were living at different homes b/c of the divorce. Do they still travel together? Am I not caught up on the latest news? Just curious, It is so easy to get caught up in your blog!

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    1. Hi 'Anonymous'. Will reply after your second comment below. How fun!

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  6. Okay I read your posts again and forgot the new missus is the new girlfriend.
    Can you talk about the job of moving out the ex-Missus things ( I am thinking about all of the clothing) Did you have to help with that?
    It sounds like the new Missus has moved in since she has her own mail pile. Did you have to organize all of her clothing/closets too?
    It seems like business as usual, just a new lady...

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    1. No, the new girlfriend has not moved in. But she spends a LOT of time here, and as she's from another city her mail is temporarily forwarded to this house.

      And no, I had no participation in packing up the wardrobe. Rich people in most major cities rely upon high-dollar movers who know how to handle and pack museum-quality furniture and designer wardrobes, thank God!

      If she does in fact move in, I'll most likely be involved with organizing the closets. But who knows?

      I'm charmed that you follow the blog so closely, but in future please do put a name or at least initials on your comments so I'll know who I'm writing to. And please do stop by anytime.

      Andrew

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  7. Is the Mister's divorce final? Also does this mean no more british visitors?


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    1. No Justin, the divorce is not final. It just drags on and on and on. But she has moved out, so I guess that means no more British invading the house.

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