I never win stuff. Really. I won a promotional Dole banana inflatable raft from McDonalds when I was nine. I used it one summer in an attempt to flee across the lake from a family vacation gone awry. Other than that nada. null.nothing.

Saturday evening, there was a voice mail from Northern Tool. They wanted to know when I was going to come pick up my door prize.

A couple of weeks ago, in an effort to score some of the goods up for grabs at his absolute favorite store, Mike filled out my entry slip doubling his chances at the $1200 log splitter which would most certainly solve our personal energy crisis this winter. And I won. I dropped by after work, produced my ID out of my pink lamé purse so I could collect this:

Solar powered with a battery back up. I am so selling it on eBay and buying me some shoes.