You know that feeling. You see a card on eBay or on someone's blog and you think to yourself, "Man, I just have to have it. Just gotta get it."
That's how many story begins. I was looking around eBay late last week and all the new baseball cards I wasn't going to get my hands on. I thought about all the ways my money should be spent until I stumbled upon the card. This isn't a white elephant type of card. It was just a card I wanted to put into my collection and stare at for a little while.
So, I bid on the first card.
I bid on the second card I saw.
I do have limits. And even though I wanted this card, I wasn't going to go crazy.
But on the third attempt, I thought to myself that if this doesn't work I'll probably give up because the card will be out of my price range.
So, I bid. Left the computer and tried not to think about it.
Without further jibber jabber, here's the card I won:
This brightened my mood a bit. I was disappointed that I was too late in getting Derek Jeter in Mario's directory. This helped heal the mood.