I was shopping for a birthday present and I ended up getting this:
It’s a shirt with “Team Fukushima” on the front. A local basketball team, I guess? It was from a sporting goods store. Anyway, I sort of wonder what people in the U.S. will think when they see that on a t-shirt—-if anything at all. I know “Chernobyl” is synonymous with nuclear meltdown, so I’m wondering if Fukushima is the same.
I also packed it with birthday stickers. The reason I did not include a card is because the price of postage increases if I post the item with a letter or card with a message. Something about written materials going at a different postal rate. So I avoid posting letters and what not. It’s generally pretty easy–I send the item, and also send an email that I’ve sent and happy birthday, rah rah rah.
I chose really pretty stamps. I always try and request stamps because I think half the fun of getting an international parcel is the interesting stamps. These in the photo are just so lovely.