April 20, 2010

Fingers Crossed

I don't ask for much. Only your undying love, readership and comments when you feel moved to make them. But today I want something from you. Luck.

I promise that I'm not holding onto what I think is a lucky lottery ticket. And I don't have a test. I'm not going to get a potential brain tumor checked out. I need to perform no feats of strength or mental acuity. Beth and the kids are fine and healthy and happy though probably somewhat tired of having an uptight husband/dad.

I'm not ready to share what's going on so you'll just have to trust me. But send me some good luck whenever you happen to read this, okay?

Posted by Chris at April 20, 2010 7:53 AM

Sending lots of luck your way!

Posted by: Lisa at April 20, 2010 7:55 AM


Posted by: Ann Elizabeth Adams at April 20, 2010 7:59 AM


Posted by: Andrea at April 20, 2010 8:14 AM

Oh fer chrissake, just buy the Mac already -- enough with this mumbo-jumbo. (Kidding! Good luck on whatever it is you're hoping will happen!)

Posted by: Karen at April 20, 2010 8:21 AM

Will do!

Posted by: Hope at April 20, 2010 8:28 AM

Buena suerte!

Posted by: Nila at April 20, 2010 8:29 AM


Posted by: Sarah at April 20, 2010 8:34 AM

Good luck! Can't wait to hear why we are all wishing you luck :)

Posted by: Leanne at April 20, 2010 8:34 AM

Sending good luck vibes your way!

Posted by: Susan at April 20, 2010 8:35 AM

Getting that new car today??? Either way, luck being sent in your general direction.

Posted by: Jen at April 20, 2010 8:41 AM

Good luck Mr. Cactus. I hope things go as planned.

Posted by: goodsnake at April 20, 2010 8:41 AM

Mucha suerte y dedos cruzados para ti!!! Good Luck and finger crossed from Spain.

Posted by: pilar at April 20, 2010 8:45 AM

all the good vibes and positive energy and luck u need~being sent....

Posted by: becky at April 20, 2010 8:45 AM

Good luck!!

Posted by: Carolyn at April 20, 2010 8:51 AM

Luck sent!

Posted by: varinia at April 20, 2010 8:56 AM

Lots of good luck coming your way.

Posted by: Michelle at April 20, 2010 9:06 AM

Ooh, mysterious. Good luck!

Posted by: Fraulein N at April 20, 2010 9:23 AM

May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And rains fall soft upon your fields…
Good luck:)

Posted by: Beth at April 20, 2010 9:25 AM

You got it.

And, once you get it - TELL us!!!!

Posted by: Robyn at April 20, 2010 9:26 AM

Sending lots of good luck and happy thoughts your way!

Posted by: Holly Reynolds at April 20, 2010 9:29 AM


Posted by: Kris H. at April 20, 2010 9:34 AM

Lots of luck to you always!!

Posted by: kris at April 20, 2010 9:36 AM

Sending luck your way!

Posted by: donna at April 20, 2010 9:47 AM

Good luck always Chris!

Posted by: Iris at April 20, 2010 10:16 AM

Good luck and good thoughts sent your way.

Posted by: LeeAnn at April 20, 2010 10:21 AM

I'll say good luck and mean it, even though your bag of considerable tricks is going to take care of whatever you are wishing for!

Posted by: Pat at April 20, 2010 10:29 AM

Bon chance, ami!

Posted by: Gwen at April 20, 2010 10:33 AM

Ask, and ye shall receive. Lots of luck.

Posted by: sherri at April 20, 2010 10:34 AM

Sending you lots!!! and lots!!

Posted by: Niki at April 20, 2010 10:35 AM

good luck!!!

Posted by: Sue R at April 20, 2010 10:41 AM

Herzlichen Gluckwuenschen!

Posted by: bacioni at April 20, 2010 10:50 AM

luck, postmarked and express mailed your way.

Posted by: Aimee at April 20, 2010 10:55 AM

Sending lots and lots of good luck your way!

Posted by: Karrin at April 20, 2010 10:59 AM

Good Luck!

Posted by: Tracy H at April 20, 2010 10:59 AM

Best of luck.

Posted by: One Mom's Opinion at April 20, 2010 11:01 AM

All my wishes going your way. I'm guessing work, and I bet you're amazing as always.

Posted by: alektra at April 20, 2010 11:15 AM

Lots of fourleaf clovers, rabbit legs and pink little clouds of luck coming your way!

Posted by: mikkie at April 20, 2010 11:20 AM

Of course!

Posted by: Dawn at April 20, 2010 11:26 AM

Much luck you way!

Posted by: sunshine at April 20, 2010 11:26 AM

Luck! :-)

Posted by: Steph at April 20, 2010 11:29 AM

Best of luck, Mr. Cactus. I'm eager to hear your news!

Posted by: Brooke at April 20, 2010 11:35 AM

Good luck with whatever you are doing!

Posted by: kali at April 20, 2010 11:40 AM

i am sending a request to the universe to shine down on you with luck and love...

Posted by: theunicorn at April 20, 2010 11:44 AM

Good luck, fingers and all crossed...

Posted by: Elizabeth at April 20, 2010 11:59 AM

Sending lucky vibes

Posted by: k8 at April 20, 2010 11:59 AM

GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Julie Andel at April 20, 2010 12:04 PM

Lots of luck to you!

Posted by: bad penguin at April 20, 2010 12:09 PM

Don't worry! Your golf game will be fine ;)

Good Luck!

Posted by: Ian at April 20, 2010 12:21 PM

I even crossed my legs. And THAT is saying something.

Best wishes....

Posted by: Mr Lady at April 20, 2010 12:47 PM

Well, not sure how much luck I have, what with first getting the flu, then a sinus infection, and now a blocked salivary gland (WTF?) all in one month, but what little luck I have I'll send your way!

Posted by: Randi at April 20, 2010 12:54 PM

Good luck! Wait, we haven't checked the lottery ticket from the weekend. We could be millionaires right now and not even know it.

Posted by: Kevin Spencer at April 20, 2010 1:11 PM

/* Script to send Chris luck */

// Create luck variable
Luck l_goodluck

// Create the luck
l_goodluck = CREATE luck

// Max out the luck
l_goodluck = f_SetMaxLuck( l_goodluck )

// Send the luck
result = f_sendLuck( l_goodluck, Chris )

// Check the result
If result = FAIL then
print "Sorry dude. Better luck next time"
print "YAY! Glad it worked out!"
End If

Can you tell I'm up to my noggin in code? ;)
Hope it works out.


Posted by: metawizard at April 20, 2010 1:13 PM

Sent! I hope it works out, whatever it is!

Posted by: Angela at April 20, 2010 1:20 PM

Sending off lots of luck and hugs!!!!

Posted by: Maribeth at April 20, 2010 1:32 PM

For sure :) And hey, if you want to wish for luck on MY lotto ticket I won't hold it against you ;)

Posted by: Heather at April 20, 2010 1:43 PM

Good luck. Emptying the dishwasher?

Posted by: Judy at April 20, 2010 2:43 PM

Best of luck!

Posted by: Jen at April 20, 2010 3:42 PM

you got it. as much as you need and more!

Posted by: pvz at April 20, 2010 4:43 PM

Good luck! :)

Posted by: kami at April 20, 2010 4:50 PM

Here's hope all goes well. ****LUCK****

Posted by: L y s h a at April 20, 2010 5:08 PM

Lots of luck coming your way!!

Posted by: Krush at April 20, 2010 5:47 PM

Good Luck!

Posted by: at April 20, 2010 6:05 PM

Good Luck!

Lots and lots of luck!

Posted by: debb at April 20, 2010 6:06 PM

Have everything crossed for you!!!!!.....except the eyes...cause you know Mom said if you did that, they would stay that way...MUCH LUCK TO YOU!!!!!

Posted by: Roberta at April 20, 2010 6:16 PM

no need to explain. wishing you luck, whatever it is :)

Posted by: kati at April 20, 2010 6:43 PM

Good luck on the job promotion. (ha....I guess...because I must!)

Posted by: Kristy at April 20, 2010 7:00 PM

Luck is going your way.
Send some back though because I'm going to get a lotto ticket! LOL!
Must be going around. I have a friend who wrote a FB status very similar to this today....

Posted by: Rose @Dozenroses13 at April 20, 2010 7:04 PM

in french we'd say "merde" (literal translation shit). have no idea why we say this....but we do!


Posted by: Natalie at April 20, 2010 7:31 PM

Consider it done! Best of luck with whatever it is!

Posted by: Debra at April 20, 2010 7:40 PM

Luck wished by Emily for Chris at 6:50 pm CST, April 20, 2010. :o)

Posted by: Emily at April 20, 2010 7:50 PM

Here's hoping!!

Posted by: Jess at April 20, 2010 8:12 PM

Crossing both fingers and toes!

Posted by: Steph at April 20, 2010 8:17 PM

I read your post to my 14 yo and he was totally confused. That is incredibly hard to do.

Good Luck for SURE.

(fingers crossed and we're thinking good vibes anyway)

Posted by: Scatteredmom at April 20, 2010 9:19 PM

Best of luck and hope I'm not too late with my luck vibes!

Posted by: coolchick at April 20, 2010 9:56 PM

Luck vibes circulating!

Posted by: Jane in Pa at April 20, 2010 11:51 PM

Always wishing you guys the best!

Posted by: Aimee Greeblemonkey at April 20, 2010 11:52 PM

May the LUCK be with you.

Posted by: del at April 21, 2010 2:28 AM

I am glad you put the disclaimer on there so we know what it is NOT about- because I would have been super worried!

Posted by: alfredsmom at April 21, 2010 2:43 AM

Good luck! :-)

Posted by: Delia at April 21, 2010 2:58 AM