After I wrote yesterday's entry, I signed in to Ebay. I received a bit of good news. I noticed that my feedback rating was now 236. I checked my feedback page, and discovered that the seller of Comics Spotlight #4 had left the usual nice words for me.
To me, this is a good sign. It means that they have received my payment, and that sometime early next week, I should find a key waiting in my mailbox when I check my mail.
[EDIT: Oh, I also checked my email a little later; specifically, the account
dedicated to Ebay. There were several messages from both the seller and
Ebay informing me
that the magazine had been shipped, confirming what I had already
As Carly Simon once sang, "Anticipation . . . anticipa-a-a-tion . . . is making me wait . . . "