Man-Child also woke early; which is an EVENT now that he's a teenager (although as a baby we couldn't pay him to sleep!).
I know I mentioned that I wouldn't be rolling out of bed early for the Black Friday craziness. And I didn't. But for whatever reason (I think DRIVING was the main reason) Man-Child wanted to be out and about today. And as I did have a few errands and things I wanted to procure; I agreed.
OH. MY. HELL!!! In the name of all that is holy DO NOT let your child drive on the craziest shopping day of the year! WHAT WAS I THINKING????
We braved a few of the Black Friday crowds. We didn't buy much - mainly because the deals weren't great enough to deal with the lines!! People are crazy - I did not see one thing that was worth standing in line for an hour for; although Man-Child was able to buy me a gift (yes I know what it is; 'cause I orchestrated the whole thing) and was in and out in no time. I also managed to score two fabulous cashmere scarves for a song at a sweet, little boutique I know.
Other than that it was just window shopping, errands and cheating death.
One of the errands including having my computer fixed by the folks who should not be allowed to deal with the public EVER. Believe me I was all set to blast these guys out of the water on the blogosphere. After all is said and done I won't - BUT you can believe I will never step foot in their establishment again.
They were supposed to call and let me know when the part came in. They didn't. I finally just showed up with the laptop and asked. They were all - Oh let me check. Come on guys - this isn't Best Buy you should know whether or not it came in. Apparently, it had. So I left my
I was already to argue with the
BUT now I have beautiful new screen. One that isn't infected with big, crazy blobs and cracks. One that doesn't have a million fingerprints on it (since neither guy can figure out that they can use it WITHOUT touching the screen!! Yes, it's a total pet peeve!). And I've been able to catch up on my blog reading (since my damn Blackberry won't update who I'm following!!) so all is right in Gigi's world; for the moment, ::sigh::.