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It's Been a Long Time...

...since I was so angry that I cried. But it happened today. You know, I realize this is the holiday season, and that everyone is under stress, and particularly businesses are trying to deliver for the holidays. But one shop owner I dealt with today took my breath away with how rude she was. Here's the story. My little brother plays peewee hockey on a local team. For a fundraiser they contracted with this local florist , Ambrosia Flowers, for what I initially thought was a great offer. You pay $20 and get a bouquet every month for a year. It doesn't work for me because I don't live in the same town, but I was happy for my family. I've been puppy sitting for my parents this weekend so they could get away for a couple days, so I thought I would be nice and go pick up this month's arrangement, as they had been meaning to do it for like a week and were too busy. Well when I walked in the lady said they couldn't honor it because it was the week before Christmas, an…

That'll Teach Me

Ok, so I admit it, I was actually interested in football briefly. I have never liked football, probably b/c there was never any good football around when I was growing up. I lived thru the Mizzou football is a joke and bball was where it's at. I still love basketball, but I was really hoping that Mizzou would pull through last night. It would be so good for the college, for Columbia, for Missouri. But alas, my brief stint as a football fan is over. I always did think it was a somewhat ridiculous game, and it annoys me greatly that football gets so much more exposure than academics or even superior sports, such as volleyball :) So while I hope Mizzou gets a decent bowl game, I will not be watching intentionally. So I'm back to watching my little brother's JV basketball games, and will be enjoying every minute. Oh yeah - and go Blues!