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Turnaround

I've had quite a turnaround in the luck department today! No, I didn't win megamillions last night, but nobody did, so of course I believe this means that I will win on Tuesday.

Today I had several things that I wanted to do, but was resigned to the fact that I would be waiting on the cable guys all day. You see, the service in one of the bedrooms was all messed up, so Time Warner was going to send out a buy between 11-2 to take care of that. I also wanted to put an outlet in the other bedroom, but of course was going to have to wait on a different cable guy to do that between 2-5. So as I said, I was resigned to waiting ALL day for BOTH of the cable guys.

Well, at 10:30 this morning, cable guy #1 calls and says, would it be okay if he came early. Are you kidding? Of course it would be okay! Once he gets here, I tell him that I'm so glad he is early, but still a little bummed because I have another guy coming from 2-5 that I still have to wait on. Once he gets into it and figures out what has to be done, he says he has to drop a new line into this room, so he might as well do the other room while he is at it. HOORAY! Even better, he doesn't charge me the $40 that I was going to have to pay!

So now that I was free to leave my home and it was only 11:15, I decide to head toward Dallas. Most things you can do around the McKinney/Allen/Plano/Frisco area, but not these tasks that were on my list. I stopped in Allen and picked up a baby gift that I had special ordered, and then went on to Northpark. Neiman's was having their spring beauty week, so I needed to punch up my make-up for the spring and summer. That was the first task that HAD to be done down at Northpark because they only sell my make-up in two stores, in the WHOLE State of Texas.

The second task was that I wanted to pop in Tiffanys. I got a new necklace from there for Christmas, but have been wishing that the chain was a couple of inches longer. I wanted to talk to them about what could be done about it. Turns out, they can send it to New York and in two weeks time they can extend it for only $15 for the first inch and $1 for each inch after that! Also, they will ship it to my house free of charge, so I won't have to go back to Dallas! Talk about customer service! While there I found out that if we had ordered it from the store, they could have done it that way to begin with. I also found out that many of their bracelets can be ordered the same way, which is fantastic news since I have enormous wrists!

Lisa had called while I was in Neimans, so as I was leaving the mall, I gave her a call and found out that she was just up the street eating at one of my favorite establishments, Red Hot and Blue. So I joined Lisa, Tommy and Lisa's parents, Don and Edna for lunch. It was really yummy and this time they had the Carolina sauce which I love. Don and Edna bought my lunch, so that was another stroke of luck!

All in all, a pretty good day so far. I think I'm going to watch a movie next. Last night I saw "Vicky Christina Barcelona" and today I'm going to watch "Brideshead Revisited".

Comments

Emilymud said…
Wow...you were lucky. There is nothing I dislike more than waiting on repair people for that random 2-4 hour window. I am so jazzed you got it done so easily. It really is wonderful luck you had to day!

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