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Fiasco Finds Me

I swear, either fiascos find me or I'm darn good at finding them! This afternoon I decided to run a few errands. I wanted to go to the shopping center down in Allen and stop by Swoozies (they have 20% off everything in all their stores through March 15th) and Sample House. Both of these stores are in the same section of buildings down at the new shopping center in Allen, so I thought it would be an easy in and easy out quick trip.

I pulled up, put my money in the parking meter and walked into Swoozies as the fire alarm was going off. We were all evacuated out of the store. Sirens were going off, sprinklers were running at the corner of the building complex because water was going everywhere, and each and every store was evacuated in that portion of the mall. Of course that means that I couldn't go into Sample House either. I was stuck there over an hour before I could go in the stores (and of course I had to feed the parking meter again because so much time was wasted waiting on the fire to be put out). Why didn't I just leave? Well that would be because my car was blocked in by three fire trucks and two police cars! I was stuck!!!!

In fairness, it wasn't as bad as it could have been. You should have seen those people having to come out from Tony & Guy hair salon with their wet hair, hair with color on it, foil in their hair, etc.!

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