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Is it only Wednesday?!?!

Seriously. Is it only Wednesday? This has been the longest week in history and let me assure you that I am Friday tired TODAY! Monday we had a child custody trial set. We arrived at 9:00 a.m. and sat around until 10:30 when the Judge decided that we needed to be back at 3:00. We arrived back at 3:00 and sat around until 5:45 when the Judge told us to be back on Thursday morning at 9:00. So, needless to say, I'm super excited about having to go back to court on that case tomorrow!

Yesterday was a long day also. I left my house at 6:30 a.m. to head down to the hospital in Dallas. My grandfather was having surgery and I went to sit with my grandmother. It was suppose to be a quick half hour surgery, but of course we didn't get released from the hospital until 2:45 yesterday afternoon. And then I had to teach class last night.

Today had some excitement though not as much as I had hoped. We ordered a new laptop for the firm a few weeks ago. This is not a splurge but a desperate need because our old one is really on it's last leg. We caught the President's Day sale at Dell and were able to get a computer about 3 times as good as our Sony Viao that we purchased in 2005 and for a third of the price that we paid for our Viao!

Anyway, we have been very impatiently awaiting our new Dell's arrival. Wouldn't you know that it got delayed in production, but we got news on Saturday that it had finally shipped. I've been tracking that computer all the way on its journey from Nashville to Texas and discovered this morning that it was on the FedEx truck to be delivered to me today.

I was sitting in the office on the computer this morning when I heard the FedEx truck coming down the road. I screamed the news to Jennifer and she came running. We stood peeking through the blinds out the window like two kids looking for Santa on Christmas Eve! We watched as the FedEx truck went to the end of the street and made a delivery and then turned around and headed for my house. I bounded out the door to greet him and imagine how my face dropped when he got out of the truck with an envelopes of documents from the accountant and not my Dell! I decided to ask the guy about the other delivery (you see per the FedEx website, I knew it was going to require a signature or a FedEx doortag with my signature giving the driver permission to leave it). This driver was very nice and gave me a doortag to sign and leave so that I could go run some errands.

Once I got home from running those errands, imagine my disappointment when I got to the door and still hanging was the door tag I had left, but added to it was a new one saying "we attempted to deliver your package, but you weren't home". I called FedEx fuming! Apparently the tag I left was FedEx express and the Dell as being delivered by FedEx Home, so basically because the tag I left was orange instead of Blue, they didn't leave my computer as requested. I cannot go pick it up either, I have to wait until tomorrow for a re-delivery! Bunch of Jerks!!!!!! Way to kill my enthusiasm.

Now to the excitement that I did experience today... After lunch we were driving by the new Super Target in Allen that is about to open. I'm so excited because I love Target and it is really close to my house. It is slated for a grand opening this Sunday, but today as we drove by we saw a "Now Open" sign. Jennifer's car just turned itself right into that parking lot and the shopping trip was on. When new Target's open they have some new store deals that are great. It really wasn't anything exciting, but I got cases of water for $2, cans of green beans for 35 cents, a package of tortillas for 44 cents, etc. It was so nice and new and they have the craziest looking carts. I took a photo of Jennifer with the cart so everyone could see our new fancy carts and be so jealous!


Comments

Emilymud said…
Yes...those are the ones I love too. Remember my post when you said of they will suck after a while. Well they DON'T I promise. I have gotten to enjoy this NEW CARTS for over 3 months...they are AMAZING!!!! I LOVE THEM, okay I love anything Target, but the new carts are icing on the cake. Glad you got to see what I love too
Abby said…
You will have to find out if they have a robot security guy.

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