Saturday, November 25, 2006

Black Friday

Yes, I am one of the lunatic throng who set the alarm for 3:30 a.m. to navigate Debtors Alley (aka; Grape Road) in the middle of the night when most sane people are still in bed digesting turkey and stuffing.

Every year I say "never again" and yet I always find an excuse from among the reams of ads in the Thanksgiving Day paper to enter the fray one more time. This year it was the Kohls ad that got me. They advertised the Tonka Mighty Motorized Fire Engine, regular price $69.95, at 50% off! What's a grandma to do? Especially when the 3rd intelligible word her grandson said was "truck", right after "mama" and "baba".
It'll be worth the hassle just to see his face when he opens this on Christmas morning!


Dawn Lovitt said...

sooo, what was at MENARDS???

Julie Smies said...

I didn't mention Menards in this post because my mama always said "If you can't say anything nice,..."