Thankful . . . .
I'm thankful for lots of things today-slash-tonight. Even with my fingers poised above the keyboard, I can't really decided which one to clink-on about tonight. I'll jot some stickies for later posts, spin the dial . . . . and . . . land . . . on . . . . the beautiful world of internet shopping.
Hallelujah. I've been Christmas shopping. And it's not that I don't LIKE to go out and GO to stores, mill about, ponder the person I'm shopping for and pick out a lovely trinket that speaks to their heart, from my soul. I do love, LOVE, LOVE to give a good gift. I also love, love, love to RECEIVE a good gift. I do, however, in times like these, when my time is a hot commodity and is oh, so valuable, really appreciate being about to check out Costco-dot-com, see that the digital camera I'm eye-balling for Big's big Santa gift is out of stock, think to myself, "oh, thank goodness, I just saved myself time and money", open a new tab, hop over to Best Buy, see that they do have it in stock, but for more money, print the Costco price, call the nearest Best Buy store, put a purple one on hold for price match, where I'll pick it up by Thursday at 11. Ahh, getting things done. I like the rich, satisfying feeling of being able to check off all of the Santa wish list in less than an hour of internet shopping. Whirl-n-Wear. Check. Legos. Check. Kindle. Check.
So, today, I'm celebrating an amazing little thing called the internet. Gawd, I love it.