December 21, 2004

Non-MINI related post... I swear.

Why, oh, why do I do this to myself? I've put off my Christmas shopping until the last possible moment. Last night, I went to a nearby mall to pickup some gifts for the family. I'll be going to the grandparents' apartment on Christmas Eve, and all of my aunts and uncles are going to be there... and all my cousins. I have a big, huge, ginormous family - and no one ever has the foresight to put together any sort of Secret Santa thing (as would be highly appropriate and cost-efficient in a family so large). So I'm left to decide who to buy for and who not to buy for.

I've narrowed it down to just my grandparents and aunts/uncles. But still, thats a lot of people - people I don't know very well, so I'm relegated to purchasing really flat gifts like soap, and soap. Oh, it's nice soap - aromatherapeutic and all - but it's soap, let's not kid ourselves. And candles are always good in a pinch. Bought some of those, as well. So family members, if you're reading, be prepared for either a candle or a bar of soap.

Did I mention how crazy it was at the mall? I parked about a quarter-mile away from the entrance. People - everywhere! Luckily, all the stores I wanted to go into were right near the entrance. Lucky me. I think I could have had a mall-induced stroke had I ventured much father into the abyss of frantic people.


posted by julie at December 21, 2004 10:37 AM

things people have said

You write intersting and funny stuff. Haven't bought shit but at least I work at home so I can pick my time to go***RB

so said: RB at December 21, 2004 03:22 PM



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