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Today is Black Friday, historically one of the busiest shopping days of the year. However the last Saturday before Christmas usually beats it out it total sales. Having worked at the mall for many years, I want nothing to do with shopping in stores today. Today is a much better day to shop online. For the most part the stores have the same promo’s online that they do instore. I saw this sweater from Old Navy in the store a few weeks ago and thought it was cute. But I refused to pay $50 at Old Navy. When did ON become expesive? Today it was on sale for $15. Score! Click and Ship. So I’ve done my part for the economy. Has anyone else found great deals this weekend?
The Vatican came out with a landmark decision today. Condom use is the ‘lesser of two evils’ when they are used to prevent AIDS. Still evil, but not as bad as a deadly disease. What’s sad is that this is truly a landmark decision. Up until now all forms of pregnancy prevention where deemed a sin. However now Pope Benedict XVI has slightly changed his tune. This quote from Yahoo News puts it best:
“This is admittedly a difficult distinction to grasp,” he told The Associated Press in an e-mail. What the pontiff is saying is “that someone determined to do something wrong may be showing a glimmer of moral common sense by not doing that wrong thing in the worst possible way — which is not an endorsement of anything.”
So if you’re are going to be an evil sinner, be a moral evil sinner.
My sister called my mother tonight at 10:05 pm. My mother was in bed, so my dad answered the phone. As my father walked up the stairs to bring her the phone, she was convinced the late night phone call was because I had just had a heart attack. Her words to my sister “This is to late to call. I thought that this was finally the phone call that Joey had had a heart attack.”
As you start your Holiday shopping this season, don’t forget about the always exciting and always impractical Hammacher
Schlemmer. (http://www.hammacher.com/) If you’ve got money to burn on the person who has everything, they are the perfect shopping destination. Featured items include a Flying Car and a Personal Submarine. My favorite is the Authentic Boardwalk Photo Booth. I’d love to have this in my home so guest at parties could snap pictures of themselves. With a retail price of only $11,000… it’s a steal! Get them before they sell out. Hammacher Schlemmer will even ship it to you for $1,5000.
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