I should be used to it by now.
For the past several weeks I've been happily digging in the garden. Then this morning I was greeted by this scene:
By later today it will be gone and my tulips will still be fine, the daylilies will just shrug it off, and the temps will be up in the 50's in a few days.
Shopping in the Age of Wuflu
Under the best of circumstances a trip to Michaels (apostrophe missing as per company tradition even though it makes my eyeballs itch) is not high on my list since the visual stimulation makes my head swell. I marvel that so must crap can be stuffed into one space.
But when I saw some Facecrap posts from our local Michaels with customers screeching and complaining and some of the staff screeching back (I don't blame them one teeny bit), I decided to do my small bit of art supply shopping online at Dick Blick.
Prudence once again had spoken to me and said, "Listen, Girlie - you don't want to wade into a bunch of angry crafty type women waving coupons who want something absolutely non-essential and ready to pop a cork if they can't find it."
If you're one of those people who take out their frustration on salespeople in a store you need to stop it. Now! And spending some time examining the source of your frustration would be a good idea. I highly doubt any of my long time commenters would act in such a way, but I'm aware of lurkers who do not hold our conservative values. This advice is directed to them.
You need to listen when Prudence speaks!
Here's a little message to the ignorant and arrogant anti-Trumper types out there: