Thursday, December 3, 2009

Friday, April 3, 2009

Love in the Cube

A guy asked his girl to marry him in my store Sunday. Apparently a plan was in the works for a while with this guy, 'cause our business team planned it for him. (I guess he was a Business Customer?) A few of us Blue Shirts got into our street clothes to act as random customers who would get picked for a chance to win an iPod Touch... the unsuspecting girl (I think her name was Shirley?) and her guy were also among those "picked" and led over to the Genius Bar area and given an iPod Touch face down, and told that when we turned it over (when told to), we'd find out if we won. She turned hers over, and it said, "Shirley, will you marry me?" This message was also displayed on the screens above the Genius Bar, as the guy's song of choice played (I'm told it was a tune by Chris Brown! FAIL! LOL). I doubt the chick even heard the song, since the second she saw the proposal and her boyfriend on bended knee, with a huge diamond ring, she started freaking out (in a good way). And said yes.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

I bought an everything bagel with cream cheese at Zaro's Bread Basket in Port Authority yesterday morning, and as I was about to pay, the guy behind the counter picked up a boxed assortment of Valentine's cookies and said, "Would you like to get these for your boyfriend... or husband... for Valentine's Day?"

Me: "I don't have either one of those."
Him: "Aw... all the good ones are taken? Isn't that what everyone says?"
Me: "Something like that."
Him: (As he hands me the bag with the bagel) "Well, maybe next year, you'll be able to get one of these for someone special."
Me: "HA!"

I hate Valentine's Day. I hate Christmas the most, but Valentine's comes in second, because like Xmas, there's so much expectation behind it. Out of all the V-Days I've lived through and had a significant other to share it with, only ONE was good, and that was in the late '90s. And we celebrated in a non-traditional way, which is perhaps why it was special and good. Last year I bought candy and a card for my now-ex, and the response I got from him was, "Oh, I didn't know we were doing this." Funny how one day can fuck you up. LOL