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For those of you who remember Saturday Night Live with John Belushi and the 'Bonzai' skits just picture him as 'Bonzai Christmas Shopper' and you know what I looked like last night. I started a little after six and, after five stores in the local mall and one in another shopping center I was done and home by eight!
I bought for my daughter, son, son-in-law, Mom and a couple friends. And to think everyone says this is hard and takes so long. I swear it's only a matter of mindset. I went with the goal of finishing in one night and did just that.
To be fair, I realized today I hadn't really gotten anything personal for my son-in-law, but rather all 'gear and gadgets.' Had I realized it last night I could have handled that in the same store I was in for my son. In any event, I'm thinking another 15-20 minutes today ought to do it. ;o) I'll box and wrap everything today and be done. Yippee!!!
-- Gary in Indiana (email@example.com), December 23, 2001
Your right Gary, the only way to do it is to start just before the deadline, just have in mind what you want for each person and a backup idea also.
-- mitch hearn (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 23, 2001.
I am trying hard to laugh, but I am so tired that a mild chuckle is all I can come up with!!!!
-- Melissa (email@example.com), December 23, 2001.