Thursday, January 31, 2008

We now interrupt the baby cuteness...

...for some good old-fashioned soap box venting. I think that I will periodically revisit this topic whenever the need arises.

Vent #1 What's really sad about this particular vent is that I blogged about it on my pre-baby blog which I have since deleted. But it's become SO much worse that I have to revisit the subject. What exactly is the deal with the current hostage situation between fast food restaurants and their precious, precious condiments? Why am I being forced to beg for condiments? Is there some sort of ketchup crisis that I am not aware of? I had to physically shove my bag back to the lady at the window today and ask for a lot of ketchup and she then gave me 2 packets. So then I shoved it back and asked for more. I can't decide if this is a money saving thing or a time saving thing but I am making it my mission to make sure that it takes twice the amount of time then if they had just asked if I wanted condiments in the first place!!! Do people not eat ketchup up with fries any more? Have I missed this development? This is the United States of Sweet America and I am not going to take it any more!

Vent #2 What's with the dead sea salt people at the mall? I don't want your lotion!!! Now they have decided to get sneaky and instead of asking if you'd like to try the lotion they say "Can I ask you something?" to which I happily reply Nope! and keep on walking.

Vent #3 Rick Mitchell. Rick, I know that it's going to possibly rain 6 days from now in Northern Kansas and that this information is vitally important to our continued existence, but does this information necessitate interrupting Miss Oprah everyday? I don't think it does Rick. The other two weathermen break into programming when there is actually bad weather. Why don't we try that on for size? A new season of Lost is about to start and I will hurt you if you interrupt it to tell me it's windy outside.

5 comments:

Christi said...

HA! WE have dead sea salt people at OUR mall too! Their method is to ask if you'd like a free mini-manicure. And their little kiosk is RIGHT in the middle of the mall. I've gotten to where I just avoid eye contact and breeze on by.

Aublog said...

RicK Mitchell's a liar!! (Oh, an sorry about the noisier child. I think we encourage each other.)

Mandy said...

Oh I cannot handle those Dead Sea salt people. I don't ever look at them or respond when they speak to me. Also regarding fast food drive-thrus, why don't they ever put napkins in the bag?? If you need a napkin anyway, it's in the car!

Amanda said...

Yes the Dead Sea Salt people are maddening!! Brad and I now play a game to see just how far against the wall and how much we can avoid eye contact with that stupid kiosk!

And I totally agree on the ketchup...used to we'd have a drawer full of packets in the fridge because you get so many...

Tamika said...

ha ha so funny! I can't stand when they break into good TV either