I've been working more hours recently and while working this past week I had two interesting experiences.The first one was a $200 flower arrangement sent to a daughter celebrating her 29th birthday from her mom. I told my mom, IF you feel the need to spent $200 on me for a birthday present, PLEASE just give me the money!
The second interesting experience I had at work was with a gentlemen. A man phoned in to have a $100 arrangement sent to his wife as an apology. He sounded really distraught, and apparently REALLY needed it to be impressive. Again, don't you think that if you were apologizing to your wife you could maybe manage to do it without spending $100 of your money?
I'd take a back massage/ foot rub, or a pedicure/manicure over the $100 worth of flowers.... but hey, that's just me. Am I cheap? Do these situations sounds crazy or is it just me? Whatever happened to 'economic hard times'?