Since Friday was the last day of school this year, there was no language class on Saturday.
So this is the first time in quite a while that I have a complete weekend off.
I slept in, then I cleaned
my apartmentpart of my apartment , took a shower and then walked over to the bakery to get me a cinnamon roll. They are my finding of the week. Of course they don't get anywhere near Cinnabon but they are delicious anyways.
So I got me one of those, walked back home and had a late breakfast.
Then I bundled up to go to town for my Christmas shopping.
To sum it all up: Next years Christmas shopping will be done online!
There were so many people out there, way too many...
First I went to an electronic store, looked at some stuff there and then walked over to Staples (yes we do have Staples here and I love it!!) and looked there.
I found gifts for both of my brothers. Actually the gift for one of them and part of the gift for the other one.
Then I waited outside in the freezing cold to take the bus to the city.
In the city I first walked around to locate the stores I wanted to go to.
I have to say I LOVE this city. They not only have 2 (or 3, not sure) Starbucks, they also have The Body Shop and Lush. Sweet.
I didn't go to too many stores but since the shops are spread over the city it took quite a while.
And it was cold.
In between I gobbled down a slice if pizza in less than a minute because it was cold and I had to take my gloves off in order to eat.
I still felt hungry so I went to McDonalds and got me some fries, which I ate while standing in a corner.
No seats available, place crowded.
The whole city was crowded.
After getting the presents for my Mom, I went to Starbucks for a little treat.
Here is where the post title comes into the game...
The barista told me that I couldn't have a sleeve for my cup since I was wearing gloves and that should do the trick.
At first I thought he was joking but he was not.
I had no grip on the cup with those gloves but I could not take them off either since it is so friggin' cold here.
This was the first time I went to this Starbucks and certainly the last one....
I am just glad that there is more than one Starbucks in this town. :)
After this unpleasant experience ( I think I am safe saying that this would not have happened in the States) I went to one last store, where I didn't find anything but a nice giftbag.
I am not completely done but I didn't feel like taking the train for 30 minutes to get to a store similar to walmart to look there.
I know I will find something for my brother there but since there are branches of this store near where my Mom lives, I will just go and look there, when I am home for the holidays.
I went back home and didn't do much afterwards.
Just watched some TV (numb3rs) and this years holiday episode of NCIS, then went to bed.
Today I set the alarm to get up in time to get to the bakery (they are open from 7-11 am on Sundays) just to find out that they don't have the cinnamon rolls on Sundays.
So I ended up with some other stuff which I will eat during the day, while relaxing, some more cleaning and watching sports...
Hope you all have a nice Sunday!