Thursday, June 4, 2009

Me+Target+Lightning = What a great deal!!



















Last night after working out at the gym, I stopped in at Target to pick up a few items. I had been watching this clock........the one that you can set to show 3 different time zones. It was originally 30 bucks and I had watched and watched but it really didn't come down much in price.


Last night I'm in there and low and behold......there it is priced at $4.98...woot woot!

Then I'm over in the card section picking up some birthday cards and huge thunder and boom, out go the lights! And it was so dark, you could not even see your hand in front of your own face! It was funny because this lady standing next to me was like......oh no, I've never been in a store when the power went out....what do we do. Her teenage daughter told her to just stand still and don't move...haha. What seemed like a few minutes passed and the emergency lights came on and then the power came back. So I hurried on to the registers worried that they could go out again. We had to wait and wait because the registers had to re-boot....seemed like we stood there forever. And the sky looked like it was about to open up with buckets of rain. But I couldn't leave..........I had the clock for $4.98!!


Finally, the registers worked and I made a fast run to the car. Only to have my car not start...arghhhh. WTHeck.........she's only 2 years old! Tried to call Johnny but he was still in the gym. The storm was like some of those tropical storms we have been in down at the beach...torrential rain. I think we ended up getting 2 inches! Lightning hit a light pole out in the parking lot and filled my car with blue light........scared the cuss words right out of my mouth.

Finally got Johnny and he was on the way!! The car was hot.......I couldn't see out the windows and I had nothing in the car........except the owners manual so I started reading that.

Johnny brought the jumper cables and jumped her and she was fine. I will be taking her into the dealership so they can run a diagnostic on her to see what went wrong....don't really want that happening again.


But I got my clock ya'll...........


later.......

8 comments:

Mallory said...

What a crazy night! Dad and I had been driving on the interstate and there were trees and branches everywhere! It was insane. Plus, while we were out, dad's car started leaking and there was three inches of rain in the floor on the passengers side!

I love the clock you got too..Great Deal!!

Carrie said...

wow at least you got the clock!

LilliGirl said...

Cute clock...which time zones you going with?

Cloggsy said...

I freaking love that clock - ok, there are 5 targets near me, ONE of them has to have one!

Julie said...

It is so much fun to get a great deal!!! Feels like you won a game or something!

Christine said...

lol -- I can just see you holding on to that clock...and when the lights went out in the store you are lucky someone didn't reach into that cart and take it from you!
Glad you were able to get the car started...and hope they can figure out what happened and fix it so it doesn't happen again.

Nancy said...

SCORE! Excellent deal.

Loreluca said...

LOVE that clock!!! And love your patience, woman, you are good. I lose it very soon, that's why I never get good bargains!