Today has been a day of celebration. Yesterday I found out I have been officially admitted to University of Wisconsin Stout. I managed to sneak in just in time for fall classes. I register at the end of the month and classes start September fifth. I'm excited to finally have the chance to go back to school. Nervous, but excited.
To celebrate, I drove into the cities for a day of shopping with my friend Cheri. She lives minutes away from the Mall of America and Ikea. Being only an hour away from MOA most people think that it's odd I can count the number of times I have set foot inside on one hand. To be honest it's to big, to crowded, and much to noisy to really shop inside. I could honestly care less about shopping at the mall. Ikea on the other hand... well.... here is what we know to be a proven fact:
I managed to escape with minimal damage today. I bought some new shelves, a replacement picture frame, martini glasses, and three containers to sort my recycles into. All in all, not a bad day.
On the way home I realized I ordered J.R.'s replacement wedding ring over a month ago and had yet to hear anything from Shane Co. Since I was driving past the store I stopped to check things out. Apparently they tried to call me once to tell me it was in, didn't reach me, didn't leave a message, and locked the ring back in the safe never to be seen again. It took three employees forty-five minutes to locate the ring. They apologized a lot. Not a huge deal as they found the jewelry and I was able to take it home to J.R. He slipped the ring on his middle finger tonight. I think it stayed on for about five hours before he decided it was to uncomfortable to wear. I completely understand and I could really care less if he wears it or not. For whatever reason just knowing that he has a wedding band makes me happy.