Friday, January 23, 2009

Valentine's Day and The Recession

I've been thinking about Valentine's Day.
It's my job.
This year, more than ever, it looms large.
To be honest, I'm stressed...
And definitely hyper-focused.

I have lists dating back to the 90's.
Records of what flowers I bought,
what was sold, what was left.
what we could have used more of,
what we should have had less of.

This year, the lousy economy casts a long shadow.
There is also the fact that The Day falls on Saturday
and the following Monday is President's Day...
A 4 Day Weekend!

Will people go away?
Or will people opt to be home and "staycation"?
I will know on February 15th.

I'm thinking six Roses and some filler fluff is the Recession Dozen.
More ideas to come.
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