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Give One Up To Fry's Food Stores

I'll give kudos when kudos are due.
I spoke, in-person, with the general manager of the store that I have been discussing on this forum for a while now, today at the store.

I only stopped in for a few bottles of soda - I just dumped almost $160 there yesterday. He handed me a gift certificate and again apologized for -- everything. I have no idea how effective this manager will be in turning things around, I only know that he, himself, is a totally laid-back person that is obviously not into any kind of arguing with customers.

In fact, I took it that he's not in to arguing with anyone, anywhere, for anything. Whether that's a good or bad thing is up to the reader as everyone has their own view of things concerning such.

Oh, I was not looking for an argument, I was observing his demeanor, attitude, facial movements, body language - all of it.

This is an on-going story. More when there is something to report.

Monday

Sometimes Monday morning comes rolling around, the alarm goes off and I do NOT want to get out of bed.
Such was the case this morning.
Life is rough, get over it I tell myself and move on.
Easter dinner at mom's house was perfect. Best one I've been to in a long time. It helps when everyone is getting along. Mother didn't want to talk politics - neither did I, middle bro sort of steered that direction a few times but - politics in our family can and will start some rather heated arguments.

I am not into such, especially during a celebration such as Easter. I pick my fights with whom I pick them with - currently it's a couple of large corporations - and that is enough for me. I don't NEED to be fighting with family members - politics inevitably leads to such as I do not see eye to eye with my brothers on such. I did agree with him, however, that Afghanistan is a waste - let's listen to the Russian's advice, pack our bags and get the bleep out of there. L…