So, I realize that most of you probably don't read my blog just to hear about my adventures in floral delivery. But something happened yesterday that I have to talk about.
Note: for those of you who may have missed the first parts of this saga, the story is as follows: Torsten tried to get me flowers for Valentine's Day and it didn't work out. Then he tried to send me makeup flowers and it still didn't work out. Then 1-800-Flowers found my blog and sent me free flowers as an apology. End of story.
Until yesterday. Because yesterday, this arrived. And in case you're too lazy to click on that link, let me show you a picture:
See how pretty? Yes? You do? So do I. Except that the actual flowers sitting next to me on my desk are about 23984387 times prettier than they look in that picture. And the arrangement is gigantic. Seriously, it's massive.
At first I thought they might have been in response to the comment I made in the last post about this, when I said I wondered why they had chosen to send the medium bouquet instead of the large. But then I thought, actually not, because these new flowers weren't purple, and I also mentioned in the last post that the other flowers weren't purple. (And no, 1-800-Flowers, if you are reading this, this is NOT a plug for you to send me a free purple bouquet!) So then I decided that maybe there was some sort of glitch, like two different people had been assigned the task of sending the apology flowers and hadn't coordinated with each other properly.
But then I read the note that accompanied the flowers. In it, the president of the company said that they "wanted to apologize again in a big way." And I'm pretty sure that wording was intentional. And then I emailed the guy who started this whole thing to thank him, and when he wrote back, he said, "Our pleasure--we took your point to heart."
So from that I've concluded that these new flowers were in fact a response to my point about the last bouquet being the medium instead of the large. And now I feel a bit picky and princessy. But on the other hand, I have another gorgeous bouquet of flowers on my desk. This time they had the sense to remove the card that said the name and size of the bouquet, so I can't know for sure that it's the large. But it is really enormous. And absolutely beautiful. So I'll take it.
Anyway, this (I assume) concludes the ongoing saga of my Valentine's Day flowers. And a good thing, too--I was thisclose to having to create a "flowers" category on my blog.
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