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Gray Thursday/Black Friday

So today was Thanksgiving and after a delicious meal and a traditional Thanksgiving movie, my family and I decided to venture out into the world of Gray Thursday. Now, this was all my doing because a) I love to shop and b) I enjoy competition. I got dressed in my motorcycle boots and army dress, ready for anything. I even listened to some music to pump me up (just for fun).

"It’s not that serious" my parents said. They rolled their eyes and joked about leaving the house so late (7:30pm).

Oh, but it was that serious. The parking lot was full. We had to park next door at the YMCA. I ran ahead, walked into the store, and BOOM. The ENTIRE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA was in the store. I grabbed a cart and headed towards the Tupperware. I soon realized that wasn't happening. So I ditched the cart and continued to find the Tupperware. That was the main thing I wanted. I soon found it and then tried to locate other items.

You had to get a ticket to get a TV. There were people hu…

It is November 2nd, and I have no idea who I'm voting for

The 2012 presidential election is in four days and I am an undecided voter. Over the past several months, I've had strong feelings about each candidate, to the point where I thought "I know who has my vote." However, I've changed my mind over and over again. You see, I HATE politics. I love democracy but I HATE politics. Personally I believe both candidates are full of empty promises that they make just to get elected. They're not really going to DO anything. If Obama gets re-elected, it will be four more years of the same. If Romney gets elected, he'll realize it isn't so easy to undo every Obama policy ever made and might even be swayed to continue certain pre-existing policies. I still haven't looked at my PA ballot to see what else we're voting for. I've paid attention to the campaigns, read recaps on the debates, I know where the candidates stand on the issues, or at least where they think they stand, but I still don't know who has m…