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Random island 'tings

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I was at the post office this morning and much to my surprise, I had two package slips in my mailbox! I was expecting my dancewear order with new canvas ballet shoes and delicious shiny satin pointe shoes (there is nothing like the smell of a new pair of pointe shoes), but the other package was a mystery. I would have about fallen over backwards if my contact lenses had arrived so quickly. Though I ordered them the same day I did my dance stuff, the contact lens people ship parcel post or something ridiculous. They used to ship priority mail and charge less for shipping to the VI. Now we have all of a sudden become "international" and so I pay more money in shipping for crappier service - and still through USPS to boot! Makes no sense. But back to what amused me...

The lady at the post office was talking to a co-worker about a computer shortcut - they recently got new computers and software at the local POs. When I still lived at home, I would sometimes hang out with my very …