I keep thinking about that. Being told that it really isn’t as bad as I think. Hell if it ain’t!
When I was a little girl, we walked to school. We would get there in the morning, and there would be the morning prayer. Right after that, we all said I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag, and they played the National Anthem. I started to school when I was four (4). By the time I was in fourth grade, it was like the second elementary school. They did not say the morning prayer, or play the anthem, but by golly, the whole time I was in school, we Pledged Allegiance to the Flag. We were proud to be Americans.
Now, you get suspended for wearing anything with a flag on it. The Ten Commandments, Pledge of Allegiance, and anything having to do with our natural heritage is bad. Christians are bad. Americans are bad. Christian Americans must be very, very bad. And who the hell decided all that? That is bullshit. Plain and simple, bullshit. Since when have other people gone to live in another country, and was allowed to claim they were offended by the customs of that country, and the country changed for the outsiders? Someone tell me when. That is bullshit! Plain and simple bullshit.
Seems like it began several years ago… SuperTarget in our area, told the GoodWill people at Christmas, not to come there any more. Of course, after that, we never went back to that store, and it closed shortly thereafter. For some reason, outsiders that had moved to the United States, were offended by Christmas, Nativity scenes, and GoodWill ringing their little bells at Christmas. Those dedicated, hardworking GoodWill employees, trying to make a difference to others at a very hard time of year. They never asked anyone for anything. Just stood, ringing the bell and smiling. It was tradition. Christmas trees, nativity scenes, GoodWill.
So, in order to not to offend those, who are not from here, America changed? Bullshit. I say, if our traditions offends you, you came into this country, you know you can leave the same damned way! Every time I turn around, someone is explaining that such and such offends them. Screw it! I am offended by what people do in other countries, but I don’t move there, then expect them to change their country for me. That is bullshit. Plain and simple bullshit.
Now, they tell us that our forefathers were terrorists. Do what? So what kind of History lessons are they giving kids now a days? Speaking of kids. Since when does the govt. have balls enough to tell parents what they are or not going to feed their kids for lunch during school? The other thing about kids, is that they belong to the community, not their parents? Bullshit! Plain and simple bullshit! And these idiots put up with that? I sure as hell am glad that my Mama was who she was. She would have not only told them what horse to get on, she would have had them direct that horse, on out of the country. And my Daddy, lo and behold, I am glad that he is not here to see this shit. Daddy was gung-ho Marine. He is probably rolling in his grave right now.
And someone wants to tell me, that it ain’t as bad as I think it is? Bullshit! Plain and simple bullshit!!!
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Ok, I am going to go a little different direction with this post. I have something to say, and cannot wait any longer.
Everyone in the Office World, is familiar with HON office furniture, chairs, task chairs in particular I speak of. A while back, I ordered a chair to replace my old worn out chair that I spend 18-20 hours a day sitting in.
Of course, I skimped on the chair, trying to watch the money. Mainly because I didn’t have time to go around and check chairs out. Yall know me, I order everything over the internet, and rarely see in person what it is that I am buying. If I spend 18-20 hours a day at the computer, it leaves no time for shopping.
Anyway, I had always heard that HON chairs are “over-priced”, “not all that they are made out to be”, “not really all that comfortable”, you know… the kinds of things people say, when they cannot afford something. We’ve all heard that kind of thing before.
Anyway, my bestest friend, the one that passed away at the first of the year, he was having a garage sale. I don’t go to garage sales, but this particular day, I told James to come on and lets go out for a ride. I know, don’t gasp at my boldness, leaving the house and all…
Anyway, when I saw the HON, I immediately knew what it was. I had no idea how much was invested in the chair, or how much they would want for it. The cylinder was messed up and had slipped down and was digging into the ground. One of the females over at Donnie’s had been going round and round and round, and said that it just slipped down. Other than that, it was in perfect shape. I asked how much they wanted, and pointed out that the chair had issues. Ten Dollars!
Done deal. James did not quite understand the ramifications of such a chair. Now he always tells me “Make sure you don’t do this, or don’t do that, you will probably never be able to buy such a chair again”.
The other day, the cylinder had gotten to where it would not hold weight any longer. James looked at everything. This chair, let me tell you. It has the height adjustment through the cylinder, and three other levers. The seat tilts, it slides and tilts, the back is adjustable, and everything you can think of. I love it! Anyway, we determined that the cylinder had gone bad. James told me that he did not know for sure, but that we could surely afford a new cylinder.
I pulled up HON on the internet, and oohed and aahed at all the task chairs similar to my own. I was most impressed of course. I could not determine how to get parts, so emailed. That same day, they emailed me back. I was so surprised that I almost deleted the email without realizing who it was from. Long story short… The warranty covered the cylinder. A new one will be here 5-7 days, and they sent me instructions in the email letting me know about when to expect the cylinder.
Wow! I just had to share this good news with someone. I rarely have anything really good to say about anyone, especially companies nowadays. HON has found a friend in me though. I tell you what. Their people over there, are some of the most friendly, personable people I have dealt with in many years.
So while you are listening to all the reasons not to buy a HON…know deep down inside why people are telling you those reasons. I can tell you why you should. Compared to any other chair that I have attempted to sit in for 18-20 hours a day, the HON is the one that don’t cause my legs and feet to swell nearly as bad; it is perfect for everything, with all those adjustments, you can get around being chair fatigued. They are nice looking chairs. The people at HON are wonderful to work with. The complete chair, is also customizable. Is that a word? The speller in the computer says no, but we will go with it anyway.