Surprises come in many forms. For this girl, and for the millions more locked up at home, the arrival of the brown boxes from Amazon Prime is an energy booster, boredom buster, and mood enhancer.
Is it just me? The way they drew the arrow reminds me of something else.
The arrival of the blue van in the neighborhood is a regular occurrence and a welcome sight. Downside though is the growing number of thieves who follow the van to steal the packages at once after they’ve been dropped off at the buyers’ porches. We have a Ring camera on our front door and we get notices and warnings from the neighborhood. Twice I saw on camera the thieves carrying the boxes. I won’t mention if they are whites, blacks, Asians so as not to be accused of being a racist. What I can only say is that in both incidences, the thieves have the same race.
The excitement of opening every box, even if she already knew what’s inside because she was the one who saw it online, chose it, ordered it, and paid for it, still, the anticipation in finally seeing and touching what she had shopped makes the “gift opening” somewhat exhilarating.
This is why Jeff Bezos is mind-bogglingly wealthy. His $165 billion net worth will continue to swell in mammoth proportions as the US consumers engage in online shopping anywhere they are.