leff and i have this love/hate relationship with ikea. things we love? budget prices for swedishness, their cafeteria, lingonberry jam.
everything else kinda' sucks. (including the semidisposiblitiy of most of their furniture.) i particularly despise their website which appears to randomly decide what can and cannot be shipped.
one really helpful item that falls into the arbitrary non-shipability black hole? dioder multipurpose led lighting.
that is why we ended up renting "ice", the semiautomatic zipcar (q: what in the name of all that's gracious is a semiautomatic? a: in europe i'm an automatic. in america, i'm not. (*cough*)) to drive to renton while humming "under pressure". (oh yeah, i was rockin' the mic like a vandal.)
did i mention that we only had 30 minutes to grab what we needed? ha ha, yeah. that sucked. but at least we got our dioder strands, dammit!
ikea sometimes reminds me of the league of nations. i think it's all the flags.
and maybe the lutefisk.
with that i have GOT to get outside! i think we skipped spring and jumped right into summer! it's time for big gulp slurpees mixed with vodka, stupid pop songs and sunscreen! huzzah!