... and here's a picture of the flowers that the Natomas store sent me as a goodwill "Sorry we ruined a major event of yours and cost your store hundreds of dollars of sales" gesture. I guess if you're going to steal an author signing and cause numerous angry customers to yell and complain that they're never going to shop here again, the polite thing to do is to send that store flowers and a cheesecake. That should be included in Emily Post's next book.
Note the totally indiscreet price tag that still remains:
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