Apple Store

I went to the Apple Store yesterday to pick up a new office computer for me. (I love the Apple Store).
The sales person helping works with youth at a Catholic church on the island. I was sharing with him how I felt like I converted more of my church members to Macs than to Christ. He had a good laugh at that one.

Then while he was running my credit card, I told him that my powerbook looks outdated compared to all the macpros out there, and how I felt the need to buy a new one. He stopped what he was doing, looked straight at me and said, “Does your powerbook work fine and do all the things you needed to do?” I looked at him sheepishly and said, “yes.” And he then he replied “problem solved.”

It was a nice reminder that I don’t always need newer stuff, especially if the old one is fine. Oh, and especially if I can’t afford it.

I have yet to set up the Mac mini on my office. But I am looking forward to playing around with it. Tee hee.

4 thoughts on “Apple Store

  1. Yeah, I’m struggling with the same thing about ‘upgrading’ from my Treo to an iPhone… especially when I’m preaching this Christmas about giving simpler, less-expensive gifts and giving to our Christmas offering that’s going 100% to missions. Guess it’s that whole practicing what we preach thing…

  2. I absolutely love this story! The cynic in me wants to say that that is probably just one cool employees attitude, but still it does make me a little bit proud to have a mac… which means that even then pride is rearing its ugly head. In the words of Charlie Brown “Good grief…”

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