For some reason, I assumed she worked at the downtown one rather than the convieniently close Lynnwood one. Silly me.
llellewyn, sorry I didn't stop to chat more. :) You were helping other customers and I didn't want to get you in trouble.
Note to self: bring large REI gift card TO THE STORE when planning to make a big purchase, like a GPS unit*, next time.
*It's blue! OMG!