This does happen and has to me as well (obviously not the exact same experience). You tend to balance it some with dealing with a cottage vendor and a very busy one at that. However it does and can leave a bad taste in the mouth that takes a while to go away. Here's to hoping all works out for you!
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
- Bob Marley