in case you're wondering, yes, they have charged my credit card, which I think is crap.
She's like, "Well, they just announced a new laptop, maybe they're holding it for some reason? I'll have to check with our rep, and it'll probably be Monday before we can get back to you."
really, I should have ordered the damn thing from apple.com. I would have avoided sales tax and probably had a tracking number. But I thought it'd be a good idea to have a relationship going with this little shop that could help me with things. If they don't have a DATE for me on Monday, I'm cancelling my order and going online. or maybe just taking it as a sign that I'm not meant for the world of apple after all.