MY DAD AND I BOTH HAVE FELT THIS WAY EACH IN HIS OWN ERA—ON SATURDAY MOENING SHOPPING TRIPS!
Yesterday, my wife convinced me to go to the local grocery store to purchase ingredients for dinner. Normally, I don’t mind making a quick stop at the grocery store because I’m fairly familiar with the store layout and I’m in and out in a few minutes. Well, on a normal day, I would have been in and out. Yesterday, it was POURING down rain (I know that is a major surprise in Seattle), the store was unusually crowded on a Saturday afternoon, people were parking like dumbasses, and I was in a (slight) hurry. All of these factors mean that my trip would be doomed from the start.
Please note, I’m middle age myself and I go with the flow. Some might call me old. I don’t get upset with traffic; I just accept it. I know that it does no good to rush around the store just to gain…
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