I have been doing the grocery shopping since March, and I think I might be getting the hang of it. It’s been a while since I bought something on sale, only to find its you-need-to-eat-this-by date is tomorrow at 6:00 am. I almost know where everything is in the three stores I visit, except Target which constantly changes their layout – last week, I discovered that I now must go down the chocolate aisle and return back up the chips aisle. I’m still susceptible to falling for the $4.99 in 50-pt bold black letters on a yellow sign while the 6-pt “per pound” hides along the white bottom edge – $11.94? Holy bait and switch, Batman.
I am also getting used to the notion that there are no longer things like bread, cereal, and chicken. Heck, it’s no longer even good enough to send me to buy ‘English Muffins’ ‘boneless chicken breasts’ or ‘Special-K’ – and lets not even talk about the 4,000 flavors of Goldfish and Triscuits.
Needless to say, I usually take a shopping list. I sometimes augment the list with pictures of the brand / flavor / variety that we buy. My one-liner for today is not shopping related, but taken from the Tuxedo Cat shopping list we have. When I picked up the list, I couldn’t help but laugh at the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln.
“No matter how much cats fight there always seems to be plenty of kittens.”
This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s fun weekly series One-Liner Wednesday. If you have a one-liner, I’d encourage you to join in on the fun. You can follow this link to participate and to see the one-liners from the other participants.