Monday, February 21, 2011
Here's Your Sign!
This morning after I walked six miles with Leslie, I checked my e-mail. Sandy Wolfmueller sent me a note thanking us for the roses that we gave to her, on her birthday, last Friday, along with this beautiful picture of them. Thank you, Sandy—you made my day!
This afternoon Tone and I took off for Kerrville to run a few errands—get groceries, and to pick up the two new dog pen sponsor signs, that we had made in loving memory of Chula Bean McLean and the one for the incredibly, great NoMads.
Our first destination was to get groceries at the H-E-B store where I made a fool out of myself, again and I am blaming T. for it, because he didn't shop with me, because he could have prevented it, but it really wasn't his fault, because he had his own cart and was off shopping for supplies for the rescue ranch.
After I had unloaded all of my groceries to be checked out, I went to the counter, so I could start writing my check and this sweet, young lady smiles at me and says, "Ma'am, do you know that this is for ten items or less?" My face immediately turned ten shades of red and I looked up and saw the sign and started apologizing, as I looked to my left to see how many angry people were standing in the fast check-out lane.
Fortunately, there was just one woman in line behind me and she smiled at me and said, "It's not a problem. Don't worry about it." Then she looked over at the cashier, who was rapidly scanning my twenty-three items, so I wouldn't get busted by the "Ten Or Less Items Police" and she said to her, "I have thirteen items in my basket. Is that okay?"
The nice cashier smiled at her and told her it would be fine, too. Then she handed me my receipt and smiled and said, "Thank you for shopping at H-E-B. You saved six dollars and seventy-cents today."
"And you just saved my life. Thank you. I really am so sorry..." As soon as my groceries were loaded into my shopping cart I raced out of H-E-B, because I was so embarrassed for being old and stupid, again. When I arrived where Trigger was parked, I confessed my sins to Tony, as he laughed at me and teased me, as he unloaded our groceries. Then we went to pick up the pen sponsored signs and I hope that Karlen, and Mari and the NoMads like them. Here's Your Sign!
Y'all have a great evening!