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Serenade in the Supermarket

I was looking for nopales at Whole Foods and didn’t find them, but was seduced by about seven other expensive items. While I’m waiting in the checkout line, a man perhaps a little older than myself heads towards me with just a take-out container.

  • Me: You can go ahead if that’s all you have.
  • One-Item Shopper: Oh, thanks. Do you mind if I also grab a bottle of water?
  • Me: No problem. I’ll hold your place.
  • Two-Item Shopper:: (returned to line) Do you know what I’m doing right now? I’m listening to myself on the radio. Continue reading