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    Some Things You Don’t Plan Ahead

    | Palm Bay, FL, USA | Uncategorized

    (I am working the register today when one of my regulars comes in to buy a couple of things. He’s about 80 years old and lives across the street in a nursing home with his wife of 60 years. Nothing strange happens as I help him load the things from his electric cart onto the counter and we chat a bit as I ring him through. As I am loading the bags, however, things turn a little creepy.)

    Customer: “You know, you’re just as cute as a button!”

    Me: “Uh, thanks!” *smile*

    Customer: “You know, when the wife goes, I just might have to take you home with me!”

    Me: “Um–”

    Customer: “See you tomorrow, sweet thing!”