It shouldn’t be hard to buy a hose, right? Ah… but returning one. Now that’s a hose of a different color.
St. Bob and I
bought a hose. I won’t name the hardware store. Okay, it was Lowe’s. When we got the hose home it was a tad too
short. So we took it back.
We looked as
well. Sure enough, the last clerk hadn’t rung up the hose.
explained. “Don’t give me store credit.”
a receipt for it--” the girl explained.
convinced her to let us leave the hose there, free of charge.
It felt like
we were leaving the scene of a drug deal. As if Big Louie is going to wait for
us to get in our car, then stand in front of us, shaking a big, green hose and
saying, “You think you can just come in here and leave a hose?”
We both agreed it was the strangest transaction we could recall. And we still don’t have a long enough hose.
Time to watch one of my Youtube Mom videos. Did you know there
are hundreds of life hacks on there? Check ’em out!