He and his brother had the U-haul loaded when I got home…but there are no running lights…there is a dead spot in the truck…something you always want to hear…so we didn’t stop for supper on the way down..instead we stopped at Caseys in Bethany on the east side of the interstate…he says…the man who never misses a meal…lets just get snacks I don’t want to run out of daylight. That Caseys also has a deli…and the little italian woman who works there was new. The good news..she didn’t know how to make sandwiches and put two loads of meat on each one rather than 1…but we might as well have stopped for a sitdown meal. Needless to say..we hit the 4 way flashers about 20 minutes out of P-Hill and we had nothing left to say so we listened to the mind-numbing flashers click the rest of the way.
Yesterday we decided to get some shopping done…Hit Hyvee for deli food before a visit to Jenny and Jaxon. Everything wonderful except he is starting that stranger danger thing..but damn he is cute when he scrunches that face to cry. We decided to hit the mattress store across from Justin’s salon to get a mattress for the guest room..Wanted to stop in and say Hi to Justin first – he was gone for the day…apparently Jenny had already mentioned that…then went to Starbucks. The coffee guy was new. Even though names were on the cups, the next cup of coffee he made, he handed it to me…I said I ordered iced…so he made whatever that was – iced. Then made his cup and low and behold..my actual order was next…so I had both of them and drank both of them…between Starbucks and the mattress store. By the time we found Word Market..while actually looking for Kohls..I was feeling a little weird and my stomach was churning. We were looking at dining room tables..found one that is a consideration..but apparently when he and I sat down in one of the chairs – not together – separate chairs – I turned to the guy who was helping us – who was also quite a ways down the aisle and yelled “Can we get some service here – drinks or something”. The salesman’s reaction… and he was kind of a goober… and HIS reaction made me feel that something might be wrong with what I said and then I loudly explained to the salesman that I apparently had too much caffeine AND TOLD HIM THE STORY. After an appropriate moment of laughter…LOUD laughter on my part..I realized that he still had a look on his face and I said…Was I talking loud…..he didn’t bolt out of the store or anything…he’s an awesome husband..but we giggled about it for the rest of the night…JC Penny – finally found Kohls…nothing remarkable..
One of my favorite restaurants – Steak and Shake…salad and hot dog…waiting waiting waiting waiting..he said at one point..I wouldn’t think a salad and hog dog would take this long…here comes the meal… My salad was missing 3 ingredients…mentioned it to manager? who was walking by asking guests how things were…he had a hell of a mess on his hands…sorry seemed to be the only word…I explained I was missing ingredients..he told me he didn’t know why because he had been in the back helping them find apples and sweet walnuts. He offered me a free shake to make it right…enter the waitress who told me she was sorry and they were making me another salad…okay = thanks…I don’t need the shake the manager just offered…make the salad to go…manager shows back up to tell us the story of when he didn’t work there, his food had 3 hairs – short hairs that were black and curly…the cooks had hairnets…wasn’t his…had to be waitress…on and on and on….said the two shakes we already had were on the house and my salad came out in a to-go container…I wish we had gone there sooner so the caffeine would have kicked in and I could have run faster!
Until next time….