Kroger Category

I Was Run Down at the Belmont Avenue Kroger

Whatever I would have expected her to look like, the woman who would ultimately run me down over two pounds of chicken tenderloins at the Belmont Avenue Kroger, this was not it. She looked slow. Not intellectually disabled slow. More of an I’m on vacation-style of slow. It was the cautious steps she took with […]

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My Character Was Grossly Misjudged at the Belmont Avenue Kroger

“If I forget to ask you to donate to Susan G Komen For the Cure You get a Coke FREE!!” I am not petty enough to call out a minimum-wage worker on a promotion like this, so I don’t have the comped bottle of soda to prove it, but I was not asked to make […]

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Grocery Shopping at the Shangri-La

There’s a meal I make, a thing I do in the slow cooker with chicken thighs and leeks, that everyone in my family loves. I’d make it once a week if I could, but I can’t. The leeks are the problem. They are hard to come by in our little town. My husband asked about […]

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Looking for Dates

I hesitate to post this, because I worry you’ll think I’m making the story up. Let me assure you that this is as true as anything I’ve written. This evening, while shopping at the Kroger on Hwy 53, an older woman (late 70s, red Capri pants, a comfy pair of Clarks on her feet) ran […]

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