posted Tue, 06 Feb 2007
20 years ago:
Hide tampons under other items in basket. Buy things I didn’t even want to conceal them. Look for female cashier, even if it means standing in longer line. (This was before the “reading People magazine in the grocery store" days.)
Me [looking at list]: Oh! I need minipads.
SH [who has raised two stepdaughters]: They’re over here.
Me: Let’s see – which ones are the best deal?
SH: These are the best price per unit.
Me: I can’t reach them. Why would they put them on the top shelf where the average woman can’t get to them? Good grief.
SH: Here. How many do you want?
The end of the line
2 years ago