I'm really not that busy

Finding hilarity in the mundane since 2008

Are you effing kidding me?

I took the kids to Wal-Mart today. I try to avoid shopping with two kids (I feel like putting a disclaimer here about how other people shop with bunches of kids and make it look easy, but I am not one of those people and having my attention divided makes me anxious and mean, oh look, I already have…), but we were out of everything except eggs and frozen veggies. I’m not saying I couldn’t make a decent meal out of eggs, edamame, and bell pepper mix (actually that sounds kind of tasty), but I just didn’t feel like trying.

On our way into the store, Worm decided he wanted to sit in a shopping cart NOW, not in one minute when we are inside and away from traffic, NOW. So I sidestepped to the nearest cart corral. There was only one cart in it, and it was pushed all the way to the back. I carried Worm in and as I am leaning over the entire basket to put Worm into the seat part, a man walks up with his empty cart. He smiles at Huck, he smiles at Worm, he smiles at me, and then he puts his cart in the corral and walks away.
Puts his cart in the corral.
While we are standing in it.
And walks away.
I have to push his cart backwards and pull the cart Worm is in forwards in order to escape the cart corral. His cart has a wonky wheel, of course, so it wouldn’t push straight with one hand. I have to completely push his cart out of the way and then go back for the cart with Worm in it. Now, this wasn’t a difficult task by any stretch of the imagination. But why did I have to do it?
Dude, Dubya Tee Eff?
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One response to “Are you effing kidding me?

  1. jo July 23, 2009 at 10:02 pm

    You should've gone kung fu on his and started kicking baskets and screaming hysterically! That would've gotten his attentions. What an azzhat.

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