Thursday, January 13, 2011

Dithery Me

We went to Huntsville to do some shopping this morning.  I had to return something, my husband needed a USB cable for his phone, groceries had to be bought and, of course, fabric.
Our first stop was the office supply place where I had to do the return as well as the USB purchase.  I had carefully put the return item in my bag along with the receipt so when I got to the check out I would be all prepared.  Of course, I couldn't find the receipt.  We paid for the cord while I continued searching without success.  The clerk was kind enough to say they could give me a customer card in the amount of the purchase.  While she was doing that, I suddenly 'found' the receipt.  As I was congratulating myself, I noticed the amount and realized it was the item we had just purchsed.
I am sure the clerk thought I was a real airhead but she just continued doing up the card.  I thanked her for her patience and slunk out of the store.
Oh, and I found out later that I had misplaced another receipt.  This one was to show I had purchsed something at the grocery store on a previous trip which wasn't in my bags when I got home.  When I had called the store, they told me that the unpacked items had been handed in to their office and would be waiting for me when I came in.  I remembered this while in the store but, alas, no receipt.
I hope this isn't a sign of things to come.

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