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Unexpected memories from unexpected outings

Do you ever wonder how you get yourself in situations? It was the last Saturday before the start of a new school year as our daughter enters middle school life. My wife and I were home, as she recovered from surgery. I was anticipating a fairly quiet Saturday. Early afternoon my wife said there was one last item our daughter needed for school so would I be willing to take her. I was hesitant, not being a shopper. The required item was earbuds for the laptop she will be assigned. The suggested stores were not appealing but I had a bright revelation, I could take her to Best Buy; winning brownie points as a husband and dad while browsing through all sorts of fun “toys.” Who knows, I may even slip in a purchase for myself without using any of my “blow money.” …

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