...or why I shop online...
I tried. I tried really hard to order storage bins online but it came down to the fact that I did need to see them. I couldn't figure out what the difference between the gallon sizes were without hefting them...so off to Walmart I went.
Here are just a few observations...
*Why does every older person of diversity (and I don't mean black folks!) ask me what prices are, where things are located, and if I can lift something for them? Seriously, wasn't the suede jacket, purse over my shoulder or the fact that I had a shopping cart just like you a giveaway that I was a shopper just like you? And if it was a black thing...Lord help me! My mother finally just moved out of the aisle after the third, yes I said third person, asked me for a price and I looked at them and said quite loudly, NO...I don't work here!
*What happened to the day when people carefully watched their children in the store? Seriously, there were more little (and I mean little) people wandering around touching iPad displays, darting in front of carts and generally being parentless. I guess parents don't mind if those children go missing, huh?
*Does your Walmart only open three lines so that the lines are so long that you can read almost an entire magazine before you can begin to see the cashier?
*And does Walmart even hire people anymore? I mean besides cashiers? Try looking for someone to ask a question to...
Why was I in dreaded Walmart anyway? To purchase 25 18-gallon plastic bins to pack my fabric collection in. And why am I packing my fabric collection away...because I'm moving. Yes, that's right...I'm moving. *sigh*
There has been a lot of behind the scenes wrangling, buying, etc. but I'm moving just 7 minutes away from where I presently live. I will have a sewing room. An 8'x10' foot space but it's in the basement of the new condo. So all of my pretty sewing room plans have been thrown out and I'm going with very basic industrial furniture in case of basement flooding...hence the plastic bins.
My plan is to finish up the McCalls dress this weekend and then I'm shutting my sewing down. I have a lot of packing and then unpacking to do. I'm already stressing and eating gobs of junk food and drinking way too much Mountain Dew. So after this dress, it will be a minute before any more sewing goes on here...be patient...I'll be back...well I hope...if that mountain of fabric boxes doesn't fall on top of me and kill me! *laughing hysterically*
...okay, more later!