One fine Thursday, I planned a special lunch break. I got in my car, drove to a very quiet Office Depot, and wandered the aisles for about 25 minutes. Then I proceeded up to the checkout behind two customers, and stood there patiently, holding nothing, until the customers had been served. I walked up to the cashier and asked plainly and sincerely, "where are the typewriter supplies?" The guy paused for but a millisecond, then bared his pearly teeth to let out a huge belly laugh. "No sir, we don't have anything like that!" he confessed amused, as I laughed with him and exited the store. I left and drove back to work, knowing that I really brightened someone's day a whole lot.
Typewriter ribbon, one day... just one day... I will find you.
And now, a weird place for you to enjoy:
Posted in Thoughts on 2008-03-05 18:56:43.