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Old 12-22-2015, 07:01 PM
 
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Today, when I was shopping, there were so many people and thank goodness for wide aisles. BUT why do people not keep to the right when they are meandering through the store? In restaurants it's one of the things you're taught...always stay to the right and you won't be colliding with other people. Why don't they do that in the stores?? Walmart has it backward at the doors. They have the entrance on the left and exit on the right. Already they're off on the wrong foot. lol
Yep, stay to the right!

In some military commissaries they had arrows. You were only supposed to enter the aisle as indicated.
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Old 12-22-2015, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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It is sometimes frustrating. I wish they'd put horns on the electric carts,lol. I try to take it with a grain of salt. All you can do & better for your blood pressure.
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:54 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington State
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Today, DH and I worked as a team to rearrange some pics I had grown dissatisfied with. I have struggled for 3 years with how to arrange my living room the way I want it, and one problem is how to hang pics around a flatscreen. We worked together to get pics hung, surrounding the flatscreen. Both of us gave input, and DH was so patient when I changed my mind a couple of times.

I appreciate his work with me on this. We do have a system for hanging pics which involves hanging hooks, hammer, measuring tape, torpedo level and blue tape. We both admired our handwork afterwards. I think he likes how it turned out as much as I do.

I like it when we work as a team. Often I am the vision person, and he figures out what the practicalities are. I don't want to stress him, and he wants to please me, so I think we are a good team.
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:26 AM
 
Location: Verde Valley AZ
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Yep, stay to the right!

In some military commissaries they had arrows. You were only supposed to enter the aisle as indicated.

Too bad they don't do that in those huge stores! Prevent head on crashes! lol
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Verde Valley AZ
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It is sometimes frustrating. I wish they'd put horns on the electric carts,lol. I try to take it with a grain of salt. All you can do & better for your blood pressure.

Exactly! I sometimes have to laugh when it seems like 'rush hour' traffic in the stores.
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:09 AM
 
Location: Yavapai County
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Thank you! Doesn't it make you feel a little better about humanity? I know I do!

I had to go shopping this morning, which I really hate to do, and would you believe not ONE person was rude, blocked the aisles, pushed ahead of anyone or anything! And I even made it a conscious effort to pay attention. It was really busy too. I was glad it is my day off! lol
Yes! I work with the public too so I know what you are talking about. There are definitely still decent people around.

We have to go grocery shopping today. I am worried about crowds and glad to hear you didn't have any problems yesterday.

Keep up the great positive attitude!
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Yavapai County
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Today, DH and I worked as a team to rearrange some pics I had grown dissatisfied with. I have struggled for 3 years with how to arrange my living room the way I want it, and one problem is how to hang pics around a flatscreen. We worked together to get pics hung, surrounding the flatscreen. Both of us gave input, and DH was so patient when I changed my mind a couple of times.

I appreciate his work with me on this. We do have a system for hanging pics which involves hanging hooks, hammer, measuring tape, torpedo level and blue tape. We both admired our handwork afterwards. I think he likes how it turned out as much as I do.

I like it when we work as a team. Often I am the vision person, and he figures out what the practicalities are. I don't want to stress him, and he wants to please me, so I think we are a good team.
Something to be happy about for sure!
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Old 12-24-2015, 12:43 AM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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Yep, stay to the right!

In some military commissaries they had arrows. You were only supposed to enter the aisle as indicated.
That actually would make too much sense. In fact I bet there would be folks that would ignore the arrows just to prove they could.

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It is sometimes frustrating. I wish they'd put horns on the electric carts,lol. I try to take it with a grain of salt. All you can do & better for your blood pressure.


Oh and I am glad they don't put horns on those. In a crowded shopping center or store I am already under stress. I believe that I never liked crowds but I think my deployment enhanced that sense of impending doom.

I told my wife that I will help her shop if we go at a time that no one else is shopping. As it is if I am in a crowded store after an hour my ringing ears adds in drum beats.
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Old 12-24-2015, 01:37 AM
 
Location: R.I.
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Yep, stay to the right!

In some military commissaries they had arrows. You were only supposed to enter the aisle as indicated.
My Dad was career Navy and spent a good part of his 25 years of service stationed in Newport, R.I. The commissary on this base when I was a child would not allow children in the store unless they could fit in the seat of the shopping cart. The did provide a supervised play room where children could be left while parents shopped. Newport's commissary eventually lifted the ban on not allowing children in the store, but to this day still have grocery baggers that work for tips only.
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Private Island
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I loved seeing all those Evening Grosbeaks in my pine trees this afternoon. So pretty!
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