Not Enough Cashiers

  1. Here are the reasons I'd Like to thank Wal-Mart, K-Mart, and my local grocer for having 25 checkout lanes and only three open at any given time....

  2. Waiting in long lines keeps my domestic brain from going completely idle -- there's so much to learn!

  3. I can catch up on my magazine reading without buying any.

  4. I have time to leave my cart in line and run back to get the 13 things on my list I forgot.

  5. I can be one of those annoying cell phone users and catch up on all my phone calls to my insurance agent, mother-in-law, and Auntie Anne.

  6. I can catch a quick catnap now rather than on the drive home.

  7. I can assess what other people have in their carts and get exciting new dinner ideas.

  8. I can finally apply my top coat of nail polish with plenty of drying time.

  9. I can run next door and pick up my dry cleaning.

  10. I can update my coupon organizer and leave the trash in the we-never-open-enough-checkout-lanes store instead of my purse.

  11. I can practice my standup comedy routines on unsuspecting fellow customers.

  12. I can practice some standing yoga poses and then do those isometric muscle-contracting exercises no one else in line is Supposed to know you're doing.

  13. I can taste test my package of the newest low-carb, zero-transfat, Splenda-saturated cookies.

  14. I can breathe heavily on my T-bones so they're defrosted in time for dinner and I won't have to leave them out on the driveway in the hot late afternoon sun as I normally do.
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