I had to work Thanksgiving day. Don’t feel sorry for me! It was only four hours and it meant I was off on Black Friday – I was fine with it.
I really thought it would take a lot to embarrass me at this stage of life. I have birthed three children, one of them repeats anything and everything at loud decibels without discrimination to location. I have forgotten my third child and gone to leave the church for home. I mean, I am an idiot daily so I figured that I had come to terms with humiliation. Apparently not
My folks showed up at the Wal-Mart Thursday morning. They had mentioned they might stop by. How did I know they were there? The flash went off!!! That’s right folks, it was like high school all over again: the proud mom snapping photos while you wish she would stop or you would melt away.
I tried to play it cool. Here was the conversation with the KID at the register:
In the end there was something to be thankful for (a couple things really):