Grocery Shopping and Corona Virus

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Notice the line is down the Easter candy aisle. Oh boy.

I left the house at 5:50 this morning to go to the grocery store!

My supermarket, until early this week, was a 24-hour store. Supermarkets in my area have all adjusted their hours so my store is now only open from 6 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to allow time for stockers to catch up.

Guess what time is reserved for at risk shoppers. Yep. The first hour of operation each day. My husband and I are both up there in the risk category. I’d like to say it’s mainly because we are over 60. (Full disclosure, my birthday was last week and I am now so close to 70 it’s upsetting…Maybe that’s partial disclosure.)

Age is not the thing that puts us most at risk, however. We both have compromised immune systems. And a few other things on the…

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3 responses to “Grocery Shopping and Corona Virus

  1. I went to both Aldi and Schnucks today during the 11 am hour. People were actually pretty friendly (maybe because they’d had a chance to wake up?!?) At Aldi I found everything I expected, and told the cashier that as she was scanning my purchases. She got the biggest smile on her face and thanked me profusely. I guess more people were complaining than complimenting.

    • The lady bagging my food at Schnucks asked if I found everything I needed and we both laughed when I said everything but the Vienna Fingers. We both agreed that is not a necessity. Glad the mood was lighter later.

  2. Happy belated birthday! I would talk with you if I ran into you at the store…from six feet. Stay well!

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