Monday, January 10, 2011

Practicing my Southern

At the first sign (or hint) of wintery weather, true Southerners head for the grocery store. I have pooh-poohed this practice for my 17+ years in North Carolina; but today was the day! I can be as southern as the next guy, thought I to myself, as I bundled up and headed to town.

Although there was not a snowflake to be seen, schools had already been called off and some businesses closed. The parking lot at Food Lion wasn't as crowded as I imagined it might be , but most likely the died-in-the-wool, lifelong residents had ventured out last night. And just what had lured us out in these near-blizzard conditions? (Please review photo of grocery store parking lot.)

Milk
and bread .
That's right ... milk and bread.

So, I live on a dairy farm and I bake my own bread. I'm sorry, but the Northern in me just started oozing out. Seriously, if I get snowed in, what do I really need?

Hair color
and a movie .
That's right ... hair color and a movie.

Is my Minnesota accent coming through loud and clear? Bring on the snow! I'm ready!!!

9 comments:

  1. Did you buy some eggs while you were at the store? You can make french toast with all that milk & bread you've got!! :)

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  2. that a girl! Hair color and a movie! I went out before our snow and got crafts for me and the kids! Happy snow day to you! Hope you get snowed out of chores :)


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  4. I lived in North Carolina for a while a few short years back. Reading about FoodLion on here brought back memories, that sure is a beautiful state!

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  5. Well, who could need more? ;)

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  6. Who buy all those bread? =) it seems like there was a panic buying on this supermarket...



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