Monday, January 27, 2020

Topping off preps

Mrs ERJ and I visited a Walmart last night after visiting with mom.

It was all very normal. Walmart had pallets of hand sanitizer as we came through the main doors and in the aisle-way islands.

Our visit was a spur of the moment thing. We were already in the car and the trip to Wally-world was just a few extra miles.

Looking in other people's carts I saw the usual assortment of diet pop, snack chips, readi-made cupcakes and cans of pet food.

The shelves of dry beans and bulk, dry rice were full. Ditto for the shelves of vegetable oil.

Once we decided to hit the store, Mrs ERJ made a list as I drove.

We succumbed to one impulse buy. We bought two cases of Raman noodles.

The majority of Mrs ERJ's list were durable, long-storage life items like tubes of toothpaste, bars of soap, hand sanitizer and toilet paper.

From the edibles standpoint we picked up enough coffee to float me for a year, jars of peanut butter with the longest expiration date we could find (Jiffy 2/2022).

Obviously, if/when things get sporty we will "bug in".


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