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Saturday, November 15, 2008

39 Cents of Fun

Today Mike and I got a little bit of Christmas shopping underway.

As we walked past the Halloween Clearance rack at Shopko, Mike decided that he absolutely MUST purchase the stick-on beard and mustache that was hanging from the display, marked down from $4 to 39 cents.... because, you know, he "could totally find a bunch of ways to use it." I was not sold on the idea because, um, really, how many opportunities can there possibly BE to wear a fake porn star mustache?? Halloween is over and I don't know of any upcoming Ron Jeremy look-alike contests, so I am out of opportunities...... but whatever, it was $0.39.
At the checkout, Mike places his treasure on the conveyor belt with actual items we intended to purchase and pushes the cart over by the door to rack it.
While he's gone, the 17-ish girl who checked us out whispers to me "Is he really going to wear that, like everywhere??" I whispered back, "He's done worse." She shook her head and muttered, "Man I feel sorry for you."
And I nearly peed a little laughing.

So now you know a little bit more about my life with Mikey and why my basement looks like Walmart.


tayjizzy said...

I want a picture of Mike wearing it.

Anonymous said...

Your basement is Walmart. I have never in my life seen anything like it. Ask for something. Mike goes in the basement and comes up with it. New. Never used. Unreal. But I don't ever see me asking for a mustache. But you never know. MIL

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