Today is the second day of July and summer, according to our grocery store manager, is over. All the summer stuff — like barbecue sets — are gone. Time for back to school specials. This was a statement sufficiently odd to aggravate me. This is why I give up and shop online.
You can’t buy a pair of shorts in August or a pair of sandals by the end of June. Christmas starts long before the autumn leaves have turned and Halloween candy is in final sale in mid September. This is not just one store. This is all the stores, from Walmart to the grocer.
My personal suggestion to the powers that be — and anyone who is in charge of stocking stores? Slow down. You may think summer is over, but most of us have just gotten here. I didn’t even think about barbecue sets until today. If you don’t have what we need, we’ll go elsewhere and buy it there. I’m not going to buy my sandals in April. My feet are cold in April.
And now, back to the photography section of oddballs, already in progress.