Prompt of the day target. Target. Is it sad to hat Target stores are the first thing that comes to mind. Oh this material world.
I have/ had an unusual relationship with places like Target. Like Fred Myers, like Macy’s or Nordstrom. You see, for many, many years the small, isolated town where I lived had only a Five and Dime which sold everything from canaries to underwear to fabric by the yard. There were a few mom and pop shops, a few specialty stores. You could get really nice yarn here! Eventually, and with great public discourse a Walmart moved to town. A baby Walmart actually, the tiny little version they put in small communities. Tiny yes, but powerful. Eventually the five and dime stopped fighting and closed their doors taking a few mom and pops along with them.
So There we were, the girls and I hungry for any shopping opportunity other than Walmart! When we hit the “big city” we would often designate some time to shop. Didn’t matter if we needed anything specific, we went.
A few years ago I was with my college aged daughter and needed her to wait to meet up with me. I happily suggested the mall. Her response? Terrible idea. She had no money and that was not how she wanted to spend her time.
- You know… now I feel exactly the same way That is not how I want to spend my time that said, there is still a bit of wonder when I walk into one of those mega stores.
First post post ever completed on my phone who Hoo!