Saturday morning observations

  • Even though she may question my sincerity for saying this, or joke about my being old, blind and desperate, I’m going to say it anyway:

Without wearing makeup and her hair undone, no other woman anywhere, could look better than Janet Morrow did in an old sweater, leggings and a pair of boots on our Saturday morning trip to the supermarket. I’m a very lucky guy.


  • Hy-VeeThe other highlights of our trip to the local Hy-Vee: Watching two employees — sharply dressed in white shirts and ties — engage in a game of tug-o-war as they tried to separate two shopping carts that had been stuck together. A close runner-up was watching Jim Simmons, the store’s director and a very busy guy, go out of his way to help a customer find an item.
  • Could there be a better day than the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday to own a grocery store — especially when the local forecast calls for up to 10 inches of snow and wind gusts of up to 40 mph in the next 48 hours. Hy-Vee was the place to be this morning in Muscatine.
  • Why is it so hard for other people to correctly spell my last name? I received a letter in the mail today, from someone who should know to be more careful, that was addressed to Christopher Steinback. That’s just one of the many ways Steinbach is commonly misspelled. Normally, I don’t mind, but it irritated me today.
  • Laundry: Done.
  • Kitchen: Cleaned.

Now it’s time for a nap.


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