Sunday, November 21, 2010

Turkeys everywhere

the supermarket was no fun today. it was overcrowded... its usually crowded, but now it was insane. i guess because this is the last sunday before thanksgiving, coming thursday. that day everything is closed, all shops, museums, etc. its not a day for presents, but a day for eating with friends and family. what we see in the movies is true; a turkey needs to be prepared and eaten. so there was an overload of turkeys in the freezers... 7 dollars for an entire turkey!
na, we didnt buy one....
im not satisfied with the picture... :( but it was soooo crowded there! everyone (including me) was annoyed, and there were soooo many carts and you could barely take what you want as you were blocking the way for others.. so slowing everything down by taking pictures surely was not appreciated..
at the checkout we still cause confusion, i guess. we started bringing our own shopping bags, a while ago but thats not something they are used to here. they put as little items in as many bags as possible. so even though we made clear we have our own, they kept bagging our groceries. and then put that in our own shopping bags.. save the planet, oh yeah!

4 comments:

Mriekje said...

Hier hebben ze t eindelijk door! Voor plastic tasjes moet je betalen en je kan overal van die grote herbruikbare tassen kopen. Was ook niet zo toen ik hier aankwam 5 jaar geleden. Misschien is er nog hoop voor de US....

Sequim Daily Photo said...

Grocery shopping is one of my least favorite things to do, especially when it's packed and people are grumpy. It makes me want to turn the store and carts into bumper cars and start ramming through the aisles. I wonder how many turkeys are purchased for this upcoming Holiday in the U.S. each year. I probably don't want to know so I'm not Googling it.

CaT said...

khoop dat er nog hoop is.. maar als ze zelfs als je eign tassen hebt, het eerst nog in hun tasjes doen.... t lijkt wel alsof ze bij geboorte al ingeprent krijgen; alles in plastic. alles in plastic. het is een soort reflex... hahahaha!

aaahh. thats an interesting question, how many turkeys! i did google it.. maybe i write about that another time.. learned quite some new facts about turkeys as well :)

Tim said...

would you like your plastic bag in a bag?