A Trip to the Grocery Store

The best part about being a senior citizen is clicking things off my bucket list. I clicked one off this past week. I used the self-check out and the grocery store. I didn’t do it alone; Ivy helped me.

It seems foreign to me; the idea of not having someone check out my groceries. Truth be known, I enjoy talking to the cashiers. I like choosing between paper and plastic. I like people having jobs, and some of todays “smart” technology is unnecessary and, well, stupid. (So says the hillbilly from Northern Colorado.)

Alexander Graham Bell invented a device to TALK on. He knew the world already had things to read; they are called books. Seriously, do you think Mr. Bell ever sat down and said to himself, “I am going to invent a device so every 16 year old in the world can transfer m