"That was days ago. I could use some help here Susie."
"Where were you when you last had them?"
"I somehow knew you were going to say that."
"I'm sure I had them on when I looked up and noticed I was buying $59 worth of Brussels sprouts."
"I was in the 20 items or
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"Anyway, that's the last place I was at. I had no problem seeing the $59 price on the overhead screen. That's when I realized she wasn't curious. She was counting them."
"I knew there were 10 in the bag because the price tag in the produce department was an outrageous $3.99 a pound. So I counted them. It turned out that the price was an error. They were less outrageous at $1.99 a pound."
"I can also say for certain that I've tried putting a $59 loss in perspective. Next to something I've often taken for granted ... a simple touch. The void that's left when a simple touch is forever lost."