Thursday, March 8, 2012

You Might Be A Grocer...


  • If you have an unrelenting urge to stock and face shelves (see photo above)...you might be a grocer.
  • If you carry a box-knife instead of a pocket-knife...you might be a grocer.
  • If you do your Christmas shopping at the market 10 minutes before the store closes on Christmas Eve...you might be a grocer.
  • If your dream road-trip includes a stop at EVERY grocery store along the route...you might be a grocer.
  • If you don't follow sports stats but you religiously follow P&L stats...you might be a grocer.
  • If your hobby is working...you might be a grocer.
  • If freight day is your favorite day of the week...you might be a grocer.
  • If you'd rather build a display than go fishing...you might be a grocer.
  • If you know more about your competition than your own family...you might be a grocer.
  • If you subscribe to Supermarket News instead of Sports Illustrated or Field & Stream...you might be a grocer.
  • If your warehouse's buying show is like your family reunion...you might be a grocer.
  • If you know hundreds of obscure grocery item numbers but you don't know your own cell phone number...you might be a grocer.
  • If you can't fix a car but you can fix a cash register, a pricing gun, and a floor scrubber...you might be a grocer.
  • If you're on the refrigeration repair guy's Christmas card list...you might be a grocer.
  • And, last but not least, If you do it because you honest-to-goodness love it...you might be a grocer (and a good one, at that).
(Written with a little tongue-in-cheek help from my favorite grocer ;)
-The Grocer's Wife