Went into the grocery today to get a few items. Most were routine but a couple made me feel very old- like when did things change?
Ever try to find milk? Just plain old milk? I don't even know what it's called anymore. There's lowfat, nonfat, 2%, 3%, skim, lactose free, and a few others. Someone could triple their sales if they labeled just one kind - Just Plain Milk.
And the next thing was ice cream. It seems like only yesterday (that's a dangerous thought at my age) that everyone loved maple walnut ice cream. Well I checked Ben and Jerrys, Hagen Das, Breyers, Dryers, store brand, and all the others. No maple walnut? Does it still exist? There is vanilla, french vanilla, double french vanilla, vanilla bean vanilla. Couldn't we make 1.5 vanilla by a merger then using the extra shelf space for maple walnut? I tried explaining this to someone and they had never heard of maple walnut.
Oh well, I'm the guy who still thinks Nabisco Shredded Wheat is one word, Frigidaire means the same as refrigerator and Coke bottles have the name of the town they were made in on the bottom and if you pry the cork out of the cap- who knows?
"...only the shadow knows"