First Self Check Out Lanes, Now This

I say it without shame. I love me some Costco. And I'm a single dude. Forget a Target run. I go to Costco for a hot second to get maybe a pack of steaks. Then I see salmon. I could use some chicken. I need to grab some water. I'm a single dude so I know I need that pack of 120 rolls of toilet paper.

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That'll be $229 dollars sir. And the basket's not even really full.

Costco is a problem. Especially for those of us with no self control.

And yes. I do need every single roll of that toilet paper thank you very much.

I Came For the Gas...and Some Water

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Regular by my house is like $3.06 a gallon. I know I can always get it cheaper out here. Plus, I came to get JUST A COUPLE OF THINGS.

And honestly, I did really well. I got four cases of water, a pack of chicken thighs, some cookies, some aluminum foil pans for the bbq..see. I'm doing it again.

As I make my way through self check out and over to the food court to order the $1.50 hot dog and pop combo...this is where it gets exciting.

See, during the pandemic they gave you a hot dog, a cup for your drink, and little carafes of ketchup and mustard.

So after I get my hot dog and cup...I'm like, "Excuse me. Could I get some ketchup and mustard please?"

She points.

OH MY GOD!

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It's Back. The Condiment Stand Is Back

I HAVE THE POWER!!!! In my very best "He-Man" voice of course.

No more little cups of ketchup and mustard that barely covered my Costco hot dog. Now I was back in control.

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And yeah. It was just the mustard and ketchup. Not the variety of mustards, no relish, and also missing was that thing where you crank out the onions. You know the one where you get like some onions or the whole container dumped on your hot dog.

But we're not done here people because just beyond condiment heaven was the true promised land.

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They brought the tables back too?!?

Thank you sweet baby Jesus. What a time to be alive.

Back to normal. Back to the routine. It's that small things that bring me joy.

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It's happening. We're almost there. These are baby steps but soon...

Wait a minute...

Where's my drink?

I'm so excited that I can control the mustard and sit at a table, I forgot my cup.

Slow down big guy. Next thing you know they're going to bring back the Polish dog and your head's going to explode.

I can dream can't I?

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