I had an eye-opening experience on Halloween night at Wal-Mart. We all know Wal-Mart on Halloween night is pretty bizarre — people in costumes (some appropriate for public and some not so much) and kids running everywhere. I walked in and turned down the front aisle towards the restrooms. As I neared them, I heard a cough, and suddenly a young woman in her late teens with orange hair and a purple knit hat walks out of an empty register aisle and right in front of my cart. I stopped and waited for her, and she gave me a very weird look as she headed in t the restroom. I parked my cart and went in as well. She was at the first sink straight ahead. I had just passed her when I heard her say (slightly modified) “You really shouldn’t look at me that way. It’s effing rude.” Continue reading