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A Trip To The Hardware Store: Part III
An R.L. Mathewson Chronicle
“How exactly is this supposed to guarantee that we never have to worry about running boring man-type errands again?” Zoe had to ask as she parked the car in front of what she liked to deem, “One of those stores from hell put here on earth just to torment women and bore them to death.”
Haley rolled her eyes and shook her head as though it really should be more than obvious why they were there. “This is the ultimate insult to men,” Haley announced with a self-satisfied sigh as Zoe just sat there, blinking at the blue and white sign, wondering if her best friend had finally gone nuts.
Well, it was possible since she’d been under Jason’s influence for probably longer than was probably healthy. She loved Jason. Don’t get her wrong. He was very supportive of her. He was sweet and he treated her like a kid sister and she loved him for it, but the man could aggravate the shit out of Dr. Phil and probably have the good doctor losing his fucking mind and trying to kill the large bastard in under a minute.
“A Lowe’s store is the ultimate insult to men?” she had to ask, because she was pretty sure that the poor misguided woman really had lost her goddamn mind.
With a big smile, Haley pushed her glasses back up her nose. “It is to men like ours,” she announced proudly as though that was supposed to somehow explain why they were there.
It didn’t, but Haley really didn’t seem to care at the moment that her plan was just…sad.
“Let’s go!” Haley said with a cheerful smile that had Zoe shaking her head in pity at the poor woman, because Zoe really couldn’t see how going to a large chain store specifically created for men was going to possibly save them from having to run these errands in the future.
As Zoe reluctantly followed after the overly cheerful woman, she wondered if she was going to have to Google “Interventions,” when she got home.
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