I drove up to Portland yesterday for a holiday get-together with friends. However, I had a stop to make on the way. This was a stop I was dreading and really questioning my sanity for attempting.
I told myself to remain calm and patient because I was heading to the Woodburn outlets on a Saturday afternoon in December. This is basically against my religion. Normally, I would have gone first thing in the morning, but I didn’t want to drive up twice and I wasn’t meeting my friends until later in the day. Thus, I got there at about 2:30 and basically had to park on the freeway.
I spent a few minutes in my car preparing.
And you can’t go into battle without lipgloss, right?
After applying lipstick and lipgloss, I checked to make sure I had my major coupon:
The 50% friends and family coupon for Adidas. And I was pretty sure everyone in the store would have one so I was scared.
After getting adequately prepared, I started my journey from the freeway to the store.
Fortunately, I made it across the parking lot and street without getting killed. Needless to say, I was happy when I saw this sign:
Now I realize it doesn’t look that crowded, but when I got inside, grabbed the 3 things I wanted and got in line, this is what I faced:
That was the line to check out. I was in the back of the store…the registers are in the front to the right of the Adidas sign on the wall.
And I waited in line for about 20 minutes to buy 3 things:
Two packs of socks and a hat. Boring and crazy right? I should have been playing supermarket sweep through that place, but I just didn’t have time! I only had time for necessities. The socks are for G and the hat’s for me. I love the inside of the hat.
About 20 minutes and $17 later, I was out of there and on the road up to Portland.
Good times and I won the battle!!!