Stories tagged “store”

  • That Cashier Has A Dirty Mind! (shopping list challenge)

    I unload my cart in checkout lane 27 at the Megalo-Mart. It’s 4:00 in the morning and I’m dressed in a skin-tight cocktail dress, red, sequined, complete with heels. candle sticks BEEP candle holders BEEP red wine BEEP I pick up a magazine ...

  • Loaves of Bread

    The basics. Bread, wine, and cheese. That would be his meal. He knew just what he wanted. His then lover had given him a pleasant bottle of Shiraz. Despite his dismay at having to spoil this fine wine by drinking it warm, he packed it away. As for the ...

    • Author: Swill
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Picking Up A Few Things (shopping list challenge)

    I pushed the cart up and down the aisles. No one bothered me as I picked up garlic cloves for my famous garlic bread. I was going camping and stopped in the outdoor section and grabbed a spade, package of wooden tent stakes, some long rope, and oil lan...

  • Going to the Store

    I went to the store to get milk. As I walked thru the front doors, I grabbed a cart. It just so happened that in the cart was an ad and I noticed it had make-up on sale. So I rushed over to the make-up isle and grabbed what I needed and of course, some...

  • Love Stories Do That (tears challenge)

    She hated shopping, stores full of people, self-absorbed, vain, spending money they didn’t have on things that really had no value. She preferred second hand, vintage treasures that she recycled into her style. Elevator music that grated on her n...

  • Shall I, or shall I not?

    I put the hat on, and then, I go up to the store clerk. “Hey, nice hat you have on.” “Thanks. Can I buy it?” “Sure, but you’ll have to take it off!”

  • Threats on Your Behalf

    " Daniel, " it crooned again, " Relax, there’s no use getting upset like this. " These words were accompanied by two hands placed gently upon Daniel’s waist, an odorless breath playing across the nape of his neck. The fi...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Dark Decisions Downstairs

    Downstairs, Jamess Sedrik wrote the last of the day’s sales onto the ledger, completely unaware of the conversation taking place directly above him. He raised his head at a sound that emanated from the back of the store. “Sybil! We’re...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Design-A-Baby (June 5)

    “Design-A-Baby is the biggest thing to hit the world since Bill Gates IV’s invention of Underwater iCities!” The screen above the store’s door boomed out, into the giant hallway of the Mega-Mall. “Come on, Blaid! It’...

  • Voodoo Queen

    The shop was dark compared to the outside where the big, throbbing Louisiana sun fried eggs on sidewalks. In orange letters, swirling, read ‘VOODOO QUEEN 504-551-1437’ overhead the rotting green door frame. Sarah brushed her khakis down, cl...