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Husbands grocery shopping without a cell phone

As a husband who does not know how to cook very well, I must give credit where it is due.  I confess that my wife does most of the cooking in our house (could easily be rounded up to "all" if you ignore the few times a year I "cook").  But one of the ways I help sometimes is with the grocery shopping.  Meghan makes a list of items needed for the week and I march down to our local HEB and begin my "scavenger hunt".  Inevitably, there is at least one esoteric item on the list that leaves me wandering up and down the aisles for about 10 minutes before I finally give up.  Yesterday, the (first) item was Reese's Wild Rice.  Now don't get me wrong, I am able to find the rice section, but understand that this makes up half of one side of an entire aisle!  I will pace up and down the aisle tracing my eyes along each shelf but to no avail as this rice has already seen me coming and activated its invisible cloak hiding it from my sight.  So at this point I resort to pull out the trusty cell phone and give Meg a call.  Now what completely amazes me is that she is able to tell me (1) what the box looks like, (2) what part of the aisle it is in and (3) usually what shelf it's on!

I have no idea how husbands performed this task before the cell phone...

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