Friday, December 21, 2018
A Very Short Shopping Story
"Thrifty," Katarina Maria recalled, "that was Mom's word for it." Theo remembered Christmas less kindly, "That old woman loved Woolworth's. If it was in a bin by the door, and the shit was less than a dollar, then... maybe." "It wasn't like we didn't have money," his sister explained, "she just didn't want to spend any of it. Old world, maybe. Who knows? Anyway, me and Theo, we robbed that Woolworth's blind."