The Fear Factory

As a poor purchase planner, I am anxious at the best of times in supermarkets… unless it’s one of those giant French ones where they sell kayaks as well as cheese. I love those places. My wife drops me off at the back of the shop at the “Sea World” section where I will watch the live octopuses and lobsters for a good half hour. Then I find a quiet aisle and try out a skateboard. Then I lurk around the deli bit trying out the free meaty samples, and