There’s no doubt Joplin traffic isn’t anything like some cities but there are a couple of roads that are just awful. The main road gets busier and busier as you go south. By the time you get to where it crosses under the interstate, where Sam’s Club is located, it’s just terrible most any time of day.
I definitely was not thinking this morning. For many years, I have known not to go to town or the grocery store on or near the first of the month. It’s a zoo! Add in a holiday and people shopping for Easter and yes . . it was a crazy zoo out there today.
I had told Addie that we would eat sushi, and we’d go to Hobby Lobby because she needed a few things from there. She’s doing a punch needle chicken and she wants it to be the same color as Opal, her favorite chicken. Opal lays blueish green eggs so, of course, the eggs have to be the exact color of Opal’s eggs. We bought floss, gel food coloring to dye eggs in the pressure cooker and got out of there.
We were at the restaurant when they opened at 11 but by the time we left shortly after noon, I was wishing I had not gone to town on the 2nd of the month, with it being a holiday. Staying home so much, I’m not used to driving in bumper to bumper traffic and sitting through several lights before I get to go.
All is well though. We got what we needed in town and made it home.