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I Can’t Unsee What I Saw in the Store. She Got Away With It.

Updated: Nov 10, 2022

About eight months ago I was shopping in one of my favorite home goods stores. I was basically waiting for a lady to clear the isle so I could go there and look at the fake plants. I stood across from her isle acting interested in items I cared nothing about, until she moved on. In that small amount of time, I saw her take a sticker tag off one straggly fake plant and switch it to a full looking beautiful fake plant. She was unaware that I was watching her. But, also, she was not trying to hide anything or looking around to see if the coast was clear. She wanted the item, she wanted it cheap, and she made it happen.


Now I’m left with a dilemma. Do I say something to her? Do I report her to a store worker who was close, stocking shelves? Do I do nothing?


I’m standing there in my own musings when she put the newly and cheaply priced fake plant in her cart and left the isle. It’s still on my mind later when I pass the worker stocking shelves. It’s on my mind as I check o