Like most men I despise going shopping unless it is something “fun” like going to the liquor store or the like. However, one Saturday at Sears provided another perspective on this……
One of the funniest things we ever did was be in the dressing room together at the Sears at Ridgmar Mall. I dare say not too many husbands do that with their wives. But we weren’t like most couples were we?
So one Saturday you wanted to go shopping for clothes and as usual I actually went with you. We drove over to the west side of town to Ridgmar Mall and went into Sears. We went up the escalator to the women’s clothes department and you started looking for things you wanted to try on. While that went on I simply sat down someplace and watched people go by.
After a while you came by where I was with an arm full of outfits to try on. Without thinking I followed you into the dressing room and shut the door. I did not notice that there were people around who saw us go in there. I just sat down and watched you try on all of those outfits and giving you my opinion of them when you asked. Of course seeing you half-naked in your panties and bra was hardly something to complain about either. It certainly made me think of doing things with you other than shopping, but I digress.
When you finished going through the outfits you gathered them up and we opened the dressing room door and stepped out. We paused as we suddenly saw the people outside looking at us with smiles or a questioning look. A man and women coming out of a dressing room together is not something you see every day.
We both got a kick out of that when we realized what they were reacting to. Indeed we did something funny without even trying. And that is what made that little moment in time so memorable. Sometimes the best things come about when you are not trying to find them. Without trying an event arises that creates a brief, intense moment of pleasure, joy, or humor that can make a regular day special. And that day in the dressing room was one of those times for us.