She went in to town to pick him up. They were going to the store to buy him new shoes, then they were going for pizza. They went first to the department store. The highway was crowded as usual and it took them ages to get to the store.
Once at the store they visited the shoe aisle, but as they expected there were no sandals available. (Would you believe they sell winter boots in Hawaii? The locals actually think it gets cold when the temperature hits the low 70’s F.) She mentioned that they also needed (insert list of common household supplies here.) Despite the fact that they bought less than $50.00 worth of stuff, the place was packed and shopping took forever.
They discussed which shoe store to visit, but first she insisted on going to the pharmacy to get her allergy meds. As they returned to the car she was complaining about her sinuses throbbing. She said the first thing she was going to do at the pizza place was order a beverage and take her pill. They got in the car. He drove to the pizza place and she took her pill. They ate yummy pizza and talked and laughed and enjoyed each other’s company.
When they returned home from their shopping trip — the one they undertook to buy him shoes still in one piece — guess what they didn’t have?