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I Just Wanted PancakesAll I wanted was a cast-iron skillet. That's all. I wanted to make pancakes, you see. I remembered that the HEB (that's a Texas grocery store chain) in Taylor had a really cheapset of unseasoned cast-iron skillets, but that was way out of my way. I figured the HEB in North Austin, where I was going, might have them too.
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So I head over there.
I should mention that I have Fibromyalgia, a painful chronic condition that affects my joints and back. I find standing in particular to be quite painful, especially with any extra weight, like a backpack, or, say, a cast-iron skillet. Many groceries stores in America provide these little scooter vehicles, which are like a sort of very slow motorized sit-down scooter or moped with a shopping basket on the front, for people like me.
Now, I was going at a busy time, and I'm not about to stand in line for 30 minutes holding a cast-iron skillet. I'm not about to stand in line