I've been bugged by Jenn and others to write posts on the blog for a long time, but I didn't want to have to figure out what to write about while staying somewhat on topic. So the obvious solution was to write about random things in the warehouse. Warehouse roulette! To make it fun and very random, I put all of the warehouse locations in a box, mixed it up and drew a location.
Hi everyone! I forgot to put the “We’ll be back at...” sign on the window. We were out enjoying a little vacation during our kiddo’s spring break down in Florida. We managed to do a little bit of everything: sit around the pool, experience Ft. Lauderdale spring break craziness (people of Walmart without clothes), gawk at Yachts, snorkel at the reefs, see Alligators in the wild, find fossilized shark teeth, seashells, drive 18+ hours home after our flights through Dallas were rebooked obnoxiously... good times! I think we got a little spoiled with the weather tho, the kids were out in swimsuits on the beach at dawn, now it’s in the 60’s in St. Louis. Brrr...
It’s amazing how technology has changed road tripping with the kids. How did our parents do it? How did we kids do it before streaming Netflix, in-car DVD systems and Redbox? If your in-car video system has audio/video inputs and you have a device (iphone, iPad, etc) that can stream and output Netflix, you have a bottomless pit of entertainment for the kids while you have 3g coverage. But, when you’re out in the boonies where you’re lucky to have edge coverage, fear not! The mighty Redbox is here to save the day! Rent a couple of movies at a Redbox, pop them in the DVD player to span the gaps in 3g coverage and you’re golden!
So now we’re back to reality. Cold weather, trying to get the kids to school before the tardy buzzer, meetings and of course, Warehouse Roulette! We took Monday off, so my days are all off and I almost missed drawing something for this week. I thought I’d be extra fancy, mix it up a few more times and pick a card in the middle of the bunch I had. I don’t look when I draw out of the box, so I maneuvered the cards with my fingers. Mixing up the box, mixing it up again and grabbing a handful of cards. I cut the bunch over and over to reduce what was in my hand. Finally down to a small bunch, I picked a side, split the bunch again and committed to a card.
I’ve seen A5 before. It was A5R5... breast shields.
R2... R3... R4.. R5.. I Won! No wait... Lunapads?!
Lunapads washable cotton menstrual pads! Aaaaaaah!
I think I’ll take this opportunity to remind everyone that I’m a guy. We guys don’t use things like menstrual pads. The closest we get to that is toilet paper. Thick toilet paper. We get squeamish when there is single ply on the roll. We don’t like to handle “lady products” even when they’re in packaging, in an unopened box. “Special” trips to the store late at night to pick up lady products necessitate adding spicy fire Doritos and Frozen White Castles to the cart to maintain our testosterone levels through the checkout line. So the thought of reusable menstrual pads, is, um, less than puppies frolicking through the flowers and licking my toes.
The particular style I picked is the pantyliner version. According to the packaging, the pantyliner version is “suitable for daily discharge, light menstrual flow or backup protection for menstrual cups or other internal products”. Just typing that feels like too much information.
I like being a guy. We can pee off fire towers and not worry about “daily discharge”, unless it involves a gun, then it would be fun, or really scary, depending on what part of town you live in.
Since there was already too much information on the back of the header card, I had to open the packaging to see if there was anything enlightening in the warnings/cautions like the breast shields. It doesn’t disappoint! First, for the love of bacon, donuts and everything deliciously bad for you, they “should not be shared”. Second, “avoid washing soiled pads and liners at public facilities”... especially drinking fountains.
I know, I can hear the women saying “you rinse off poopy diapers, this isn’t that bad”. You’re probably right. You’re good people and I’ll take your word on this one. I see no need to personally verify it.
The pads themselves are well made and feel nice and soft, which is important for the undercarriage. The snaps are small and shouldn’t be noticeable, which is also important for down yonder. So if you’re interested in reducing the monthly waste, Lunapads are good option.
I need to go eat some Doritos.
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