Hubby is stuck working late because people are crooks. (I appreciate the job security though) Daughter is out with friends. Son and I are home. I have a brilliant idea. THIN MINT BLIZZARD! I mean...it HAS been almost a week since we had one. And it IS the flavor of the month at Dairy Queen (for a limited time only). So off we go. It's a little bit of a drive from our house to this Dairy Queen. It's a nice enough DQ, compared to some of the crappy ones I've been to.
There's a handful of people, sitting, enjoying DQ treats. One couple in line in front of us...taking FOR-EV-ER. Move along people...we are on a mission. Come to find out, Man Customer is trying to sell movies (DVDs) to the cashier. Seriously? This cannot be good. "Oh yes, they are in the case. Good quality." Oh geez.
(Now, there's some history here. Crime and 'wrong doings' seem to happen ALL around us, especially when hubby is around. I am naturally suspicious of EVERYONE, so I'm always on the lookout, although I never have to look very far for bad guys.)
OK...back to our mission. THIN MINT BLIZZARDS! When lo and behold, what do I spot on the wall behind the "Employees Only Beyond This Point" point? Taped on the wall, a sign reads (my words, because I can't remember exactly, but you'll get the point) "Reward offered to employees for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the robbery suspects in the (city) Dairy Queen."
What. The. Heck. My son and I are standing in THAT Dairy Queen. For real. How badly do I want this THIN MINT BLIZZARD? Pretty dang bad! We held our ground. Now I was WAY suspicious of all the comings and goings in the DQ. On high alert. I didn't let on to my son, though...I'm super good that way.
We finally place our order, 2 small THIN MINT BLIZZARDS with EXTRA thin mints, thankyouverymuch. I'm taking mental notes...people, cars, license plates. Just in case. I sit with my back to the wall, so I can see everything that goes on.
Trust me...that THIN MINT BLIZZARD was worth the risk! We finished our green, creamy, with extra thin mints, heaven in a cup, and got the heck out of Dodge! No robbers in sight!