Shopping In The Rain

Shopping In The Rain

We all know that one has to face many🚧hurdles while going out, especially when you are going for shopping with family👪.

Next obstacle is the small🌊rivulet which flow along the way. There is no🙅way you can avoid them. We step into them with utmost⚠️caution. The standard dress is Bermuda and Hawai chappal, no point getting dressed like a formal🕴️.

🚧Now moving on to the next hurdle which is to get into the🚗car without getting wet. The moment you open the door & sit down with the☔umbrella stuck outside, you push your hand🤏out to fold the umbrella; it is time enough to get one sleeve and half the interiors of the car🚙wet. Now is the dilemma where to keep your wet umbrella. If you keep it on the floor, your👚clothes are bound to absorb🧽water. So, we stick them into the drinking water bottle slots.

When you reach the🛒market, the same drill is done to open umbrella☂️again so now one side of yours is thoroughly wet. Here there is an unwritten umbrella code🤲, that when you cross each other, you tilt it to the opposite↔️side out of courtesy, means that for a few⏳seconds half of your body is exposed to the rain🌧️. It is dicey🎲if there are a few🧑‍🤝‍🧑people in a row. Then the second🤲code is if you are taller than the person opposite, it is your moral duty to raise yours a little high, like a gentleman would raise his hat🎩for a lady. In the bargain the other person’s☔umbrella goes touching you and you get the trickle of his umbrella water.

People in cars🚗I found are polite; they🐌slowdown in puddles for the🚶pedestrian from the mucky🌊water being thrown at you. Then there are some naughty🏍️bikers who know you have nowhere to run and splash💦water at you. You try and give them a dirty😠look, but the umbrella☔is shading you, it gets too late⏳. By now you have been soaked thoroughly. It is now just psychological to stay dry. It is something like the beginner🥊boxing. You try and avoid taking a hit🎯but once hit then your face goes dull👽. Then boxes don’t matter. Now rain doesn’t matter.

My👧daughter wanted to buy new sandals👠along with👒new cloths👗today so as the unwritten code goes, everyone takes off👟footwear outside the shops🛍️. You walk on a few jute bags and then do shopping. For the first⌛time she found one of her slippers missing😔. Here no one takes them away but today it happened. Look at the honesty of that person he took one of hers and left one of his. Actually, when everything is wet then that feeling of wearing your own stuff disappears, I think🧐.

Carrying your🛍sabzi-tarkaari bag is difficult. If you hold it too low it is bound to get🧽wet from both the 🌧️rain and the love poured by the passing traffic 🚘🚦🚗, so you hang it high while balancing your☔umbrella in the same✋hand. The only escape is to blame it on the “barish”🌧️and move on cursing under your breadth.

Once you reach back your car🚗the drill of staying dry continues in your🧠mind subconsciously though you may be soaking🧽wet. Today, when I reached home🏠, I decided to give my car a rinse. I parked in the rain against the wishes of my👰wife. She said hum “bheeg jayenge”😨. I looked at her lovingly and said sweetheart😘“thora aur sahi” for my sake. She lovingly took the bait and ran inside🏃‍♀️.

💦By the time I went in I was wet to my undies🩳. I ran🏃and changed clothes as goose bumps and those little shivers started experiencing like the pressure to visit the loo🚽. Before I got a running👃nose it was time to dry up. Next🥴Sunday, will we get a no rain window to do our🛍shopping? I wonder🤔!!!!!!!!!!!

10 Fun Things To Do While Shopping:

1. Take a ride in a shopping cart
2. Planning some prank with strangers
3. Have snakes while shopping at a mall
4. Enjoy shopping & bargaining experience
5. Buy something you couldn't buy as a child
6. Try every dress like you're at a fashion show
7. Add an item of clothing to your organization
8. Hide in the clothes rack and scare your friends
9. Add some random item to the stranger’s basket
10. Standing like a mannequin in the display window