Requested by @angela3950. Definitely my favorite kind of shopping. Here's why:
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    Near me, there are many different types of groceries: regular supermarkets, natural food stores, Asian markets, Vietnamese fruit markets, Farmers' markets, British grocers, Indian, Portuguese, and Indonesian markets.
    And Trader Joe's ... in a class by itself.
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    Going to any food market is the ultimate in exploration!
    You find the things you know you want, but if you're not in a hurry you can see what's new and exciting, what's unusual, and you can be inspired to create new meals and baked goodies.
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    I can afford anything in the store.
    So I don't have to think too much about my budget.
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    You often meet interesting people in grocery stores.
    You can engage in conversation over a box of crackers, have someone help you with the high shelves, and learn about new products or share your favorites.
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    You can do your neighbors a favor and see if they need anything before you go.
    Some of our neighbors are elderly and no longer drive.
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    You can spend as much or as little time shopping as you like.
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    If you are a regular, the staff are friendly and are happy to see you.
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    If the market has a bakery, you can get cake.
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    Grocery stores are a wonderland.
    I'm just running up to the store ... need anything?😊 🍐πŸ₯”πŸ₯–πŸ†πŸ‡πŸ₯‘πŸ₯•πŸŒ½πŸ₯šπŸ—πŸ’πŸŒπŸ§€πŸœπŸΎπŸ«πŸ°πŸ°
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    @angela3950 If we lived closer, I would totally shop for you!