I FORGOT MY WALLET: A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO STUPIDITY
Yes this really just happened. Yes I had to go back to pay.
- •Go to Trader Joe's to buy those yummy jarred cherries for the tart your making for your daughter for her birthday.
- •Put ten more things in your cart because hey! Berries are on sale!
- •Realize at the checkout that you forgot your wallet.
- •Feel a white hot searing embarrassment for a moment.
- •Ask if they accept mobile payments.
- •"You mean Apple Pay? Yes we do!"
- •Feel a momentary schadenfreude at the rage this reply would induce in your fandroid friends.
- •Feel a deeper relief that you dodged an embarrassing bullet. Pay for groceries with your iPhone with swagger.
- •Leave parking lot.
- •Text your wife: "On my way back. Do you need anything?"
- •Obligingly go to QT to get her a diet coke.
- •[You guys can probably guess what happened next. Note: QT does not accept mobile payments.]