Ever since I broke my wrists last November, I don’t think I’ve worn a pair of jeans. I got in the habit of wearing a pair of warm-ups because they were much easier to get on.
So for the past several months, I’ve either worn a pair of khakis for work, or a pair of warm-ups for home.
And then a few days ago I took a look at myself with my warm-ups on and I thought enough is enough.
As fate would have it, we were planning a trip to Costco later that day. I wasn’t sure if Costco sold jeans, but when we arrived I was pleased to discover that they sold their own pair of jeans (Kirkland) for only $14.
They seemed to check all the right boxes:
- they looked like a pair of jeans.
- they had a zipper (who would want to wear jeans that replace zippers with a set of buttons?).
- they had my size; I didn’t even bother to try them on; they went right in my basket.
- and they were within my price range
So as a result, they went right in my basket.
As I turned the corner to go down the next aisle, I was shocked to see that there was a large supply of IZOD jeans for sale, and they were only $12! I found my size, so no need to try them on. It didn’t take me long to put the Kirkland jeans back on the shelves and put the IZOD jeans in my basket.
I mean, we are talking about saving $2 AND only paying $12 for a brand new pair of jeans.
Fortunately, when I got home, I tried them on, and they fit fine.
So now I’ve got a pair of jeans that will get me through the next 15-20 years. And again, for only $12.
Life does not get much better than this…