Easy trip up the Merritt to Main Avenue to the Slaussen Cutoff. But ouch, once there, I spied a really really run down shopping center. Dirty. Congested. Cars going every which direction.
Why is the big sign over the front entrance missing? Some of you told me this Walmart might have been either a Bradlees or Caldor in her previous life. Is it possible in all the years it’s been a Walmart, they couldn’t afford put up a replacement sign?
The inside of this Walmart was, in this writers eye, far worse than the Walmart on Connecticut Avenue. And don’t laugh, but lots of low end merchandise. I don’t mean that facetiously, rather this Walmart didn’t have half as nice things in the bath and kitchen aisles as the other Norwalk location.
I was on the hunt for a long microwave vegetable steamer. I HAVE one, but guess where it is?! Yep, packed up and in storage. I like to steam asparagus and broccoli and the steamer I own was ideal. Long rectangular shape. Lid. ✅✅ Couldn’t find anything like it. It’s for sale on Amazon but I was hoping to pick one up today. I also want a tub mat, because the tub surface here is a tad slippery but nothing. Seems like a basic item to me but what do I know? Nothing.
I need a smaller under the kitchen sink trash can. The one I bought before I moved in is just a smidge too tall. Found the shape and size I wanted, but someone took the word Trash literally! 😬
I left with only two oddball things in my bag. Self scanner checkout option was fine. Very few masked customers inside. I made a point to look.
The only good part of the Walmart adventure was a violinist playing in another part of the strip mall, looking for money. He was very talented, had his violin hooked up to a speaker so it reverberated beautifully throughout the parking lot. I stopped by and gave him a few bucks.
I think I’m done Walmarting. Target is much more up my alley. But nothing ventured. Nothing gained. I was happy to get out of the apartment, even if it was to a not so nice Walmart.