she was casually sitting by the till in a small Te Awamutu op shop.
i spied the hand-written $8 price tag and half-jokingly commented,
it's not crown lynn, is it?
the owner replied that is was. it has a number on the bottom. and, it was her mother-in-law's and "she never bought junk".
outwardly I was like:
and appearing unimpressed (by the number and her MIL equally), i cooly slide
THE $8 CROWN LYNN SWAN it over beside my other purchases.
inwardly i was like: