Stressful grocery shopping

In the grocery store was one more person I didn't want to meet. I think he had grown roots because he stayed put forever. I waited outside in my car for a while, but finally lost patience and left. Went to another store instead. (Did I say that I hate supermarkets?) Gathered up a thing or two there and then I suddenly saw another person that I absolutely did not want to talk to. (The third such person on the same day!) I hope nobody saw me coming around the corner and catch sight of this lady because I stopped dead in my tracks and probably looked like I had seen a ghost. I rushed the rest of my shopping and then set off towards the checkout.