Dear Head-Muckety-Muck at Target:
I realize that the retail market is quite competitive and that it's imperative for you to be the "first on the scene" with next season's clothing. If, for instance, Wal-Mart puts out their summer swimsuits before you do, then Wal-Mart gets a jump on the money-making, right? I also understand that, during this boring, dreary, cold time of year, many people like to escape to warmer climates.....climates that might be suitable for shorts, t-shirts, and swimsuits.
I, however, am an average Momma with no intention to start my summer shopping. And we have a noticeable lack of warm weather travel plans. Plus, I have an almost-10-year-old boy who does weird things like grow all the time. I know, it's inconvenient. For you AND me.
All I ask is that you keep some pants in stock. More specifically, the thin, elastic waist pants that basketball players wear during warm-up (not the ones that go swish-swish when you walk...I think those are called track pants? Actually, in our house, they're called swishy pants.) I hate to be a pest, but could they be either black, navy blue, or dark grey? And size large? Today, I was oh so lucky to find 5 pairs of Celtic green beauties, sized XS. I left them on the rack so the family of leprechauns behind me could have them.
Thank you for your time.
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Please refrain from growing until May. You're making my life difficult.