Tomorrow is "Red, White and Blue Day" at summer camp. The staff likes to get all dressed up for our Special Days. I was woefully inadequate on "Pirate Day" this past Tuesday, but I always make sure I dress appropriately for Red, White and Blue Day because I love to honor our country. Last year I found a red T-shirt with a flag on the front, but I wanted a new shirt this year. I like to wear tank tops to camp because T-shirts are just too hot.
So after work I went to Wally World (aka Walmart) to get a Patriotic tank top. Unbelievably there was absolutely nothing....NOTHING....patriotic in the store! I expected to see a display at the front door with Stars and Stripes paper products and clothing, maybe some small flags for kids to wave. There was NOTHING. I checked every department including the men's department for anything patriotic. NOTHING! You would never even have believed we have a major holiday coming up in just a couple of days.
After Wally World I went to KMart....again....NOTHING! I can't believe these major chain stores aren't taking advantage of a holiday to strip consumers of some of their hard-earned cash. Sadly, I didn't get a tank top. I'll wear last year's T-shirt. I'm disappointed that two of the major national retail chains don't have enough love of America - the land that made them great- to offer Patriotic wares so people can celebrate the love of their country.