Friendly checkout clerk

September 27, day 11: I stopped for groceries before leaving Lincoln City, Oregon. As I checked out the Cashier asked about my trip. He said he say me earlier standing in front of the automatic exit door, wondering why it would not open. He had to laugh, adding they can’t laugh in the customer’s face. I read his name badge. He said, “Maybe you know my cousin Bubba Gump.” We both laughed. I told him he had brightened my day. When he came out to collect carts, I asked to get a picture with him.