Supermarkets

They offer a lot of choices

John Douglas Porter
The Shortform
Published in
Mar 30, 2024

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In the cereal aisle, I see Frosted Flakes, Cheerios, Kix, Trix, Life, Coco Puffs, Lucky Charms, Rice Krispies, Fruit Loops, Shredded Wheat, Honey Bunches of Oats, Raisin Bran, and Wheaties. In the dairy case, I see Chobani, Yoplait, Oikos, Dannon, Fage, Cabot, Siggi’s Skyr, Stonyfield Farms, Wallaby Organic, and Activia. In the meat department, the seafood department, the produce department…

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John Douglas Porter
The Shortform

John Porter manages his family’s cattle ranch in California, where he also writes screenplays, essays, and stories.