Red and Mrs. Red went to the local larder on Tuesday night to stock up on a few things. There wasn’t really panic buying yet, but there were some early signs. Like the guy in front of Red in line who had snapped up 5 boxes of Whataburger Pancake Mix. Mrs. Red noticed that he had forgotten the syrup.
But now, panic buying is probably done with for a few days because the shelves have been cleaned out. This will be good news for the local food banks in a few months as people don’t know what to do with the case of tomato puree and canned potatoes that they bought.
Here’s Red’s simple tip for knowing when panic buying has reached the crazy stage: