Wawa–Not Just for Geese Anymore

Unless you’ve traveled Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland or Virginia, you may not be familiar with Wawa.

Wawa is THE convenience store of all convenience stores. The name is derived from a Native American word for the Canada Goose. They sell gasoline, often at the best price around; and food and beverages. And a LOT of it. They are always busy. 

I stopped by this location today, and found a bit more commotion than usual. A crow swooped downward in front of one of the entrances, but would quickly return to the roof briefly before doing it all over again. As I neared, I found this:


Someone had tossed a cheese puff their way, and the ducklings scampered about trying to get a nibble. The crow wanted in on the action, or rather the food, but Mama wouldn’t let it near. When I moved into position to take the picture, the crow stayed away; Mama knew she could rest then and posed ever so nicely for me. 

So, Wawa isn’t just for geese anymore, ducks like it, too. 

Have you “ducked” into a Wawa lately? 

Tuesday To Go

There was a free breakfast sandwich on my Panera member card, so here I am again! I chose the Egg & Asiago cheese on Ciabatta. (good sandwich!) Not wanting to ingest a large portion of my day’s calories at one meal, I opted for bottled water instead of the caffe mocha, but not sure I can resist that much longer. I guess that’s what I get for sitting in sight of the menu and those delectable bakery items. Too little sleep weakens the willpower. That’s my excuse, anyway. Maybe I’ll buy a loaf of freshly-baked cinnamon raisin bread to take home to share with the family…or use as a bargaining chip if they won’t let me in the house…

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The girls and I shopped until we nearly dropped yesterday afternoon. Looking forward to a trip to Wegman’s this afternoon. I’ve only been there once, and can’t wait to go back. I’m sure I didn’t see it all the first time. If you don’t live in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or Virginia, you may be wondering what in the world I am talking about.

It is categorized as a grocery store, but it is unlike anything I have ever seen. It is a shopping experience! No need to worry about showing up to buy groceries and being hungry. You can buy meals there, with more variety than a food court in the mall, and probably more seating, too. If I can get some pictures, I’ll share them tomorrow.

We have another warm, sunny day forecast, with thunderstorms this evening. Hope the sun is shining on you today, and you are surrounded by those you love.