A journalist observes life in the far north.
They also took away the old fridge, some model from the stone age. I asked what they would do with it. They said they get their frustrations out dumping old appliances at the landfill at the end of their day. “But the fridge still runs,” I said. “Couldn’t you make some money unloading it on Craigslist?” The older one, the leader, mumbled something about Lowe’s not wanting to deal with the liability.
I didn’t think about a tip until they were about to leave. I have no cash in the house so I stiffed them. I feel like a creep.