We drove another mile before spotting a corner variety store.
After a sneaky backdoor departure and stop at the variety store for their purchases the couple was on their way.
The woman owned the variety store and was never without a smile and a good word.
There were errands to run: a walk to the variety store for light bulbs—a matron in 2C had filched every one before departing—a toilet plunger job in 3B.
I had to change buses, but the last guy dropped me off right here in Ouray at the Variety store!