It’s big. It’s green. It’s the Big Green Monster. Seriously. Look at the size of this thing.


It’s not every day that I get keys made. So, what I’m about to tell you may not be news to you, but it was to me. I went to Lowe’s to get some house keys made and little did I know, I was in for a shock. Why? This was the first time I ever went to get keys made when I didn’t have to wait for the resident “key person” to show up and make my keys for me.

Is this the Baskin Robbins of key flavors? Why, yes. Yes it is.

You know the one I mean. That one employee that must have done something wrong to suffer the fate of actually having to deal with the public in a one-on-one situation where you actually have exchange a word or two to achieve the objective at hand. But that’s not what happened in this case. Nope. Not this time.

Please, help yourself. These keys aren’t going to make themselves.

This time, I was greeted by the none other than the Big Green Monster himself. AKA, “Minute Key”. The best part was I didn’t see it coming. I just moseyed on over to the general area where I thought the keys would be and there he was, waiting for me to invade his personal space and let me do my bidding. I did as the Green Monster told me and followed the instructions on the screen. This included inserting my debit card, inserting the original key into the machine, choosing the key style I wanted, and waiting as the Green Monster does what it does best.

And in less then 3 minutes I had 3 pristine perfectly bland copies of the keys I needed. The best part? You already know, because I already told you. I didn’t have to deal with a single human being the entire duration of my visit. Now, that’s what I call excellent personal customer service.


I didn’t time it, but I’m pretty sure it took close to a minute. So kudos to you, Minute Key.


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