Tag Archives: shopping

#70: Try on a pair of Vibram FiveFingers shoes

I used to be a runner. Despite being largely sedentary as a child (focusing on academics, music, and TV instead of sports or athletics), when I arrived at college with no car or bike, I had no choice but to … Continue reading

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Similarity amid diversity

One of the local grocery stores has an aisle dedicated to “ethnic” foods.  Various genres of staples, spices, and sweets each get a 4’ section of shelving – with no smooth transition from one to the next.  So Mexican tortillas … Continue reading

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#43: Go to an ethnic supermarket I have never shopped at before

This weekend I was feeling a little bored, a little restless, mildly depressed, just uneasy in general… So to help keep myself from slipping into a funk, I decided to get off my tush, get out of the house, and … Continue reading

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#66: Get professionally fitted for a bra

(Hi there. As you may have noticed from the title, this blog post is going to discuss bras – which means it will also talk about breasts. If a general-yet-honest discussion of female anatomy may make you uncomfortable, you are … Continue reading

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A new shopping experience

The setting: A cash register/checkout at a store I had never visited (until today). The conversation: Cashier: Did you find everything okay? Me: Yes, thank you for asking. Cashier: Do you know about our rewards program? Me: No, but I’ll … Continue reading

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A visitor among us

I generally find people pretty fascinating, and bloggers particularly so.  Individuals who maintain an active blog often do so with wonderful creativity and good-natured humor.  From the gal who sees a cow every day to the guy who makes fun … Continue reading

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Beaming because of beans

Tremendous potential existed at the grocery store today.  Beans were on sale for $.99 a can – and the store was offering a coupon for an additional $.40-off per can, knocking the price down to $.59 a can.  Additionally, I … Continue reading

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