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Frankenshopping – October 29

So, like everybody else on the East Coast, I went grocery shopping yesterday. I could see that the very first challenge would be finding a cart, so I set myself up by the cashiers to snag one when someone finished … Continue reading

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Best Trip to Target Ever – December 16, 2011

I’d been running around all day and was now uptown at my last stop, Target. I was trundling down the outside escalator at a shopping mall when I heard singing — incredible singing. And there they were, the Gospel for … Continue reading

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Top Shelf – Day 341

I’m wandering up and down the mayonnaise aisle when I hear a little peep behind me. “Excuse me, dear,” is what the peep sounded like. I looked around, and finally spot a tiny old lady down near the salad dressings. … Continue reading

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Stimulate the economy – Day 52

    I don’t have a lot of money. In Life #1, before I took on the Quest to be a working writer, I was a partner at an advertising agency: a Mad Woman. I made a bunch of money … Continue reading

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Don’t complain – Day 50

I feel like this situation happens just about every day. I’m giving a party, and I’m at the local gourmet food store, ready to pay too much, and naturally I’m late for a meeting way across town. Actually, I this … Continue reading

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