Category Archives: shopping

Once More to the Mall

I went into a shopping mall for the first time since February. I had visited one sometime before my vacation, but I arrived back just in time for things to be locked down. I heard the malls were open, but … Continue reading

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Frying Pans

So universe, there is something I have been wondering about for a long time. Why don’t they sell lids with frying pans? I know, you can buy lids separately, but they rarely fit, and they rarely look like they belong … Continue reading

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Shopping Carts

A second question for the universe. Why does the cart I chose appear normal and functional in every single way until I get it within the shopping aisles. Suddenly the wheels start locking up or rolling in directions I don’t … Continue reading

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Searching Through Stores

I find it funny that sometimes you find a good deal, but then the store doesn’t have any in stock. I have two stories to tell you that illustrate this and they both centre around my plans to be handier … Continue reading

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Conversations about Hardware and Price Gougers

I should tell you a little something about myself that is not necessarily obvious. It is true that I am a teacher and need to be very outgoing in that profession. It is also true that writing a public blog … Continue reading

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Resolution To One Issue

In case I left anyone hanging by not concluding my story about my poorly functioning mouse, I just wanted to clue you in on the resolution. I was pretty sure I was going to get a replacement, I just didn’t … Continue reading

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How Did That Happen?

I think I broke my mouse.  More correctly, I think I wore my mouse out.  How did that happen? This revelation isn’t as dramatic as you think.  It didn’t just stop working.  It works, but it just doesn’t work as … Continue reading

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Like Finding Money

I got a nice surprise in my mailbox today.  I had ordered a pair of bibshorts to add to my roster of cycling clothes.  I have enough jerseys (though I wouldn’t say no to another one) but I needed more … Continue reading

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What Your Amazon Wish List Says About You

I don’t know exactly how it started, but we were having a family discussion about Amazon wish lists.  I think my mother was wondering what to buy my sister for her birthday.  My mother knew that I had a wish … Continue reading

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From the Mailbox

The mail carrier/postal worker arrived rather late today.  This didn’t bother me, but it did make for a good starting sentence to this post. Long after work was done, I made the short pilgrimage to the mailbox.  When I got … Continue reading

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