Category Archives: Shopping

Clothes, hardware, food, you name it

Where Do They Come From?

Where, oh, where do they all come from? When I worked during the week, I presumed that everyone else did too. From the looks of the Interstate in the morning going into the city, the whole world commutes to downtown. … Continue reading

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When You Snooze . . .

My honey wanted to buy groceries tonight.  The stores will be too crowded tomorrow, ” he said. “We might not want to go out.” So, I looked through all the cabinets to see what was needed and made a grocery … Continue reading

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The Heaven Eye

I didn’t like it. I ordered it over the internet and when it finally came, I didn’t like it. I had found necklaces with a pendant called a “Heaven Eye.” They were Oriental and took their unusual name from the … Continue reading

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Progress Comes to Town

My one-horse hometown finally got too big for its britches and started to grow. They’ve been working on the new shopping center over by the Interstate for some time. I didn’t really pay much attention. After all, there seems to … Continue reading

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Getting the Kids Back in School

School days, school daze — it’s almost all I hear at this time of the year. Kiddies are all excited about their new backpacks crammed with number-two pencils, three-ring binders, wide-ruled notebook paper, football trading cards, yo-yo’s and whatever else … Continue reading

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The Caveman

One day I was down at the local Wal-Mart, rushing around on my normal Saturday grocery trip and trying to avoid bumping into the other shoppers with my cart. As I turned a corner on two wheels, I looked up … Continue reading

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Personal Shopper

I was going out of town on a trip. Like most women, I had nothing to wear, or at least nothing that seemed good enough to wear. All my clothes were a bit on the shabby side with those little … Continue reading

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Shopping Fever

It’s hard for me to admit, but I’m addicted, a habitual offender, hooked. No, NO, not on drugs – on clothes. I’m a shopaholic. I never thought it would come to this. I seldom went shopping at all. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Death of Old Leaky

Several months ago, I decided to replace the leaky icemaker in my fridge. I hesitated about it for a long time as the refrigerator was old, and I was afraid a new icemaker might be more than it could handle. … Continue reading

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Furniture Safari

I’ve not purchased any furniture in a long time — so long I don’t even want to think about it. After all, who needs furniture? Once you buy it, it lasts forever, except maybe an upholstered piece or two, but … Continue reading

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