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Rules for the Contact Sport We Call Costco Shopping

I have a love/hate relationship with shopping at Costco. I’m enticed by the lure of buying toilet paper and Ziploc bags only twice a year, but repelled by shopping with more people than were in my graduating class, in a building that could house my high school. Shopping at Costco is a contact sport for list-making people and isn’t for […]

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nothing. to. wear.

I mustered the courage to sightsee in  Amsterdam all. by. myself.  I rose on the wings of anticipation  and crashed into my closet of reality. I had nothing. to. wear. While a group of women fasted from shopping a few years back with the Great Apparel Diet,  I forced myself to shop, but bought one […]

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

When I was a kid the poem “Rain, rain go away, Come again another day” didn’t mean much to me. Neither did “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the Old Man is snoring. He went to bed, and bumped his head, and didn’t get up in the morning.” I lived in Helena, MT, and they only averaged […]

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