Tag Archives: shopping

Escape to Sears

I wanted to talk about Sears (yes, again) because the closing of our local Sears store has hit me hard. The prospect of Sears not surviving hit me even harder. Still, I wasn’t going to tell the story, because I’ve … Continue reading

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Please Finish that Beer

If we were having a beer, you would be driving me crazy. “Wow, you guys are late today. I was about ready to give up.” “Sorry, Cheryl. I ran into my young friend at Target, but we needed more time … Continue reading

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Happy Hal…Oh-It’s-Over

Yeah, yeah, the kids will be out in full costumed force tonight, but by the time you venture back into Target, Wal*Mart, Sears or wherever it is you shop, it will be Christmas. If it isn’t already Christmas. Lest you … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Grocery Shopping

“Warning, they rearranged the store since you’ve been there.” Last week, I was watching my daughter’s cats while she was on vacation. The day before she was going to return, I thought I would go to the grocery store, so … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Kelly-Fradet

When I have projects like the Mission Style Closet Doors or the Cedar Wainscoting to make, the process involves going through the doors shown at the right. No big-box can match the quality or selection of the wood that these … Continue reading

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From Corner Store to a Block of Market

A few weeks ago John Howell (one of my favs) wrote one of his “10 things not to do” posts on the subject of grocery shopping. Having violated several of those rules, I dredged up my notes on grocery shopping. … Continue reading

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If We Were Having a Beer

I know, that’s supposed to be “if we were having coffee” but I’m still in the work-a-day world where coffee falls into three main categories: Get me up and outta-here Keep me focused on this pile of stuff Lord help … Continue reading

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