Eeek.

June 19, 2010|Posted in: Uncategorized

A postscript to today’s shopping adventures. Mr. Husband did the party shopping for our Sunday BBQ and although he kept strictly to the list, and got great buys, nonetheless, we are left with a mere $65.97 to finish the month. With 12 days left, nearly two weeks with three meals per day for five people, that could get interesting. I have asked my family members to bear with it and let’s see how we do. They are, needless to say, already planning where they will go out to eat when this “thing” is over.

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Julia Park Tracey is an award-winning journalist, author, and blogger. She is the author of "Veronika Layne Gets the Scoop" and "Veronika Layne Has a Nose for News" (rep'd by Booktrope). She is the Poet Laureate of Alameda, California. She's also the conservatrix of The Doris Diaries, the diaries of her great-aunt Doris Bailey Murphy. Her articles have appeared in Thrillist, Quill, Paste, San Francisco Chronicle, and in many magazines; her latest poetry appears in The East Bay Literary review.

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    Anonymous
    June 19, 2010

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    Just curious–if you live in CA, why does the receipt say “Rochester, NY”?

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    Anonymous
    June 19, 2010

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    Am I reading that right? Spinach is $.10 for 2 lbs?

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    julia park tracey
    June 19, 2010

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    Note: it’s clip art. It’s an antique. I think the date is 1934? Note the phone number is Glenwood 3102. I liked it — so cool! But definitely not my own receipt. I don’t have a scanner at present or I would have posted those. Sorry to confuse you!

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    Anonymous
    June 19, 2010

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    At some point, I believed it was something other than your receipt. No, I could not read the date. Otherwise, it would have been evident. LOL…thanks.

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