The Cost of Things
Despite being a frugal person who seeks out items that are built to last, and reads pages of reviews of products to make sure I don’t buy something shoddy, in this particular case my frugality didn’t translate to reading the fine print.
It’s the time of year when everyone puts on the ugliest sweater they can find.
The repeated, unplanned interaction model is designed perfectly for friendships that begin in person and then move online as everyone goes back to their home cities.
Let’s step into the past and take a look at an historical example of an artistic folly that paid off in the end.
Gone With The Wind.
The film version.
Gym fatigue, an old injury that makes running on a treadmill awkward, and a general preference for the great outdoors led me to cancel my Planet Fitness membership this year (making me $10 richer every month), which means I’ll be doing all my running outside this winter. The catch here is that I live in Alaska, a place not exactly known for its mild winters, snow-free streets, or, you know, daylight.
None of my jobs pay me well enough to support an emotionally fueled makeup addiction.
Bags seem to be the splurge of choice, followed by shoes.
I got new weightlifting shoes, $220. One shoe says, “go forth and…” and the other shoe says, “…dominate”