@shannowhamo I think corn tortilla chips are the norm most places! Flour tortillas are only common in a few parts of northern Mex, I think...
It's super popular in Tokyo. My friends took their kid and she loved it. The firefighter station is a big draw and flight attendant too.
I'd pay off the rest of my student loans, just under 5k. Probably put 10k in some kind of savings/retirement account. Maybe I'd use this chance to actually teach myself about retirement accounts! All my money is just in savings accounts. The remaining 5k I would spend: maybe some travel, some people mentioned Lasik, that would be nice, that's about it. I'm not a stuff wanter!
@Morbo Easy to get around, of course, but the ones I've used are weight sensitive so if you put something in the bagged area without running it through the bar code reader it will notice the discrepancy. Of course you can just hide stuff and not put it on the bagging platform but you could just up and steal like that in front of human cashiers too.
Very cool, also see barn raising!
I know I'm late, but wanted to check in anyway. Sallie Mae 3% loan: August: $4952.79 September: $4852.52 I had been doing extra payments but I am currently working freelance so regular paychecks are uncertain so I'm going to stick with the minimum payment for now.
There's also a great Roald Dahl story about the fine furniture thing! Parson's Pleasure.
@themegnapkin Look at the Frugal Travel Guy website for this, he explains it in detail.
Best hundred ever, Francesca Lia Block!
Sounds eerily like the "sleep cafe" story from Japan you ran awhile ago.