Tag Archives: bargains

Reprise: The attack of the snatchers

~~It’s that day again–Black Friday.  And I am home, of course. Yesterday, over Thanksgiving dinner with friends, we started a silly little game of mentioning the things we would wait in line for, even scantily clothed and in the cold … Continue reading

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Black Friday: the attack of the snatchers

This year, Black Friday was here before today. In fact, it arrived, I am told, yesterday, even before the carving of the turkey and our collective frenzy to stuff ourselves silly with food.  Not that I am complaining–about the stuffing … Continue reading

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The high price of bargains

A friend calls me from Costco.  Her voice, unclear as it is on the cell phone, is full of excitement. “I am at Costco,” she says. “There are these–“ I know what’s coming next. I have been in that situation, … Continue reading

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