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A week without buying.

In Adventures on August 15, 2009 at 12:36 am

Did I mention that I’m going to try not to buy anything this week? I am.

I stocked up on groceries, including coffee and lunches, and I’m going to give it a whirl. I did not top off the Hyundai, so I’m fully expecting to stop for gas in a day or two. But beyond that, I’m going to try to remain receipt-free and see how it goes. Read the rest of this entry »

I bought something. Dammit.

In Adventures on August 5, 2009 at 8:49 am

I was driving from work last night on my way to a networking event (ugh) and recounting how I’d made it through the day without buying anything, and now just needed to get through this event (at a microbrewery, so there would be temptations to avoid) and my subsequent tennis lesson (not really any danger there) without making a purchase. I’d packed sufficient snacks to be considered a legitimate dinner, so the danger of driving through someplace was minimized. Read the rest of this entry »

I’m going to try to buy nothing.

In Adventures on August 4, 2009 at 12:16 am

I’m going to try to buy nothing. Tomorrow. One day. That’s all.

No Starbucks. No lunch. No gas. Nothing.

Wish me luck.