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Grocery Store Revelations

In Adventures on October 24, 2009 at 12:25 am

I went to the grocery store yesterday. I bought a few things and I didn’t buy another. These are their stories.

One thing I bought was Finish, formerly Electrasol, dishwasher detergent tablets. The Quantum kind. With Jet-Dry shine. And a Powerball built in. And other useless nonsensical names on the box. I knew I should double-check where the stuff comes from. But I didn’t. Not until it was too late. Read the rest of this entry »

Fresh local flowers. If you’re from 2551 miles south of here.

In Adventures on February 11, 2009 at 8:47 pm

My good friend Dan forwarded an email to me today. The subject was, “Buy Quality. Buy Local.” It was from the St. Louis Florists Network, and it suggested that with Valentine’s Day fast approaching I should “Go MidAmerica fresh this Valentine’s Day for the freshest, longest-lasting flowers.” I immediately Read the rest of this entry »