Archive for the 'Shopping Stories' Category

O Christmas Tree 2019

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Our mighty tree hunters, the Webmaster and Tad, went shopping yesterday for the right Christmas tree. After much deliberation, and many, many, MANY text messages, the tree was tagged, bagged, and loaded up. And in a near-miraculous feat of Christmas magic, the tree was up, lit, and decorated by Sunday night! That was a decorating […]

Rerun The Reader

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

When a new book comes out in a favorite book series, it can be a very exciting moment. Especially if you’re Rerun, and you were waiting for this book. We had just gotten done at the doctor’s office, and I had promised Rerun that we would stop by Barnes & Noble and pick up the […]

Blue Suede Shoes

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Ane wanted a pair of Vans shoes.  She didn’t care about style or color or any of that – she wanted a name brand on her feet.  Even a talk with Auntie and me calling her “Madame Blueberry” didn’t deter her. What was deterring her was the price.  Vans are not a cheap shoe.  And […]

Shopping With Tad

Monday, September 24th, 2018

When Tad is in a good mood these days, it’s pretty nice.  (We are in full moody teenager mode lately, so when he brightens up, he’s actually pretty pleasant.) Yesterday, he stopped at the grocery store with me, and was helping me load up the conveyor belt at checkout. He decided it would be the […]