Herself: Read my bed bit in class and was commended for making something from nothing.
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- June gloom is with us.
- The lady running the poets group on Thursday’s packed up and moved to Oklahoma in the middle of Summer. She was getting more fragile herself, and taking care of Joan sans money became a heavy chore. She packed up Joan, the house is for sale, and she moved them both….with kitty’s too, to Oklahoma near her family. It was quite a surprise to all of us.
- Weight Watchers (WW) is with us every day in every way….as Dr. Fletcher used to say with his Fletcherisms. Carrots this morning for breakfast. Beets yesterday. We each have yogurt after the gym and we each have a half sandwich with a skim coating of real mayo for lunch. No fat yogurt. I’m certainly no expert, but I am developing preferences. The cheap stuff tastes grainy, the organic stuff is mucusy, and Yoplait is too cutesy for words. The great Geezer, who eats oat bran with his yogurt, can’t get the bran into the Yoplait containers easily. Those are our choices at the preferred neighborhood grocery.
- They are talking grocery strike again here. Talking heads on the news seemed amazed that many of us customers didn’t go back to the big stores like Vons (Safeway) or Ralphs after that last strike. Why should we. Less than a block away is a mom and pop store that stepped into the breach and saved itself because of that last strike. It’s an old Alpha Beta store, small now, but they have everything the big stores do but less of it. And too, they have house brand stuff that beats the big guys brands. Leaves me smiling. The workers want to maintain their health care levels, they say. I agree, but if they strike they really lose in the end.
- The Tipton Quilt: The manager of their historical society got back to me yesterday, and they are sending a donation today. I’ll ship the quilt to them today in return….with my manager’s permission. They want to bring it “Home” and I agree.
- Books today….I love book days. They were training me to do pricing, but the experts are taking over. “Use your instinct,” one pricer told me, but perhaps my instinct isn’t theirs? I must need far more training than half an hour….I with a grin.