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please let it not be mine

December 3rd, 2008 at 04:36 am

Saving log - $0 tip box
Spending log - $7.47 groceries (the checker exclaimed that my bill was a plane)

Had another nearly no spend day - with the brown bagging, and the home brew coffee I only spent at the grocery store this evening. Breakfast bars and a head of raw garlic. I felt like I staved off a couple of colds last month by a raw clove of garlic chopped in a salad.

Over lunch today, I caught the PC World's 11 Lamest blogs. Well, I blog, and thankfully this is not one of them. However

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number 6 has a very familiar format.

I also picked up this
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useful article. The next time someone asks me about how to be frugal, that they have to be frugal, and yet somehow can't be frugal, well, I can be torn between two responses:
1. Well, that's quite a problem, but you are smart and you can figure it out!
2. Wow, you are screwed! Where's my coffee cup?

Oh, and I found two pennies today. I'm moving another $4K back to ING. It would have earned 13 cents as a T-bill.

2 Responses to “please let it not be mine”

  1. fern Says:

    ha ha ha. I loved your "2 responses."

    Also, another name for "help resistance" is to characterize people in these situations as playing the "Why Don't You, Yes But..." game.

    No matter what you say ("Why don't you...) they reply, "Yes, BUT..."

  2. LuxLiving Says:

    These were great articles! Thanks for the links.

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