Category Archives: Shopping

Austerity Feels … Strangely Healthy

It’s so cliched, right? In January, after the overindulgence in November and December, one restrains. Cliched but true. Walking down Connecticut Avenue in Dupont Circle, it’s clear there are fewer patrons in restaurants. But a good deal for those who … Continue reading

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What To Put in My Coffee?

I guess it takes just one Wall Street Journal article to make almond milk mainstream – or at least acceptable to try.  I read the piece and decided to give it a try.  Two others I know did the same. … Continue reading

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StubHub and the Female Sports Fan

It might be a coincidence, but the last three times I’ve sold tickets using StubHub, the buyer has been a woman.  That struck me as a bit odd because I think of the typical ticket buyer – especially after market … Continue reading

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Spring Fever = New Clothes

After the long, cold and snow-filled winter, who can blame Washingtonians for their case of spring fever this past week?  A couple of sunny, 65+ days will do that for you. It’s not quite warm enough for flip flops – … Continue reading

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Simply Stupendous Service

Aren’t these the cutest shoes?  Except that on the third wearing, I happened to look at the heels and saw that the plastic piece on the wedge had snapped off.   On both shoes. Weird. One shoe and I think … Continue reading

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