May 17th, 2009


Friends, food, and budgeting

So I went up to hang out with brian_edminster last night, burned steaks, and talked a lot about this that & the other thing, which was all good. Coming back, I did major grocery shopping at the Walmart Supercenter, which has a selection only slightly less impressive than the local Harris Teeter and very comparable prices - especially without the sales tax that the Commonwealth imposes on food. For once, gas prices in Frederick weren't that much better than they are here in Alexandria, but they weren't any worse either. Got home around 0300, unloaded the perishables, and went to bed.

Today I am off to confirm that Mr. Taylor has not been stuffed into a brain box by the Fungi from Yuggoth. Afterward, I shall buy coffee & filters, and pick up some paper at Staples, maybe. I'm hoping for a semi-normal bedtime tonight.