Memorable Moments in an Alien World

{August 2, 2014}   Knowing Where to Buy Quality

Last week after I dropped a visiting friend off at LAX, I decided to walk around Abbot Kinney for the afternoon. It was a blast just walking around, talking with random people, overhearing audacious conversations. It is particularly dangerous for me to shop without a specific purpose, but nothing jumped out at me in the very trendy, ridiculously overpriced stores I visited. That is, until I stumbled across an open air shop. Read the rest of this entry »

I have a confession to make. Today I went shopping for the first time. Not that I hadn’t bought food before – it just was never so vital that I buy food before! I went to Trader Joe’s and it was PACKED. Full of shoppers who wanted to get in and get out.

I’ve never noticed it before (probably because I’ve never had the necessity of shopping), but there are a lot of people who seem to like to shop in pairs. Regardless, everyone seemed in a bit of a hurry. I took my time because I knew it was after 6p and there was NO WAY I was going to be paying less than $6 for the luxury of parking my car. I figured I might as well slow down and take my time so I got everything I needed. Read the rest of this entry »

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