Being that I’m out in the country, in the middle of a snowstorm, there’s not much to report on disposable stuff. The real issues were encountered before we came to the cabin.
A pain to others…
Buying food. My sister took care of shopping before we took off to the cabin. The closest store is 45 minutes away, so there’s no running up to the store for something you forgot. My kids were thrilled that Aunt Selena did the shopping, as we are in a winter wonderland of prepackaged treats and processed foods. I brought a few things from home, mostly containers to put food and beverages in while on the road.
W%*&!@#t. We needed to pick up a few last minute things before leaving town. We followed my sister to the store, which we were not making the connection that the grocery store would be Walmart. We don’t shop at Walmart. I teach my kids that where you shop is your vote for what you stand for. It’s not that Walmart has not done any good in the world, but I don’t think they do enough to offset the “we buy American” bait and switch or make up for the way they bully their suppliers. My kids started flipping out in the car. We decided to go to a different store. See? Others are more affected by all of these things we do. Not that I plan to change that, just an observation. 😉 Continue reading