No comic on Monday, birthday, driving, living expenses

Some miscellaneous things: First off: there will not be a new comic next week. My 37th birthday is tomorrow, and my present to myself is a day off the treadmill. No deadlines, no accomplishment targets. I may or may not do any work, but I’m releasing myself from all obligations for just one weekend in […]

That about wraps up the market experiment

I spent €60 at the market this afternoon, plus €17 at my local organic butcher’s, and €6 at the market yesterday during my lunch break (when there were different stalls including an organic bread stall that I didn’t discover until after I’d bought bread. I’d have spent much more if my lunch break had been […]

No-supermarket experiment follow-up

Well, my experiment in staying away from the supermarket ended quickly. As predicted, the need for durable baked goods (or rather the need to have breakfast and lunch after the middle of the week) was what pulled me back in. Worse, I was so strapped for time I had to use an Albert Heijn supermarket, […]