Wednesday, December 31, 2008

December 31, 2008

Paid the damn water bill.

Paid the damn electric bill.

Cashed Ster's check for gifts for Mom and Dad. 

Bought 1 cup of Oolong tea, my new favorite, at Clementine Coffee.

Donated a small amount to some weary travelers at I 35 and MLK.

Gave what little change I could round up to a panhandling window washer (or window washing panhandler).  For my price, I was given a side-mirror cleaning.

Bought beers and avocados at HEB.

December 30, 2008

Nothing spent, nothing gained.
+/- 0.00

December 29, 2008

Bought some cashews for Mom, coffee and pumpkin seeds for me at a gas station in Junction.

December 28, 2008

Visited Balmorhea and saw the pool.  I bought Tecate's, some seeds, and Dad bought pork skins.

Mom and Dad bought groceries for supper, but I grabbed another 12-pack of Tecate's and some sunflower seeds in Fort Davis.

December 27, 2008

Nothing spent, nothing gained.
+/- 0.00

December 26, 2008

Bought a bottle of Jack for West Texas with Mom and Dad.

December 25, 2008

No monies spent nor gained today.
+/- 0.00

December 24, 2008

Bought some beers and groceries for spring rolls and stuff.

Went pretty late and bought some more Modelo's at RBM.

December 23, 2008

Got some tacos from Mi Madre's on the way to Georgetown to see Pappy with Ster, Kathryn, and Mom and Dad. Two 8's and two 16's.

December 22, 2008

Got supplies for homemade tofu press at Home Depot. 

Built the press, and headed up to MT Supermarket to get supplies for makin' tofu.

Stopped on the way back to get cheesecloth and thermometers at Ace Mart Restaurant Supply.

Got some beers and food at HEB.

December 21, 2008

Bought some groceries for soup, sushi, and spring rolls.  Also, avocados.

December 20, 2008

Returned a memory card to Best Buy.  The one they all said I needed, even though I knew it was wrong.

Bought the right one.

Bought some beers and some fruit.

Bought a small bottle of whiskey to take to Bill and Nick's.

December 19, 2008

Bought some memory cards and stuff (Sanford and Son complete dvds) for camera.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

December 18, 2008

At work, we decided to get Joanne something for being so cool, sending us to NY and all.  I paid for the gift certificate to the Milk and Honey Spa...

...and got a portion from Kathryn...

...and got groceries from Choi, still in it for 10, and am waiting for Souni's 20.  Praveen owes nothing because he bought some food for us in NYC.
+/- 0.00

Beto had a party for Sterling's return from Amsterdam.  I went with Praveen to the Yellow Store to buy some extra beers.

December 17, 2008

Bought groceries for work food.

December 16, 2008

Got some food at a 24-hour deli in Times Square, right next to the hotel.  Praveen fell asleep.

Paid for cab to JFK airport.

Ate food in the airport.

Bought juice, odwalla bar, juice for Kathryn in JFK airport.

Paid for parking from the days at the airport.

December 15, 2008

Believe it or not, I didn't spend a dime of my own money this day.  Praveen bought me a bagel and coffee, the office paid for lunch, and we and drank at the work Christmas party...
+/- 0.00

...until the open bar ended, and I got the Donald Trump Tower special for three drinks.  Champagne, Glenlivet and a beer...

...with a tip for the dude working the booze station.

December 14, 2008

Ate some really good South Indian food in NYC.

December 13, 2008

Paid for drinks at the end of the night in Brooklyn...

...and left a meager tip.

Woke up and bought a subway card.

Also, at a black bean burrito.

December 12, 2008

Didn't spend a dime, nor did I gain any monies.
+/- 0.00

Thursday, December 11, 2008

December 11, 2008

Stopped by HEB for some essentials.  Bought kale for shits and giggles.

Found a book at Frugal books-The Real Ebonics Debate edited by Theresa Perry and Lisa Delpit.

Bought some Havaianas Brasileras from Tyler's.  White.  Size 12.

Bought a gift for Christmas, details to follow.

Got some tea and a Naked Berry juice at Thunderbird with Adarsh.

Got a coffee at Epoch with Adarsh...

...and tipped the help.

December 10, 2008

Stopped and got gas (1.699 per) on the way home.

Picked up the dry cleaning for the Christmas Party in Manhattan.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

December 9, 2008

We ran out of water.  Everybody got huffy.  I bought two bottles, along with some produce for Choices II.

Monday, December 8, 2008

December 8, 2008

Bought some groceries for work, including a tiny box of raspberries for $4.99.

Bought an oolong tea and two beers with Adarsh, Kajander, Larry at Thunderbird...

...and tipped the dude.

December 7, 2008

Bought a gift online, details to follow.

Bought another gift online, details also to follow.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

December 6, 2008

Bought some beers for The Deal at RBM.

Got a five-spot from Neil for the beers.

Grabbed 2 black bean burritos.

Got a couple of Lone Stars and some mints.

Stopped by the H-E-B for some groce.

Friday, December 5, 2008

December 5, 2008

Bought groceries for lunch at work. Also found some pomegranates for a buck per.

Stopped by Best Buy to get a Firewire cable for my camcorder.

Paid my damn Sprint phone bill.

December 4, 2008

Bought groceries for lunch at work.

Bought 1 pitcher of Shiner at Schultz's Beer Garden...

...where I paid Neil for a basketball ticket to see UT beat UCLA for the second year in a row.

December 3, 2008

Bought gas, again.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

December 2, 2008

Bought some groceries for lunch at work.

Stopped for gas on the way to San Antonio to pick up camera.

Monday, December 1, 2008

December 1, 2008

Gave the little cash I had to the Tamale Guy that sells tamales through his church. He called me "Josh," Josh "Shin" and "Chin," and didn't even attempt with Praveen. He's very nice.

Sold clothes at Buffalo Exchange.

Bought a tea, beer, and coffee at Thunderbird with Adarsh and Beto.

November Aggregate

November Total.

November Days.

November Average.

Food - 357.35 (35.84 eating out)
Gas/Bills - 185.36, includes oil change, laundry
Entertainment - 66.93
Books - 225.37, includes 41 books (about 5.49 per)
Booze - 191.91, shitty and stupid
Coffee Shop Stuff - 26.69
Others - 26.23, include donations, parking meters, traffic tickets

Sunday, November 30, 2008

November 30, 2008

Bought coffee at Thunderbird to study with Adarsh...

...and dropped a little tip in the jar.

Bought 1 General Admission ticket to the UT vs. Rice basketball game.  Texas won by 19.

Bought a hibiscus tea at Epoch Coffee...

...and tipped a little for the dude.

Stopped by the grocery store on the way home.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

November 29, 2008

Bought detergent.

Did a ton of laundry at the laundromat...

...and finished the job in the laundry room at the apartment

Friday, November 28, 2008

November 28, 2008

Bought a coffee and a beer at Thunderbird...
...and tipped the lady.

Got some beers to take to Bill and Nick's to meet up with Neil, Praveen.

Ate some black bean burritos at Cabana.

November 27, 2008

Went downtown with Nick in a cab...

...and bought a shit load of drinks for people...

...and tipped the lady cause she was real nice.

November 26, 2008

Got an oil change.

Went to grocery store for Thanksgiving stuff.

Bought Bill some liquor for his birthday.

Went golfing at Morris Williams with Nick, Craig, Bill.  Shot a 55 in 9.

Bought 6 Lone Stars and some foil/plastic wrap at RBM.