Thursday, February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010

Stopped at Half Price after training.

Grabbed two ties and a cassette holder at Goodwill.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

February 24, 2010

Stopped at Rio Rita on the way home from work to meet up with Addy, who I hadn't seen in a while. We had some drinks. It was nice outside...

...and tipped the fella.

February 23, 2010

Ate some food after work, after the snowstorm, after the snowball fight...

...and tipped the guy.

February 22, 2010

Ate at 888. Vermicelli bun...

...and tipped a little bit.

Had to buy Sterling some beers, cause me and Nick drank all of his.

February 21, 2010

Rode with Scott to Mi Madre's to meet up with Nick, Jason, and Rebecca. Had two taquitos 16...

...and tipped the gal.

Bought beers at Shoppers Stop. Drank them all day.

Bought more beers at the spot to take to Praveen's.

February 20, 2010

Spent a shitload today. Unnecessary. But got some real good stuff. See below.

First, stopped at Recycled Reads for about 30 books. Most kids stuff. Some bilingual, fiction, nonfiction.

Headed up to MT Supermarket to get some tofu time, veggies, herbs, and affordable coconut milk for curries. It was Chinese New Year celebration. Climbing wall, Korean taco truck, live music.

Stopped by Goodwill and found 32 notebooks for class.

Hit Half Price Books, obviously, bought 8 books, including some Ginsburg.

Returned to the Bike Shop, where I had a basket holder attached. I also had to buy the basket holder.

Had to ride the bike for some liquor.

February 19, 2010

HEB robbed me blind of some Budweisers, along with stuff for humitas ecuatorianas. Increibles!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

February 18, 2010

Went to Denny's with the students from EL/Civics and Adult Literacy...

...and tipped the help, who was truly pleasant with us all.

Sent a package to Grandy and one to Mom and Dad.

Headed to Fry's to get a cassette recorder for audiobooks and chat.

Stopped at the Half Price right there. Found The Cider House Rules on clearance, as well as War of hte Worlds, also on clearance, Lost in the Funhouse by Barth and Portuguese Irregular Verbs, both on clearance, Borges' Other Inquisitions, which wasn't, but promises to be incredible, Celine's London Bridge, and a newbie to my collection, Frederick Exley, Last Notes from Home.

Stopped by HEB for 1. Tofu 2. Foot shower scrubber 3. Toiled brush and 4. some beers, came home with #'s 1,2, and 4, along with clearance paper towels, clearance acai berry juices (four priced at 48, got them for 12), a coffee grinder, and some other odds and ends.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010

Went to Half Price Books with Teresa from my literacy class. I found some children's books, along with some dictionaries for Teresa and her husband.

Went to have a cup of coffee with Teresa for conversation hour...

...and tipped the barista.

Paid my overdue charge at the Austin Public Library, for Mother Night the movie.

Grabbed some Habitat for Humanity stuff, built some shelves, and got some more books put up.

February 16, 2010

Stopped and had some Bun at Dong Nai Restaurant...

...and tipped the help, which was nice.

Stopped by Half Price Books in the neighborhood, and found some gems, aptly priced.

February 15, 2010

Grabbed some curry at Java Noodles...

...and tipped the help.

Stopped at Goodwill and bought a shinebox and some other stuff.

Stopped at Thriftland, bought a suit.

February 14, 2010

Valentine's Day, went to eat with parents, brother, sister-in-law before checking out the Okay Mountain show at Texas State. Then, went to Half Price Books San Marcos, and found a whole hell of a lot. 22 Books.

I ate at Madam Mam's after lunch...

...and tipped the help.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

February 13, 2010

Bought the newest Mountain Goats album, The Life of the World to Come, on iTunes.

Bought some stuff at HEB to take to Praveen's for dinner. I made tomatillo salsa.

Friday, February 12, 2010

February 12, 2010

Ran to the Shoot N' Scoot to buy some beers.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

February 11, 2010

Went to Spec's on this rainy day after my training with Barbara Baird for Adult Education Strategies.

Hit the Half Price during this still rainy day to see about some specials. Found some specials, and got 20% off for the Book Lover's discount week. I bought: Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth, Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar, A Tree Within by Octavio Paz, The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus, Mythologies of the Heart by Gerard Malanga, and Adverbs: A Novel by Daniel Handler.

February 10, 2010

Grabbed a bunch of stuff from HEB, including a nice robust nut run.

Stopped by Sears, saw a nice beastly juicer, and ended up leaving with a shower curtain. I almost cried being in Sears.

February 9, 2010

Paid the damn interet bill...

...but received some help from Sterling...

...and Scott.

Paid the damn phone bill, which was high because of the damn text messages.

February 8, 2010

Stopped by Pho Oanh to get some tofu and noodles on the way home from work...

...and tipped the nice, shy people.

Went to Austin Habitat ReStore and found some great stuff to make bookshelves for my room.

February 7, 2010

Grabbed a couple of big beers at The Food Spot, which I drank whilst reading on the front porch enjoying the amazing weather.

February 6, 2010

Bought some beers at Shopper Stop.

Friday, February 5, 2010

February 5, 2010

Had to get gas on the way home from work. 13.746 gallons at 2.49.9 per.

Rode the bike to TOPS. Found some stuff, including a desk for my room and a small set of shelves.

Grabbed some beers and C batteries at the Shopper Stop.

February 4, 2010

Didn't earn or spend a damn thing today.
+/- 0.00

February 3, 2010

Bought a whole load of crap at MT supermarket. I'll be eating for weeks.

Had dinner at Praveen's with his mother and sister. They cooked for us to celebrate his scholarship to DePaul. We then went for a pint at Deep Eddy's Cabaret, where I bought one pitcher of cold beer...

...and tipped the tender.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

February 2, 2010

Ran over to Teacher Heaven to laminate my bingo cards for class.

Stopped by Half Price, searching for Gass, Cortazar, and Clevenger. Found Pulp by Charles Bukowski, White Like Me by Tim Wise, Speaking Treason Fluently by Tim Wise, The Diary of Che Guevara, Falling Man (Audiobook) by Don DeLillo, and Bagombo Snuff Box: Short Stories (Audiobook) by Kurt Vonnegut.

Went to Whole Foods to buy rice noodles, bean sprouts, coconut milk, and a shallot. But, I paid using my gift card. Therefore, no scrilla off my back.
+/- 0.00

February 1, 2010

Was good all day, though had to meet up with Addy and Ali, which was delightful. Didn't spend a damn dollar until a single Pacifico at Rio Rita...

...and tipped the dude.