Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Poverty Is Your Jewel

Frances of Assisi said that, and more than a few times I would have replied, "Sure. Tell me another one." Spending money is an art form with a long time line.

January brings good deals on basic consumer goods. Price is only part of the cost of acquisition. The rest is shopping time and travel. Those stay the same no matter what, but a few bucks off never hurt, especially for cashmere. The real way to price something is to figure the cost per use.

Seattle writer and UW faculty member Angelo Pellegrini defined domestic elegance for this locale in "Lean Years, Happy Years" -30-

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