This week was pretty typical. This weekend one day Abby and I went to the Casa de Campo park and soaked in the sights including the little man-made lake and we took a walk around the zoo and actually saw a lot of animals without actually having to pay to get in (ghetto, yes. 315 more words
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“I want to buy you flowers,” said the man at the counter, but he quickly reconsidered. “No. I want to buy you a country, so they’ll put your face on a postage stamp, and then when I send you a letter I get to lick the back of your head.” I might have been alarmed by this bizarre progression if I hadn’t been so impressed at its sheer ingenuity. 241 more words
A mysterious person has recently been leaving waiters, waitresses, and bartenders huge tips at bars and restaurants around the country.
The tips range between $500 to $10,000, and the one common trend on the receipts, besides the more than generous tip, is the words “Tips for Jesus.” 119 more words
’Tis the season to be jolly — or, at any rate, to spend a lot of time in shopping malls. It is also, traditionally, a time to reflect on the plight of those less fortunate than oneself — for example, the person on the other side of that cash register. 767 more words