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Buying online

Yeah, I tend to agree about buying food. Even though there are online ways to buy from local grocery stores and have it delivered, I want to choose my stuff (THIS zucchini, not that one!). Besides, I need to get out.

I've spent several vacations in Europe, primarily Switzerland, and saw how people bought their groceries. They'd go to the store virtually every day, rather than the typical American way of stocking up for the week and just picking up odds and ends during the week. 'Course, they (in Europe) do it that way because electricity is expensive and, for the most part, they don't have large refrigerators (also because many apartments and even homes are rather small-ish. I got into the habit from that experience and still go the grocery store almost every day. I cannot imagine ordering lettuce, zucchini, apples, bananas, steak, seafood, etc. online.

Other stuff, I can go either way. I'm fortunate to have an Altex Electronics 2 miles away, and a Fry's Electronics 10 miles. Besides, like I say, I need to get out. But it's probably been 10 years since I bought a book or DVD at a B&M store. One thing I DON'T do is to go see or audition an electronics component and then go buy it online from somewhere - that's skanky.

:)



Edits: 06/15/17

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