Back to that already? Need vs. want, the ever-present controversy revisited me today. The desire of things only hits me when I enter a store, online or in person. Today it was a bookstore. I am a library person, for heaven sake, I shouldn’t even have been there. All of a sudden, though, seven appealing books about how to grow beans for drying cried out to me.
Stanley asks me each morning: “Do you want that cup of coffee, or do you need it?” Drink for thought, that one. I think I’ll take mine out back into the sunshine to contemplate the answer. One more simple joy, which makes me curious: am I not happier without the temptation of shopping?
today: $0.00 – resistance is not futile
$0.00 + $250.93 = $250.93