I write about my life in Chicago, my experiences as a college teacher, and my struggles to survive and succeed in academia. I also blog about my online dating misadventures, as well as things I obsess over, such as the weird and sometimes annoying things that my neighbors do and interesting things that I observe on my daily commute. My goal is to be a published writer, so I also blog about the writing process and inspiration....more
Today's recession has forced me to turn into... my Mother. Ahhhhhhhhhh!
I have become a woman who will stop to pick up a penny off the street. I am clipping coupons. I am sticking my fingers in the coin return box on the soda machine. I am going to more than one grocery store because the price of hamburger is $.50 cheaper here versus there.
Well, folks, I have struck the mother lode of deals. And I'm going to share it with you here.