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Stop buying books and magazines for at least six months (until December 31, 2009) (read all 6 entries…)

Last weekend was torturous. I work as a volunteer at my library’s book sale and was counting the books people bought to give them the amount they owed. I had to see all those lucky people buying books when I couldn’t buy any. Then, when my shift was over, I saw on the sales table the latest book by an author I like (for only $1.50!). But I passed it by, telling myself I’d find it again in the future, or I could check it out of the library. I ended up not even leaving my home last Sunday, because I knew if I did I would somehow manage to make my way back to the booksale, where everything would then be half-price. I didn’t think I could resist that so I just stayed away entirely.



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