Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

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Austerity measures ;-)

I spent more money last month than normal: my Oregon Coast trip, gifts for people ranging from octoberland to The Decemberists's Colin Meloy (Caitlin novels represennnnnt!), donations both to shadesong's upcoming web comic (and by the way, I wasn't the only one) and to mslaynie's send-my-son-to-camp-for-kids-with-diabetes fund, plus the week-to-week purchasing that I always do.

Now, I vow, I'm slowing down my use of monies. For one, it's a good habit. For another, I'm preparing for some traveling.

I may have mentioned it before, but I'll take time off in early August to go to San Francisco, and then on the first Saturday of the month I'll see my cousin Walter marry his longtime lady-of-his-life Sasky.

And after that, I might have some other reasons for saving my money now so that money can be spent later.

I smile, enigmatically.

(One thing this means is, my gifts to people are going to be less grand for a bit, more like photos and newspaper clippings than Oregon Coast-bought salmon and BPAL. Or maybe I could write poems for people...)

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