After leaving the circle of comfort and sayingMelissa Nickless's column will begin appearing in the print edition of The Switch on June 25.
goodbye to my fellow ex-pats, I stopped by the eye doctor to buy a year’s worth
of disposable contacts while I still had insurance. On the way, I called to make
sure my credit card protection insurance option was active, grabbed a reasonably
price bottle of South African syrah and made plans to head to the unemployment
office in Portland. Maybe not quite in that order.
(Update: I was just going through my Blogroll and came across a plug for Extreme Frugality, W. Hodding Carter's online journal of his family's experiences of living on $550 a month. The first installment can be read here.)
- John C.L. Morgan
Related: Quote, Unquote: W. Hodding Carter (January 30, 2008)