RE: Reading Time with Market Friday

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Funny, I was just telling our youngest the story of how I got scammed (in a Zayre's parking lot, no less...lol) by a cute guy when I was around 17 years old. He was selling magazine subscriptions to help pay for college - remember when that was a thing? Long story short (too late), I never did get the magazines, but he cashed my check (which had my home address and phone number on it). And I knew better, but couldn't resist the allure of those glossy publications... (yeah, that's how I'm spinning it 🤣).

I got out of the print media habit back about a decade ago, when we downsized to move into a camper fulltime, and even after moving back into a "normal" house about a year later, I didn't feel the urge to pick it back up again. Though your beautiful photos are certainly tempting.

Oh, and here's my contribution this week (which started off as a contribution back in September 2019...lol!) -

https://peakd.com/hive-134671/@traciyork/a-flashback-friday-visit-to-mckinnons-market-for-marketfriday

Hope you have a great weekend ahead, and given the season, may you always have brandy tea to warm you when you're chilly. 😄



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Those were the days, weren't they? Even as late as 10 years ago they were still selling magazines and parking lots and going door-to-door. Can you believe that? Like that hasn't been done for the last seventy years? I can remember when I was a little kid college students coming to our door and wanting my parents to support them through college or Peace Corps or or or. There's always something. I'm pretty sure if he was not so cute it wouldn't have been a big issue and you'd still have that check. So funny you little hottie!!

You can spin it however you like, me and the cute dude know different.

I think people are misunderstanding me and this entire family is huge on everything online. I mean I was young but I can remember trash80 and I have one. I think they came from Radio Shack in quickly upgraded to 286. So I've been around computers all my life oh, but there's still something about those glossy pictures and the feel of a magazine. I like to look at the photography once in a magazine that I can bend the pages and take them with me. I still love looking through National Geographic and I love the the different scuba magazines that we have. I have lived in a trailer and guess what? I did that with the three kids and we spent a year homeschooling and Road tripping . We saw every state there was and we studied each one too. I pay so little for the magazine said it's worth it for me to indulge in it, and then after it's all done, we go donate them to retirement villages and rest homes. It's a win-win. Wait I'm getting an old contribution? Isn't that sort of like recycling except not? I mean it's sort of recycled because you were going to put it out but you didn't so I guess it's not. Okay we'll call it a draw. LOL I can hardly wait to see it. Will I recognize you? Oh my God, skip the tea and just throw that bottle of brandy over here. I won't tell a soul. I was just put it on the blockchain. Good night my friend, the post will be read tomorrow as I have the whole day off. Mazel Tov, yes?

Thank you so much for taking part in emerging Friday and for leaving your generous comment and yes I forgot to tell you I do know all about Zayre's. Did you forget I lived in New Hampshire? Anyway thank you so much and I appreciate you dropping your link and also for sending the traffic my way. Bless your heart! 💖

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