Booking Through Thursday: Comfort Food
Okay . . . picture this (really) worst-case scenario: It’s cold and raining, your boyfriend/girlfriend has just dumped you, you’ve just been fired, the pile of unpaid bills is sky-high, your beloved pet has recently died, and you think you’re coming down with a cold. All you want to do (other than hiding under the covers) is to curl up with a good book, something warm and comforting that will make you feel better.
What do you read?
Something with a happy ending.
Addendum: Perhaps the purpose of this meme is to actually name specific books, but when I’m feeling bad, the last thing I want to do is to reread stuff.
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The Thursday Threesome: Right on Target
Onesome: Right– around the corner from where I live (or work) there’s this neat little…
It’s not so little. I can walk a couple blocks to visit the arboretum and botanical gardens.
Twosome: on– the other hand, I’ll travel clear across town to…
I’ll travel clear across town to the next town just to go to the Safeway there. Sure, there’s a Safeway in my town, but there’s just something off about it. I can’t really put my finger on it even though on the surface, the two stores look the same. Ambiance?
Threesome: Target– or Walmart? Nah, no contest. How about Target or Mervyn’s? Hmmm… That would limit us to clothes, but that’s okay, go for it! (No, Macy’s isn’t eligible…)
I’ve never heard of Mervyn’s and I wouldn’t go into a Macy’s because I hate the pseudo-snobbishness of department stores. I feel sort of weird going into Walmart as well–I only go when I already have something specific in mind so I spend as little time as possible in the store. As for Target, there aren’t any in these parts.
Actually, it should be obvious for any longtime readers of this blog that I don’t care for any sort of store. Except for bookstores.