sometimes I want to shop [day 217]

Sometimes I have a desire to shop.  Not because I need anything, but because I just feel like it.  Maybe it’s because I was raised that way or because it’s the cultural norm, or maybe because it’s human nature.  I don’t know exactly.

I still shop on eBay and craigslist, only for used stuff though, as these online sites are inundated with new stuff.   These sites started as a place to sell used things, but retailers quickly caught on to the extra venue to sell things inexpensively, and to a wide audience.  That’s not bad, but it does make shopping for used things a little more challenging.

This desire irritates me.  I don’t like it.  I do, on occasion, give into it.  I go shopping at the thrift store or poke around on craigslist.  I don’t buy much on craigslist, mostly because I don’t need anything.  I do buy things at the thrift store, but even there my shopping habits have changed.  I don’t make impulse buys anymore, I don’t buy stuff just because it’s inexpensive and I don’t buy things unless I have an immediate purpose for it.  My garage is still filled with “things I’m going to alter”, much of it that I’ve had for years.

Maybe if I can figure out this desire to want something new, or something I don’t have, then I can combat it.  I have some ideas…

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About jody wissing

I'm a person just trying to matter in a crazy world.
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One Response to sometimes I want to shop [day 217]

  1. Ozz says:

    OMG!!!! You’re human *gasp*

    ~Ozz~

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