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Shopping with a Friend

If men liked shopping, they'd call it research. --Cynthia Nelms On Saturday (yesterday), I had a wonderful outing with Amy Golightly, my son's (Eric Brown) girlfriend. Better to do something than sit around home, thinking about how much I hurt and what a bummer that we couldn't go to the Merkel picnic in Willow Grove, PA, two hours away. I really wanted to go. My injury is odd in that it's more comfortable to walk around than to sit for long periods of time. Slow walk in mall and stores = no problem. CAREFUL walk on the treadmill = no problem. Sitting on my posterior = PAIN!!! Bending over = PAIN!!! Laying flat = Depends on position. It was neat going out with Amy and just chatting about, well, you know, girl stuff. Jerry joined us for lunch, but we decided that the rest of the day would be just the girls and sent him home. We headed for T.J. Maxx and Home Goods, places I have visited but not often. I bought a heart-shaped onyx heart, two tops, bath salts, and an ergono

Thought for the Day--February 25, 2011: Shopping and Eating Out in Skopje

Pir-V in Skopje, Macedonia __________________________________ Don't forget to take outside walks. The treadmill may be convenient, but it can be boring as well. In Skopje, walking is such a pleasure--lots of places to see. Today, we went to the center of Skopje and visited some of my favorite shops in center city. One of my absolute faves is Pir-V (now renamed, but I can't remember the new name): A superb collection of antiques, bric-a-brac, Yugolav relics, books, medals and more. Find it hidden slightly away in the big empty courtyard to the northwestern corner of [City Gallery in the square] They also have a small shop, recently opened, in the Turkish Market. I bought a stone necklace and bracelet and a lovely textile that has gold threading woven throughout. We also ate at a lovely mall restaurant called Anatoljias, where they serve outstanding "skara" (grilled meat), both tasty and nutritious. I ordered marinated chicken on a skewer. One of the s

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