Thursday, October 06, 2011

Rational thinking.

A small victory, AGL refunded the $30 it took out of my account and in only 3 days.
Since it was coming but not in the account yet, I deliberated about buying a new book.
I mean it's a book on 'Sea Glass', big with pictures.

$37.40.

4 copies of New Scientist which I read and keep one article.
3 copies of Gourmet Traveller which I read but am too lazy to cook from.
10 copies of trashy gossip tabloids which takes me 10 minutes to read.
1 box of chocolates from San Churro. Not allowed.
1 meal at the Pub.
10 minutes on a pokie machine.

Up against a book that I will read at least 5 times the minute I get it and will keep for the next ten years and look at constantly.
I really need it, I don't know enough about sea glass except for one post I made here.

It will make me happy, $37.40 for a happy.
Click Buy.
Yes, the happy is kicking in immediately.

8 comments:

Andrew said...

No doubt we will hear more about sea glass.

Lord Sedgwick said...

AGL. Gotta luv 'em. We're looking after the kid's stuff whilst they're away swanning around every state in the USA in 80 days.

Their AGL A/C arrived on 19 Sept 2011, with information on the account advising that the next reading was scheduled for between 19 Sept 2011 and 23 Sept 2011. ?!?!

I had a short sharp interchange with the Press 1, Press 2, Press 3 etc functionary. I was chided for my *language* by this 20-something. Red rag to a bull!

"You think THAT was *language*, try this on for size young fella me barely out nappies lad."

Appropriate (and well warranted) obscenities ensued

The Elephant's Child said...

I am so happy you made that decision. Looking forward to many, many posts from it.

JahTeh said...

Do I detect a Shirl tone of boredom involving my excellent glass posts? After all I read your tram posts with bated breath, can't wait for the next one.

MiLord Sedgwick, it's obviously the lower classes getting back at the crapostockcrasy. I was immediately handed to a supervisor with gushing apologies. I admit to some crawling and old age pensionering but a supervisor, go me.

EC, I'd never heard of sea glass but it's very big in the States, with all that coastline. Some comes ashore after a storm and it can be 100 years old. I was amazed at some of the jewellery made from it.

River said...

You've piqued my interest now JahTeh. I'm going to have to get a book on Sea Glass so I can see this for myself. I wonder which of my many libraries has a copy? We have miles of coastline here too, we should get sea glass in Aus. surely?

JahTeh said...

River, we probably would get some in the bay but in America they've been dumping bottles and garbage offshore for years and the storms bring it back.
Search Jewellery at the top of the blog and it should give you the post I made.

JahTeh said...

Lord Sedgwick, I also received a letter with apology and credit to my account.
*raspberries*

Middle Child said...

Did you buy it??? Did you? Did you?