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Tuesday, August 23, 2005
shopped to death
This month is unlike any other. I couldn't remember shopping for so many stuff. I am absolutely broke. Remember that budget I had that was only enough for one more week of food, gas and parking? Gone. It's a good thing that my dad gave me this pre-paid card worth 500 bucks of gas (free from the renewal of the car insurance). I went to a another sale.

Powerbooks is on sale. Until the end of the month, it's 20-70% off on books. The bookworm in me went berzerk. And of course the shopaholic could not wait until payday. Keeping in mind that I had very limited cash (and naked of any credit powers), I limited my purchases to two books:

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

The plot just lures. Now I just have to finish The Athenian Murders as fast (but savoringly so) as I can.
dezphaire strapped in @ 12:05 PM  

10 Comments:

  • At 11:57 PM, Blogger Sapphire Dreams said…

    Wow! The month is flying by so fast! Parang kelan lang nalaman ko na may sale this month. I wanna go book shopping but have no time at all!!! Waaaaaah!!! I shall make it a point to go na this weekend. Swear!

     
  • At 5:04 AM, Blogger Naomi said…

    no books for me at this time plssss, patayin nyo na lang ako!!!!! =)

     
  • At 10:10 AM, Blogger dreaming-neko said…

    wow! that's some self-control you got there :)

    i'm all desire...

     
  • At 10:16 AM, Blogger dreaming-neko said…

    and oh! thanks for the link! i'll be reading you :)

     
  • At 11:08 AM, Blogger dezphaire said…

    Cat: don't worry, National Bookstore's sale is until 2nd week of September - so you've got more time there!

    Naomi: but why?!? ako... mamatay na akong nagbabasa ng best-sellers kaysa ng mga competitive and business analysis (ick).

    dreaming-neko: uhh... did you mean that sarcastically? haha. self control is a come-and-go concept for me.

     
  • At 11:33 AM, Blogger Naomi said…

    geee.. with all those medical surgical nursing books, traumatic!

     
  • At 11:34 AM, Blogger Naomi said…

    PS
    whether u like it or not, i linked u na sis! i like u, singganda kita! ajehjeh.. =)

     
  • At 11:15 AM, Blogger dreaming-neko said…

    ...but you did keep it down to 2 books!

    well, self-control is over-rated anyways... shopping, coffee, readers are much more fun :)

     
  • At 12:34 AM, Blogger asphaire 許泰莎 said…

    aha!!! u bought the name of the rose naaaa!!! unahan tayo!!! haha

     
  • At 2:43 PM, Blogger dezphaire said…

    dreaming-neko: that is true. i had the grandest time yesterday evening with my Somoza novel and a cup of good brewed coffee.

    asphaire: bru i'm now reading "The Historian" - and people mistake it for a biology textbook (remember that big green thing). i don't know when i'm going to finish that...

     

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