The day I bought steak with my food stamps

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I cried every night, the week before I finally applied for food stamps. I was so ashamed. Food stamps are for losers, people who make stupid, irresponsible choices, people who want to live a life of luxury while other people work hard to pick up the slack. This I knew.We were homeschooling, because the schools in our town were wretched. We were in that town because we were renting a house from my brother-in-law, because we had been evicted from our previous apartment, because the landlord … [Read more...]

Ten pleasures that Gwyneth Paltrow will never know

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2. The invisible, celebratory fireworks that explode in your head when the credit card machine says, "APPROVED." Read the rest at the Register.  Image via Wikimedia Commons … [Read more...]


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