Monday Check-In

Photo credit: Mike, CC BY 2.0.

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to check in with our weekend spending.

On Friday evening, I spent $30 on a Lyft ride to my parents’ house. My dad drove me back to my apartment afterwards, and we both agreed that this was still way cheaper than my getting a car.

On Saturday, I estimated that I would spend $10 on a new bus pass and spend $4 printing my headshot for an audition. It didn’t end up raining after all, so I rode my bike instead of taking the bus — but I spent $6.34 on printing, because in addition to my headshot I had to reprint my sheet music and resume after getting hair dye on them. (There was a bit of dye residue on my glasses, and I put my glasses on my stack of papers. You get the idea.)

Saturday was such a beautiful day that, after five days of continuous rain, I didn’t want to go back to my apartment. Instead I went to the community center to hang out and spent $9 on food.

Sunday was also a beautiful day and I could have ridden my bike to the auditions, but I decided to wear a dress that wasn’t conducive to biking (some are, if the skirt is neither too short nor too long) and spent $27.21 on a Lyft there and an Uber back.

Also, I spent $29.99 on the first three Anne of Green Gables miniserieses. I did not buy 2009’s Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning because I watched the trailer and was all “how did Anne’s parents’ letters end up under the floorboards at Green Gables, and why is her father still alive and in jail when the text clearly states he died when Anne was three months old and NOPE NOPE NOPE.” (Also, the fact that Sullivan Entertainment sells the Anne series in packages of either three or four suggests that they understand a lot of us don’t want the fourth one. It doesn’t even have Megan Follows in it!)

Total spending: $102.54.

How about you?


Support The Billfold on Patreon

The Billfold continues to exist thanks to support from our readers. Help us continue to do our work by supporting us on Patreon.

Become a Patron!

Comments