lurine at com-pair.net
Tue Mar 3 11:08:44 EST 2009
I won't know this month because we're stuck in at the moment but each month
EVERYTHING has gone up a minimum of 10%. What really got me last month was
the *big* mustard at Costco. It is now half the size if was last time I
bought it AND $1.50 more in cost!
"Facts don't cease to exist because they are ignored." Aldous Huxley
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lynn Wigglesworth" <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com>
> I wonder what other people are seeing. I suspect that the places that had
> the biggest 'bubbles' are the ones doing the worst now. We never had any
> kind of bubble, and have been in a recession for years, so a recession in
> the larger world is barely noticed here.
> We have two supermarkets here, and they are in a price war. There have
> some layoffs at Trucklite, which supplies the auto industry, but on the
> other hand, they are revamping the little local 'mall' that had been
> shut down for years. They've expanded it (added 2 new
> moved into one store, and something I've never heard of, but sounds like a
> non-profit group moved into the other. Still a lot of empty space in that
> mall, though...even the video store closed.
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