It was a rainy and dreary day, but I got a lot done. I dropped off our family's flower sale order at the church S.M. goes to. I went to Whole Foods and got a free birthday cupcake and 15% off fresh fruits and vegetables. I got Cara-Cara oranges on sale, and d'Anjou pears, though those turned out to be cheaper at our regular grocery store. I got bananas, which were the same price as at our regular store. I got the satsuma mandarins again. I stopped to get gasoline, then headed home.
Mom went out to a store she likes for their "Cheap Chicken" Mondays and their rye bread. She found out that the chicken is no longer cheap on Mondays, and they were out of rye bread. That trip of hers was pretty much a bust.
M., B. and R.'s regular home health aide, called me and clarified the hours I'd be working daily during the month that he's in Africa. At least the guys know I'll be able to work during that time.
Mom and I went to a small grocery store. It had gladiolus and lily bulbs on sale for a small fraction of the cost that the specialty mail-order places have them. I made a mental note of that. We went home and had lunch, then went to the library. Mom read Booklist and Christian Century to see what books might be good for the church library. I tried to tutor A.N., but I don't think I'm providing what she wants. We tried working on the computer for a while, but that didn't work out very well. The circulation desk person who checked a CD set about English pronunciation out to me said that CDs wouldn't work on the library computers, that there was a CD player in the multi-media section to play CDs on. I will let the reference librarians know.
After A.N. and I called it a day, Mom and I went to our regular grocery store. That was a productive trip.