2) In other shopping news, I did see a jacket I liked. However, I did not like it $600 worth. This whole fiscal responsibility thing may be coming back into fashion, I hear. I also saw an absolutely gorgeous formal dress and didn't even try it on since I can't think of any occasion I would have to wear it for which I couldn't wear any of the other formal dresses I own.
In my youth, I did better at manufacturing occasions.
3) I am offended by people cursing loudly on public transit. The words don't bother me personally, but one really ought not to cuss in public places.