Twenty-five dollars and twenty-six cents.
For postage and a padded envelope at the Post Office.
At Weber Chevron.
For several birthday cards at Benjie’s.
Which comes to a grand total of $89.74.
There went that $100 bill.
And that was just yesterday.
Today spent $75.78 on wine at Sandstone Cellars Winery.
Gifts to go with those birthday cards.
$8.61 for lunch at Square Plate.
And $8.00 for deluxe car wash at Laserwash 4000.
Yep, we’re in high cotton now.
Hye, Texas too.
Had to meet a client there.
(Between Johnson City and Stonewall.)
Ran into Wally World to grab a few things.
Next day ate a relaxing lunch outside at Santos Taqueria.
Santos isn’t the only place to dine al fresco.
Several provide outdoor eating.Nacho’s Café.
Texas Deadwood BBQ.
Tres Caminos even has a table outside.
And across the road from Northside Café, you can sit and eat at Comanche Creek Park.
For less than $5, Northside serves a Loaded Baked Potato the size of your shoe.
$65 got the yard mowed, weed-eated, and weeded.
$21.65 got Buster a bath at Reigning Cats & Dogs.
$56 got him rabies and vaccine shots at Hill Country Veterinary Hospital.$3 got him a license from the City of Mason.
Licensed to kill, no.
Licensed to be a Canine-American, yes.
The cost for canine food: $38.
The cost for canine companionship:
Renee Walker is an author, poet, and real estate broker on the square