Damn it, Achter, you hit me again. Who knew there were four panels that could sum up my childhood.
West Michigan isn't as "thrifty" as it used to be (anyone remember the Woolworth's on River? Big Ten on US 31?). But the area does have thatnostalgicflair for the, uhm, cheaper pleasures in life. Something I'm dealing with right now, trying to get the folks a hotel room in the good ole' Double-A
Oh, and John, we need to get you set up with a blog. Seriously; if anyone needs a venue to get stuff off his chest (intelligently, I might add), you're the one. Email me, man. (P.S. I might want the dirt on former employers.