The small things in life

image

Through hard word, determination, and a lot of running around town to meet sellers, I’ve managed to get all of my course literature for my Fall semester second hand. I even talked two of the sellers into lowering their asking price.

I’m surprised I was so successful in getting my books second hand, because I had no such luck during my previous two semesters. And let me tell you, buying the books at full price is expensive.

A quick bit of math shows I’ve made a savings of 550 kr (that’s US$82 / €67 / A$78), those are some pretty comforting numbers. Not to mention, I got the books right away and will be spared the anxiety of tardy shipping (which pained me last year).

It’s always the small things in life that make a difference.

About these ads

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

One response to “The small things in life”

  1. winterlust says :

    Go you! That’s an awesome saving!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 87 other followers

%d bloggers like this: