These four things represent different ways of going about things.
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Socks can come from anywhere. I tend to go to some godless chain store that is destroying all good things in the universe, like say a Walmart, and just buy a package with a lot of cheap socks. On the other hand, when someone gave me a gift certificate to Sock Dreams it meant that I got some fucking fantastic socks with quality I'd never set out to get myself.
So, yeah, wide range of socks.
Wide range of ways people can help with them.
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They haven't been replaced with a new model, they're flat out gone.
I think this is as close as I can come. Men's because the women's ones are offered in crap colors. Of course this requires me to learn my shoe size again. The super old shoe I dug up from the era when I had good shoes is a 10 1/2 wide (also men's), but I honestly have no idea if that was the right size or more like "Close enough".
It's also the sort of thing I'd probably never buy for myself because there are other places where the $99 might reasonably go. At the moment I'm primarily focusing on paying down high interest debt, for example.
I'll probably end up buying cheap shoes when someone is able to take me to a place that has them.
Of course, money grubbing person that I am, I'll point out that it's possible to get me an LL Bean gift card (apparently it'd get sent straight to my email cpw [at] maine [dot] rr [dot] com.) It's interesting to me that they say "never expires" like that matters. This is Maine (they're based in Freeport) and it's illegal to have a gift card expire here. Unless the company goes bankrupt, the gift card will be good.
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Oil I've already ordered, I should get a price quote within the next 24 hours. I expect it to be around $300-ish. Only way to help me with that is a donation.
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Food is . . . complicated. Even as I get more and more able to do things, food preparation is still not on the list. So I've been ordering things delivered.
That's simple and straight-forward enough, I need money just like with the oil. (Also expensive as all fuck.)
Where it gets complicated is that I don't know what delivers around her, general internet services to hook you up with delivery places don't know much of anywhere either, and . . . yeah.
Anyone know the delivery scene in the greater Portland area in Maine?
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I want various impossible things, like to be able to go back on my hormones now as opposed to waiting until it's safe (because this demi-depressed state fucking sucks.)
But on the possible side of things, I mostly want interactive fiction. I want to go to other worlds and do other things and make noticeable progress toward clear goals. I want a vacation from the real because it's kind of sucking. Hell, it sucked before I broke my ankle.
I want Kingdom Hearts with the two items on the PS4 wishlist representing nine-ish games of content between them (only six playable) and the three on the list for the 3DS (which I theoretically will have) representing the playable versions of the two unplayable games, and one that had different gameplay mechanics after the system switch. (Thing nine is an original, as in never a game, cinematic thing delivered in the same way as the two non-playable games.)
I want Breath of the Wild, and to a lesser extent Dishonored 2 which is on the same list and apparently on sale.
I want to be able to immerse myself in other places, other times, other worlds, other people, other everything, because I'm stuck one room most of the time with little that I can do.
I do have non-interactive fiction potential getaways too. There's a reason that Deep Red is the top movie on this list that I'd forgotten existed until Ana asked me if I could put useful stuff on a wishlist. That reason is that it's been far too long, I barely remember the movie, and I decided to try to sort the damned list. Is the list sorted? Only the stuff that comes above the puzzles.
Get beyond that and there's a lot of "Whut?" and fair amount of, "Ok, I'll grant that this seemed like a good idea at the time, but HOW did it seem like a good idea at the time?" And also no hierarchy whatsoever.
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