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Friday, November 14, 2008 - Oneonta NY

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The weather is closing in and it's time to get a move on

About 1:30 today I finally got things arranged on the home front to the point where I could take off. I didn't get far today.

First on the agenda was a stop at All Season's RV Center in Pittsfield MA to get my propane tank topped up and from there I headed west through Albany NY and then down I-88 as far as Oneonta NY where I holed up in the Walmart parking lot for the night.

Night camp

Wal-Mart Parking Lot in Oneonta NY

Wal-Mart Supercenter in Oneonta NY

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #2262, 5054 State Hwy 23, Oneonta, NY 13820 - (607) 431-9557

Shopping for sensation

The purest example of human shopping I know of can be seen by watching a child go through life touching absolutely everything. You’re watching that child shop for information, for understanding, for knowledge, for experience, for sensation. Especially for sensation, otherwise why would he have to touch or smell or taste or hear anything twice? Keep looking: Watch a dog. Watch a bird. Watch a bug. You might say the ant is searching for suitable food. I say he is shopping.

From Why We Buy by Paco Underhill