I don’t know if it’s because I never had much growing up or because I try to save as much as possible now, but I’m careful with my money. You can call it stingy or cheap, but it’s not, really. It’s just always being aware of how much I’m spending, unlike the many people in this city who can go out and buy food and drinks all night without paying attention to how much money they’re parting with.
So when I’m with a group, I hate the split–you know, the time at the end of the meal when someone proposes to split the check evenly, and everyone goes along with it because it’s too awkward to say anything. Read the rest of this entry »