January 22

January 26, 2012 at 5:06 pm | Posted in Me, Transylvania | 3 Comments
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January 22: Change is good.
In Romania (and many parts of Europe), if you want a shopping cart at the store, you must put in a 50-cent piece to unlock one from the herd. After you put your groceries in your car, you return your cart and get your coin back. It’s genius, isn’t it? No money lost. No wandering carts. Win-win. Every time I pop my coin in the slot, I wish we had this system in the States!


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  1. Aldi stores do it that way.

  2. Stacia, I am with you! I wish all stores would do this. It’s one of my big pet peeves…carts everywhere and sometimes into my car.

  3. […] seat. But not before one of the girls noticed our cache of change for parking meters and shopping carts. Bani? she asked as she stretched across me. I shoved a few silver coins into her hand and pushed […]

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