Re: New to group & DD'ing
- I also watched Oprah and I'm definately interested. I live 1960/I-45
Let's keep in touch.
--- In HoustonDumpsterDivers@yahoogroups.com, "geneandbrenda2004"
> Wells, theres 2 of us in this area of town, lets see what happens
> --- In HoustonDumpsterDivers@yahoogroups.com, "mom2esd" <mom2esd@>
> > Hey, ya'll:
> > I'm new to the group and to DD'ing. I live in the NW part of
> > Houston (I45/Louetta/1960) and would be open to the suggestion
> > seen in other posts about getting together a group. I havealways
> > been interested in DD'ing, just never got around to doing it onmy
> > own. None of the friends I've talked to about are even a tinybit
> > interested in joining me and I think I'd really rather go with aespecially
> > buddy or friend or in a group. Just seems safer to me
> > since it seems like alot or most DD'ing is done after dark.dairy.
> > I'm watching Oprah (today is Wednesday 2-27) right now and she
> > started out talking about "freegans" who DD at grocery stores for
> > perfectly good food ~ all sorts from what I saw on the show:
> > boxed/packaged foods, fresh/perishable foods like fruit & veg,
> > chic, seafood (that one is the only one that scares me!) &
> > When I heard they were DD'ing for food my 1st thoughtmy
> > was GROSS OUT, but after seeing how one woman lives off of food
> > DD and then a group doing a "tour" to DD for food it changed my
> > mind. Seems like grocery stores throw out tons of totally good
> > stuff. I mean PERFECTLY good stuff! Anyone here do this type of
> > DD'ing?
> > FYI: there is a big garage sale on Saturday (3-1-08) at the Klein
> > Instructional Center (4411 Louetta Rd.). I am thinking it will
> > pretty big since the Instructional Center is a fairly large and
> > are signs posted about it all the Klein ISD schools I've
> > passed by (to me that means maybe the staff at the schools are in
> > it also which would make it an even bigger sale, ya know?). In
> > experience sales put on by groups like this areprices
> > usually the best ones: plenty of nice stuff and prices like
> > shouldstore
> > be at a garage sale, kwim? Too many garage sales out there are
> > pricing stuff like its dipped in gold or new & right off the
> > shelf. If I wanted to pay RETAIL prices I'd go to the storeare "experienced"
> > and pay it there~not in someone's drive-way. SHEESH!
> > So anyone who wants to put a group together, let me know cuz I'd
> > to join up w/ ya. It would be nice to join up and DD with folks
> > dont think I'm crazy for wanting to do it AND who
> > at it. I'm a DD'ing virgin!
> > Thanks in advance~
> > LA