Check books out of the library instead of buying them. . . . New releases of hard-cover novels cost $25 and more these days. If you buy just two a month, that’s $600 a year.
—From “Ten Sure Ways to Trim Your Budget,” in the News.
Having attended a conference at her Taos home years back (and remembering vividly the bathroom windows painted by D.H. Lawrence), I’m particularly fond of the pronouncement of “Ms. Mabel Dodge Luhan (dec’d)” on the matter.