Tazo Zen green tea (not pictured) (25 cents per serving).
McCann's steel-cut oatmeal (36 cents per serving), organic raisins (41 cents per serving), fat-free milk (27 cents per serving). Breakfast: $1.29
A banana (36 cents):
At last I have finished the macadamia nuts (72 cents per ounce):
Peanut butter (28 cents per 2 tbsp.) on whole-wheat bread (46 cents per 2 slices) with 2 cups of skim milk (54 cents per 2 servings). I'm regressing.
A local McIntosh apple (75 cents):
Whole-wheat pasta (80 cents per 2 servings) with homemade sauce adapted from Jane Brody's Good Food Book (about $1 per 2 servings) .
Total for the day: $6.20. Good? Bad? What do you think?
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.