(1) remembering that this too shall pass
(2) drive-thru doughnut shops
(3) upscale supermarkets
I don't know about where you live, but if you go shopping here in the District, there's a 5-cent surcharge on bags if they have to give you one ... whether it's the supermarket, Target, CVS... wherever. On the other hand, they (the Giant supermarket, at least) give you a 5-cent credit if you have your own bag. How much sense does that make??
Sometimes my naughty streak just has to come out... I went to the Giant the other day and at the checkout counter I whipped out a Wegman's bag - the clerk was google-eyed! Now tell me ... if you had a choice of bags, which would you choose??
And here's what happens when you take lots of meaningless pictures for your blog: