Since I shopped at Costco for the first time, I’ve been still in shock at their low prices and thinking about it all the time.
I had decided to move out this apartment after getting some signs for that and had narrowed down the possible areas. But none of them has Costco nearby. I can’t give up the pleasure to shop at those low prices. And it’s a rare store where I can get products from the U.S. that I really like. Inside Costco, there is a very small, compact America. It’s the easiest way to visit the U.S., in a way. Now that I knew Costco and became a member, I should move to the area close enough to shop there.
So, my selection of the place to live went back to the starting point. Costco is beginning to take control of my life…
Episode From Surviving in Japan by Hidemi Woods