I confess: sometimes I just want things handed to me, silver platter optional. No scrimping, saving, sawbucks or stinginess. Just spend-thriftiness.  Recently, an esteemed colleague dispatched a plea requesting two pairs of used cowboy boots, sizes 11 and 12, for the run of a play. (She designs costumes, and is darn good at it.) She sent this missive… Read More Resourceful.