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  • Victualing is grocery shopping of a different kind

    Posted on March 8th, 2009 Michiel de Boer No comments

    When it comes to groceries, I’m not really a planner. Or volume buyer. I never had a Costco or Sam’s Club membership, and I intend to keep it that way. I don’t need 48 rolls of kitchen towel, nor do I have the space to store them. I’m not interested in saving a couple of bucks on a dozen steak value pack, even if I had the appetite or the freezer to handle them. I’d rather walk down to the local store and get my supplies for the day (or two). There’s one big exception though. And that is victualing for a prolonged stay at sea. Victualing? Who uses that term? Sailors do.

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