Cripes I was gone for Husi a while there. They say life comes at you fast. I guess fast means tons of work, stuff to do around the house, hand made wedding invitations, and I’m not at all sure what else.
The House & House Guests
The fiancé and I are in the process of making the house look presentable for the arrival of my mother this week. Mom finished her last round of chemo about a month ago and sounds like she’s doing well. She’s staying for a week and a half… Now I like my mom and all but that’s a LONG time. Fortunately my sister in the area will be taking here for a few days . . . while we host my fiancé’s twin :P
Anyway we can magically park two cars in the garage now that I’ve managed to arrange our stuff just right. It’s amazing how much stuff we need to get rid of that just takes up space and that charities or people in the area want, but we can’t give to them because we cars that can’t transport this stuff in our tiny cars.
Stuff to Get Rid of
A big old 32” TV currently residing in the den that probably should be replaced with a nice small LCD TV before we get rid of it.
A twin bed that several charities say they desperately need. Yet none of them actually can find the time to come pick it up.
An old leather recliner. I’m not sure if anyone wants it, but it needs to go.
I hate to toss some of this stuff out like the bed and the recliner . . . we just don’t have the room for it. People keep telling me “oh don’t throw those things out!” yet nobody actually seems to know what to do with them, and if they do they don’t know how we can get the stuff to them.
As I expected / predicted this year the Twins aren’t doing so well. The good players they have are great, but the bad players are horrible. At least they got their stadium.
I appreciate that people don’t like taxpayer money going toward such a facility. I think that’s a very reasonable stance. Even so I’m happy they’re going to pay to entertain me.
Civ IV: Widescreen
I’ve come to a realization. Civ IV in widescreen . . . AWESOME!
The 40 Year Old Virgin
I watched this movie over the weekend. Was this supposed to be really funny?
I enjoyed the film and would give it a slightly above average rating but I just didn’t think it was as funny as I had heard. It felt like a bunch of scenes sort of grafted together without much cohesiveness and when they went to editing they decided to make up for it by telling the same joke eight times. The jokes were funny the first few times but by the end the funny had run out and I was waiting for it to end.
The fiancé and I went grocery shopping last night. We were going to make enchiladas when we got home. I opened up the beef package ready to cook it and . . . ACK. Worst smell evar! (you are correct if you’re now assuming I’ve never had kids) So we took the meat back and they refunded our money. A replacement from the same shelf just didn’t seem like a good idea.
I suppose that stuff is bound to happen but it is one of those events that makes me wonder how it happened? Also I wonder if I will ever buy meat from that grocery store again despite the numerous good experiences.
I’ll be glad when I can actually get married and be done with it.
The wedding cards were assembled and shipped out. A few things have began disappearing from our registry. The fiancé greatly enjoys logging onto the various sites and looking for who bought what.
Oddly some baby stuff appeared on our registry recently. We did not add that stuff, it just appeared there as if we wanted and someone bought it. I hope it was a computer mistake that will be cleared up shortly. I don’t want anyone to get the wrong idea and start receiving a ton of baby items.
The Honeymoon has been finalized. Thank goodness. We’re staying at the fancy place. This is not exactly my kind of place I would normally stay but it is a honeymoon and if we’re going to splurge it may as well be then. On top of rarely taking a proper vacation … ever, all this other stuff flying around makes me anticipate hanging out at the hotel and in San Diego as if my life depended on it.
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