So, THIS happened tonight. We had to trade in the Opera Car – named because of all the of noise she was making. There were screeching noises and what sounded like we were dragging a huge safe behind the car. That’s it for lunches out for about a bazillion months (I read the contract! I’m pretty sure it was for a bazillion months). The Bagdad Cafe will miss me, I’m sure. And now I should start a, “how to make fun lunches for a bazillion months” because I really don’t like lunch duty. BUT! These are good problems to have. Well, not so much for the Bagdad Cafe (I’ll still visit every now and then) but for us, it’s worth it. I don’t have to worry about the car conking out on the way to Quilting Bee now – the number 1 priority. Hooray!
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Well. That was a lunchbag letdown. We watched the Season Finale of the House of Cards and I was loving it up until the last minute of the last episode. I won’t spoil it. But. LAME. I certainly hope this “cliffhanger” will be addressed in a clever/smart way in the next season. But for now, just know I loved and enjoyed 99.99% of the third season. I’ll focus on that part, not that last teensy, tiny, little piece at the end. I think that’s fair. And, this show I have loved as much as The Sopranos. I KNOW! That much!
After watching that, I remembered that I had taken some photos of a different show a couple of weeks ago and forgot to post them. Perfect! This is the spooky Bates Motel House, located in the suburb of Aldergrove/Langley. The day we went out was sunny and lovely and there were people on the set, but I don’t think any of the actors were there.
This pretend spook house is very cool from this distance. We did drop by one other time, but the show was on hiatus and the house was all boarded up and fenced off. This time the set was looking very good and there were some older cars (I’d say from the 70’s) parked outside the Bates Motel. Like this VW Bug:
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I took a walk today on my lunch break and enjoyed the sunny sun and the chilly air. It was a teensy bit chilly. I could feel it thought my jean jacket. *Dodging tomatoes and heads of lettuce from out East!*
Anyway, I headed out for a quick jaunt toward the library and found this breakfast & brunch place that we need to try on a Saturday. There were waffles in there. I saw them! Faturday talk on a Tuesday? Oof. I am out of things to blog about tonight, I think.
How’s the quilt binding coming a long? It’s not. I have to get to that tomorrow. It’s still in pieces. Whoops.
Am I distracted by House of Cards? Yes. Very. Francis Underwood is a very bad man.
And I love it!
Only two more episodes to go. We are savouring each one and not rushing through them.
Wait? Only 2?
Today work was bonkers. Then really good. My work day ended on a very good note. That’s all I will say about that. But man, there were a few hours in between when I was all, “Whoa. Now what?” and then I thought, “What would Frances Underwood do?”. Just kidding. I’d never run for president and he did some VERY dangerous actions in and around the public transit system (NOT SAFE!), so I just drank coffee and responded to many emails and then things sorted themselves out.
I am so glad to be home right now watching House of Cards. I had to stay in Vancouver until after 8:30, so I didn’t get home until around 10 pm. Blogging, looking at these blossoms (photo taken in the parking lot of a bank in Surrey. LOLS! Such beauty!) and watching the best show I’ve watched (since Broadchurch) is yet another high note ending. Hooray!
I have a couple of photo shoots coming up and I need to take a trip down to Medina Cafe to scope it out because one of the events will be there. I have a few things on my To Do list for the next few weeks.
With any luck, the nice weather will hold out and I’ll get some good photos.
We’ll see tomorrow.