Monday is my late night – I meet up with some buddies and don’t get home until around 10 pm. But for some reason tonight, I was full of energy. I did some laundry, vacuumed, made enough chilli for dinner AND lunch, and put the laundry away all before I had to pick up Mike from the skytrain just after midnight. That is the bonus of a small house, the chores get done in a snap. Except laundry. That seems to go on forever and it seems to build up really quickly. Oh, and putting it all away takes FOREVER. Lately I’ve just been playing podcasts (Mohr Stories and Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast) and putting all those clothes where they belong.
Side note: Mohr Stories sometimes has “adult language” but Gilbert Gottfried has all the strong languages and all the swears. I’m just warning you because my mom does not like to listen to too many swears (and neither does my Grandma). If you don’t like potty mouths, don’t listen to Gilbert. But if you do like that sort of thing, you’ll like him a lot. Especially when he interviewed Weird Al and Danny Aiello. I wait with baited breath for his podcast to come out all week.
Sadly, housework makes for a boring blog post. I don’t even do anything fancy when cleaning up – it’s just doing dishes and laundry with as much environmentally friendly products as possible.
Tomorrow I’m home right after work. There will be sewing.
There will be sewing.
I took this photo of the lilacs yesterday in New Westminster in the neighbourhood that time forgot. It was taken in the front yard of a proper house, with a short, white picket fence. I couldn’t help but notice the sizeable backyard (and lawn) and I could hear that someone was playing the piano from inside the house. AWWW! Nice! And old school, too. Lovely.
I celebrated this Sunday in style. And by, “in style” I mean lazing on the couch for most of the day watching Daredevil. STUPID KINGPIN! I’ve never thought of myself as a person who has to choose a favourite Superhero, but I have a new one now. It’s Daredevil. He reminds me of a book I read over and over as a kid – The Miracle Worker – all about Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. After a very shaky start, Helen Keller was pretty amazing all around, but no one ever knew that in the beginning. I know it’s a weird comparison, but I hadn’t thought of that book in ages until watching this show.
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I don’t often hang out with toddlers, but when I do, I am always surprised how fast they can run and how far they can go. They’re just little! How can they scramble away so quickly? I just turned around for a second. And why aren’t they tired already? This little guy was running around in circles for a good time. He really was!
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Well, it’s not quite summer yet, today was a chilly one. There was rain, there was wind, and there were tulips falling apart. DARN. I hate it went the blooms are spent.
Oh well. The cycle of life.
I had full intentions of coming straight home after work, doing laundry, cutting fabric and making some dinner. I didn’t get any of it done except for making the dinner. I am so tired I can barely keep my eyes open right now. I think this week has done me in. In the last 7 days, I was part of a portfolio show, took photos at a work soccer tournament on Sunday, and then this week all fashion shows all the time. PHEW! So many good times.
Then today, I found out that my previous boss was in the newspaper with an article written about tips on how to use LinkedIn better for your job search. Here’s the article. AND, the photo you see of Dorothy? I took that earlier this month! Yay! And I’ve got a few more LinkedIn head shot booked in that near future.
So, you just never know you’ll meet again.
And try to be nice to your boss when you leave. She just may hire you to do a job in the future.
You never know!