Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Winsome Wednesday


My bugg ran out of batteries so that is why there is not activity after 6:00 p.m. Calories were up a little as I had a corn dog as a snack.

Had another NSV which was way cool. I have a black blazer that I have hung onto for the last 10+ years but have never worn it. It is one of those timeless items and I just could not bear to part with it. Well I am glad I kept it because now it fits and it looks good! (IMHO) I did take out the big ol' shoulder pads though.

Totally unrelated topic but I have some pretty nice neighbors. There are only 8 units in the building and I have met everyone already. They are all friendly and one has been especially sweet. Her name is Angela and she is 81 years old. She brought over a grocery sack of food and has also given me some persimmons and lemons. She speaks Spanish and I have been wanting to learn so she has been expanding my vocabulary and I have helped her with her English. Win-Win. The only bummer is the guy upstairs. His name is Big Dave and he is the manager. He is a nice guy but he and his friends make a whole bunch of racket and apparently have no regard for anyone around them. I did know this moving in but it has been pretty smooth up until last night. I will learn to deal with it by either wearing earplugs or putting on soft music. Oh well... Until next time...

9 comments:

  1. Hey Katie, congrats on the new apartmant. Having great neighbors is a big plus. From my experience being in a down stairs apartment you get to hear all the noise from above, maybe where a headset with some peaceful music (=

    Well, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you that when I first happened upon your blog it was a huge inspiration for me. I love how you post your "bugg" info up everyday.(I may steal that idea) It was funny because someone had given me the bugg and I had no clue what it was but when I got it all set-up I reconized the screen from your page (=

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  2. Quickly popping in to say good night...am off to bed now - have just walked in from the WW meeting and am so tired...Have a good day that side of the world kate xx

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  3. Terrific NSV! Fitting into old clothes is fun - a new wardrobe addition (& obviously something you already liked!) for free. :)

    Learning Spanish from the neighbor sounds cool! Have fun with that.

    Bummer 'bout the noisy neighbor...and you can't even complain much since he is the manager. :P
    Hopefully the music/ear plugs will work for you.

    Have a great week!
    Lynn

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  4. Rude neighbors- so annoying. But you have a kind heart and are nice about it. I would probably be banging on the walls and ceilings with broomsticks to get them to shut up!

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  5. What nice neighbors. Especially Angela for bringing over the food and lemons & persimmons. Never ate a persimmon before but I hear people bake with them. Urgh...sorry I brought up baking.

    My daughter just got a bugg and she loves it. Its a little too expensive for me and I will totally obsess over it but maybe later.

    Glad to hear you are enjoying your new digs.

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  6. What a great NSV!

    Glad that you have such nice neighbors - Angela sounds like a real sweetie. Persimmons - I haven't thought about those since I was a kid, but they must have grown all over Santa Clara because they were a big deal (along with apricots and almonds). Hmmm...thanks for the memories tonight!

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  7. Congrats on an excellent NSV!

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  8. Congrats on the blazer! Woo-hoo!

    I'm glad you have nice neighbors. (I'm green with envy about that!) Hopefully Big Dave can be tamed a bit. That's frustrating.

    Our last apt we lived in, the upstairs nieghbors had a loud child and a piano. We called them the elephant family. lol (they bounced around a lot)

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  9. That's great that you can wear those clothes again. It's a reward you worked for.

    Secretia

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