Quiet and uneventful, yay! — It’s been a quiet week. No crises, no snowstorm, no bad news. I’ve treasured it. I was able to plod along doing things at my own speed and I love it! Who thought boring would bring so much joy?
Smart? – We have been looking for items for the new house and it’s amazing how much stuff is “smart” now. Smart means you can control it with our cell phone. It can control your whole house from lighting to cooking to whatever. We haven’t gotten into that yet. I don’t carry my phone with me. I’m perfectly capable of turning on the oven with my digits, but it’s intriguing especially with lighting. It’s nice to walk into a lit up house. So now when I think of smart it equals cell phone. Yes that applies to humans too.
Boxes, will they ever end? – Yep, still unpacking boxes. I did about 40 this week and there are more to go. As the storage space has filled up, I’ve become more brutal in what I toss/donate. After carrying it from house to house for 25 years, I got rid of a gift from an old friend long gone. I kept it but never displayed or used it. She’s in my heart and it’s just silly to have something sitting in a box in my basement to remind me of her.
Discoveries – Moving requires finding more convenient places. Our old pizza place isn’t too far but there are two that are closer. We tried one this week both for pizza and for an Italian entrée. Yum! They moved to the top of the list. They deliver and are very close. Win-win!
A painting we will go – There are some things that I hate to pay for. Having a room painted is one of them. It’s easy to do if your hands are steady and the ceilings aren’t too high. Although the new house was painted completely by the former owner about a year ago, the neutral color isn’t as neutral as I’d like. I’m going to repaint at least the bedrooms to lighten them up. We bought the “stuff” and I will paint this week. I hope my hands are steady enough for cutting in. I hate taking the time to tape everything but we’ll see how it goes. Is this chick too old to paint? Stay tuned.