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It IS Thursday!

So, I had to run out this evening to do an errand.  I decided to turn the radio on in my car.  I have it tuned to the Classical Station. I turned it on and heard Opera.  I turned if off and said, "Opera! It's not Thursday!"  And then it hit me.  Yeah it is. LOL!  This particular station has an opera night on Thursdays.  I guess I didn't have enough coffee today! :P

I got my errands done and came home and had dinner.  I am going to have a cup of coffee after this and hopefully get my letters written.  I feel bad having put it off so long. It makes me want to just keep putting it off, but that isn't fair to my pen pals.  I was very tempted to get Starbucks while I was out, but I was good and didn't go.  Perhaps tomorrow or sometime this weekend.  

I'm still watching Sailor Moon. I'm getting close to the end of Sailor Moon R.  I am ready for S.  Bring me Haruka and Michiru, please! Sailor Pluto was just introduced a few episodes ago.  Chibi Usa is still just Chibi Usa.  I can't remember when she becomes Chibi Moon, but I'm thinking it's probably soon.  I'm enjoying re-watching the series and being able to see the pretty art.  

I watched a bunch earlier today, but I took a break and I've been doing other stuff.  It's not possible to watch subtitled anime and do something else at the same time! I don't want to miss anything.  I think the series gets better and better starting with Sailor Moon S.  The first arc of Sailor Moon Super S is one of my favorites!  

Right now, I am watching Beach TV.  It's a channel from Myrtle Beach that you can stream on the Roku. It's fun seeing familiar places at my favorite place.  It's also giving me some ideas of new places to try on my next visit! ^_^.


Weekend whimsy

So, today has been a regular day.  I got up and did my usual morning things.  Coffee was involved. :p  After breakfast, I started watching more Sailor Moon.  I'm now more than half way through season 1.  I just finished episode 26.  Makoto has arrived and Minako isn't too far behind!  I've been enjoying it.  I even mowed some on the lawn and did my workouts.  I watched an episode of Cold Case Files on Youtube too.  I didn't go anywhere today.  I decided after going out yesterday, I would just spend the day here today.  Plus, I had plenty to watch.  I'm so ready to get to season 2.  Everything really starts rolling then.  I just hope Hulu keeps it on until I can get through all 200 episodes!  I still have all my fansubs, but like I said, the quality on some of them is horrible.  Plus it's VHS! :P

I am going to do my French lesson on Duolingo, and then I think I'll settle in and relax a bit before bedtime.  I think I'll save watching more episodes until tomorrow.  I really need to write pen pal letters.  I planned to do that tonight, but I got so wrapped up in Sailor Moon, I sort of let it slip.  Oops!  Well, I'll try to get them written tomorrow and then get them mailed. I need to check my box for new ones.  I sent myself a post card while at the beach and I sent it to my po box and not my home address, so I should have at least that waiting for me. ^_^


Friday evening....

Wow, what a day.  I walked on the beach this morning and got splashed by some waves.  I had to come back and put my shorts out to dry. lol  Later, I went walking to 17.  I went to Bargain Beachwear to get a few postcards.  I also got a keychain.  I headed further down 17 and then turned and headed back to Ocean Boulevard.  I got part of the way back and then took my shoes off and walked on the beach back to the hotel.  I came back and relaxed on the balcony a bit.  My friend and I went to North Myrtle Beach.  We went to Tuesday Morning and I got three more rolls of the washi that I liked so much.  I also found some other goodies.  A package of Halloween stickers and some craft tiny clothespins.  After leaving there, we headed to King's Famous Pizza for dinner.  That was delicious as always!

Since we were right near the Goodwill, we went there.  I got a MB shirt and a package of full page labels.  I can use them to make my own stickers at home. YAY!  There were twenty left in the box.  I'm pretty sure when you buy a small package of them, they come ten to the pack and they are over $10 a pack!  Crazy!  These were $1 Yes!  We went to the Dollar General that is next door to the Goodwill and got a few things and then headed back down the strip.  There was another Starbucks that I hadn't been to yet, so he swung by there and I went in and got myself a latte. :D  He wanted ice cream, so he stopped at Burky's.  We've eaten at Burky's before.  It's pretty good.  He got ice cream and then we headed down to the road where Market Common was.  We had seen the sign before and looked for it but didn't find it.  We found it tonight!  It was late, so most everything was closed, but at least we found it. :P  It has a lot of high end stores, it seems.

So we then headed back towards the room.  We saw a miniature golf place that looked pretty cool.  We went and one sign said they closed at 10:30, the sign on the building said 11.  The lady said they closed at 10!  It was about 9:32 by then, so we didn't get to play.  Phooey! We headed back here and I did my workouts.  I'm posting this and then I'm going to take my nightly beach walk.  I'm really tired, but I still want to at least walk a little bit. ^_^ 


First full day so far....

So, I told you in my earlier post that I might post again today.  Well, I'm posting!  I wanted to tell you about my day up until now.  I ate leftover pizza this morning and had three cups of coffee!  My friend and I sat on the balcony for a while just enjoying the view.  I decided after a bit to go out.  He wasn't ready to go yet, so I went out and walked.  I went to Big Lots, Dollar General, and several different beachwear stores.  All are having good end of the season sales.  I got two NICE t-shirts in the Bargain Beachwear (My favorite beachwear shops) for $10!  I thought that was a great deal.  One is the an exact match to one I got in June but in a different color.  It's red.  The other shirt I got today is blue.  Both are pretty.  

I also found myself a really nice heavy duty coffee mug in another beachwear store.  I can't remember which one at the moment. I always bring my bestie a present from the beach that is something to do with turtles.  It's getting harder and harder to find something different to carry her.  I found something though.  I won't mention it in case she reads this. :p

In that store, I found a pink long tank that I bought half off of the sale price, I think I paid $4 for it  I will use it as a beach cover up and it can also be a good workout shirt for at home.  I went in soooo many beachwear shops.  It's a nice diversion and it's usually nice and cool in them!

I came back here and I have my phone charging.  It went down to 11% while I was out. Oops!  I forgot that it wasn't fully charged when I left the room.  It's charging now and hopefully it will be pretty close to full when we go out tonight.  I am not sure where exactly we are going.  He mentioned perhaps the Dead Dog Saloon as we both love it.  We had planned to do that tomorrow night, but neither of us like the guy who is performing tomorrow night.  They have live music at the restaurant.

So, I may update again later tonight and I may just do it tomorrow. We'll see.  OH! I did my workouts this afternoon.  It was cardio.  WAH!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL  I did them though.  After I post this, I'm going to do my French lesson with Duolingo and then wait to see what we are going to do tonight.  I took a picture with Photobooth of the ocean. I don't think it will look as good as a picture from my phone, but I'll share it here:

Photo on 9-4-17 at 6.27 PM #2

Okay, not great, but it will do for now. :p


Friday fun!

Yeah, I actually had a pretty decent day today!  My friend that bailed on my birthday, made up for it today!  She, her hubby, and myself went to Greensboro, North Carolina.  I had a free meal at P.F. Chang's.  It was buy an entree, and get one free.  I asked my friend and her husband if they wanted to go, and they did!  I got a delicious meal of chicken lo mein. It's my favorite thing to order there.  

My friend and I went to Ulta so I could get my free birthday gift.  It was a eye shadow palette valued at $18!  I don't really wear makeup, but if I do, these are my colors, so that is good.  Hubby went to Sur la Table.  We all met back up and went to Battleground avenue.  We went to a Starbucks there.  I'd never been to this particular Starbucks, so that was pretty cool!  The baristas were really nice and friendly, I got a cascara latte, of course!  I was in a star dash, I needed to buy a latte, a frappuccino, and a tea to get 150 stars.  I don't drink tea at all, so that was going to be a problem.  I asked my friends if they would like one or the other.  My friend wanted a frappuccino and her husband wanted tea. I got them to put the money on my card and buy them with that.  I was able to complete the star dash. YAY!  I was happy.  I got a delicious drink, extra stars, and I got to put a new Starbucks location in my tracker. ^_^

We left Greensboro and then came back to town.  Her son wanted to go get something to eat and wash his car, so she and I rode with him to do that. I visited for a while when we got back and then I came home. I did my stretches and now I'm just catching up on my blog and relaxing.  I'm going to crash before too much longer.  It was a good day, but it was also a long one and I'm tired.  Oh! I got to try cotton candy grapes today.  They are AMAZING. Sooooooooooooo good!


No Starbucks today. :p

No, I didn't make it four days in a row at Starbucks. lol  I will get back over there eventually.  I have two free drinks loaded to my card at the moment. I love Star Dashes!  I also will get a free birthday drink this month as it's my birthday month. Yay!  Today I was so totally sleepy. I DID NOT want to get out of bed! I also didn't want to do my workouts.  I did both!  I got out of bed and took the linens off to wash them.  I always do this on Sunday, but it also kept me from climbing back in! :P

I got my workouts done.  I usually open Youtube on my tablet and then cast the videos to my Roku box.  It was being snarky today and I had to do the first three videos on my laptop.  The tablet screen is just too small!  I finally got the casting to work and did the last two on the television screen.  That is much easier as it's much easier to see and the sound is a lot better!  After doing those, I rested for a few minutes and then was working on my bullet journal.  I got up to fix lunch and then came back to my bujo.  I spent some time on the porch this afternoon with some coffee.  That was nice!

I was one day seven of a Pokemon Go streak.  If you have a seven day streak of hitting Pokestops, you get extra goodies.  I went out long enough to do that and I went to Dollar General while out and picked up a few things I needed.  I was enjoying Unsolved Mysteries and went to watch yet another episode when I found out that I was done! :(  All the original ones with Robert Stack have been watched.  Hopefully they'll add more soon.  I was really loving watching it.  

In other news, my bed linen is freshly laundered and back on the bed.  My hair is washed and drying at the moment.  All I have to do now is relax until bedtime.  I may do some more work on my bujo after typing this.  I did my French lesson while on the porch. :)


Busy Thursday!

I went and did all my first of the month shopping.  I got groceries, and some other things I needed.  I went to Target and got some things from the Dollar spot and I found a new wallet.  It's really cute and it's funtional.  I love it.  Here is a link to the same one on Target's site:

Wallet  

They had the black, the bronze, and the blue in stock at the store.  I kept going back and forth between the black and the blue.  I finally decided on the blue.  I really like it.  It's very well made and it was a good price too!  In the Dollar spot, I found a cute little 5 page sticker book and three rolls of washi.  One is colorful paperclips and two (the same) are polka dots.  Of course, since I was in Target and they have a Starbucks, I went to Starbucks. :P  I should have waited as I plan to go to the new Starbucks location when it's open tomorrow.  Oh well, you can never have too much Starbucks. :P

I went to Family Dollar to get a few essentials, and I found some cute sticky notes and a magnetic graph notepad in the back to school section.  The sticky notes are a two pack.  One is polka dots and one is blue with rainbow and the words Dream Big.  Both are cute!  The little graph lined notepad has "Notes" on it.

I went back out later to pick up a few things I needed at the grocery store.  I stopped by CVS and found some of the Softlips cube marked down to .99 each.  I also found some orange flavored louzenges.  They were marked down to .52 and then were in cute little reusable plastic containers.  I'll reuse those for office supplies. I was about to go to check out when I checked this one aisle where they something sell random things.  They had some fitness leggings!  They were only $9.99 a pair.  I found a pair that are predominately grey with blue accents.  They are pretty nice.  I figured for the price, they couldn't be too bad.  I tried them on when I got home and they fit fine.  I can also use more workout clothes!

Speaking of working out.  I got home a little bit after I usually start to do my workouts.  I decided to do them when I got home.  I was done before time to fix my lunch.  I did that and then that is when I went to CVS, Food Lion, and Family Dollar. Oh.. and I got gas in my car too!

So, tomorrow, my only plan is to do my workouts and go to the new Starbucks. :D  I want to see how they have it set up.  I also want to see how much more seating there is.  Did I mention this new Starbucks has a drive thru? Whee! :P


Sunday, again.

So, today was busy!  After I got out of bed, I put my bed linen in to wash.  I did my workouts in the afternoon and then had lunch.  I ran out after that to mail my pen pal letters.  I had three more waiting on me.  I stopped by the park and hit a few Pokestops and then headed home.  I relaxed for a bit and then decided I was going to mow the front lawn. I had just filled the mower and was about to start when I got a text. My friend wanted to know if I wanted to walk.  I didn't, really, but I said, okay.

I went in and changed my shoes and waited for him.  We walked a little over 4 miles and then got something to eat.  I rode with him to the bank and then I came home and mowed the front lawn.  It was getting dark as I was finishing.  I had originally planned to do the front and part of the back, but since it was so late, and dark, I just got the front done.  That looks good.  I will have to check tomorrow to make sure that I didn't miss any spots. lol

I washed my hair and now I'm sitting here with it up in a towel. My bed linen is in the dryer and hopefully it will be dry soon so I can put it back on the bed.  I am looking forward to clean bed linen. ^_^


Monday post time!

So, I had to do some errands for my friends that are out of town.  I went up to their house and got their van.  Yeah, I had to drive a mom van. lol  I went to check their post office box to see if they had any checks for their business.  They had one, so I went to Starbucks.  It was really hot outside and the van has no air!  I got a Cascara latte and sat in Starbucks.  I filled out the deposit slip and got that ready to go.  I enjoyed sitting in there for a bit and I got my favorite table!  I also worked on my bullet journal. I left there and went to the bank at the mall.  They closed the drive thru.  I had no clue. I remembered that their bank also has a location downtown.  I went down there and deposited the check and then since I was near the post office, I stopped in there.  There was plenty of parking for once. Yay! I checked my box and I had three letters.  One from a regular pal and two from new ones.  One is from one that I sent out a letter to recently to potentially be a pen pal.  She wrote back and wants to be. Yay!  I had another letter from a potential new pal.  It's cool to get letters!

So, I went to two post offices, the bank, and Starbucks.  I got home a bit later than I usually start my workouts, so I decided to just wait until after lunch to do them.  I finished them a bit ago and now I'm done for the day.  Well, almost done.  I have to go back up to my friend's house to check their mail and that is pretty much it.  I already went up and brought their trash can in and checked everything out.  It was too early for the mailman, so I need to do that later.  I'll probably go after I post this. That way, after I do that, I can just relax for the rest of the evening. I slept a little better last night, so that was good.  Hopefully I'll sleep well tonight too.


I knew that wouldn't last. :P

Yeah, I totally changed the layout today. I like this one a lot better.  For some reason the links at the top will only let me show four, so I put the Typepad about page and the feed link in the sidebar.  I really like this layout.  The banner picture is from Murrells Inlet South Carolina along the Marshwalk.  My friend and I usually walk along it when we visit the Dead Dog Saloon.  I liked this picture that I took in the evening after our visit.  

I hope to keep this layout for a while.  I can either do a dark background or a light one. I prefer the light one, I think.  What do you think?

In other news, I'm pup sitting.  Wait.... I told you this yesterday! :P  These are two very small dogs, so WHY did I not have any room on my bed last night?! lol  Seriously!  Crazy little pups.  They are good dogs though so that is nice.  I hate to tell their peeps that they are going to be uber spoiled when they get home. :P

I crated them when I did today's workouts.  I didn't want to have to worry about them being underfoot!  They watched me for a bit like I was crazy and then went to sleep. lol  It was kind of hilarious.  I got my workouts done and then took them outside.  I had a delicious lunch with delicious coffee.  Now I'm going to relax in my room with the air conditioner.  I need to run up to my friend's house later and check on the house.  Make sure it's locked tight and everything looks okay.  I'll probably wait until a bit later to do that.  For now, I want to relax.  Well, what I really want is to go to Starbucks and get a cascara latte. lol  I did a Star dash recently with the Starbucks app and I have a free drink on my app. :D  I love star dash times because you can earn a free drink quickly!  

Okay, I'm going to relax for a bit.  I didn't sleep well at all last night because one, it was too hot, and two, I had two heaters on my bed... I mean two dogs on my bed lol  Hopefully we can all get situated tonight and I'll sleep well.  Wish me luck!

PS I added my Pinterest feed to the sidebar but it's not showing up.  Well... if I choose just ONE picture, that will show up, but if I want to show more, nope.  I'll try to get it worked out.  I'll leave it for now.