Yes, it's Monday again. I did my usual today. I did my workouts, watched Sailor Moon, and went to the post office. I actually had two letters from pen pals. Yay! I might just have to go to Starbucks on Wednesday night and write letters. We'll see. Right now I'm going to watch more Sailor Moon S and then do some work in my bujo!
So, I rode with a friend of mine to Greensboro today for her doctor's appointment. Her son went too. He has been watching Sailor Moon and it made me want to re-watch it. I saw that it was on Hulu, so I have started over from the beginning. The quality is so good. I'm an old time fan from the fan sub days. The quality of some of those tapes was SO BAD. This is such a treat being able to watch it like this! I am up to the episode before Ami-chan shows up. I'm waiting on Rei because she is and always has been my favorite. I'm enjoying watching it. I had to figure out how to make the subtitles show on Hulu, but I did and now I'm good!
As for Starbucks, my friend who had to go to Greensboro asked me yesterday if I'd go. I said yes, if I got to go to a Starbucks. LOL I went to one I've been to before but it's been a long time. I will be able to add it to my tracker. They also had stickers! The barista give me eight of them. :D These are a lot smaller than the one I got at the beach and they are clear around the Siren. I put four on my Macbook. :P I'll use the others for bullet journalling. Speaking of my bujo, I didn't get around to making my beach trip page last night. I think I'm going to wait until I get some ink for my printer so I can put some of the pictures I took on my trip in there. I think that would be cool.
While in Greensboro, we went to P.F. Chang's for lunch. I had an email that had, 'buy one entree, get one free' so we did that. I was broke, so that was the only way I could have eaten. Well, she was going to get my lunch for going with her, but I told her about the deal I had to save her some money. ^_^ I told her since I saved her money on lunch she should have bought my Starbucks! LOL!
It was a full day. I came home and watched some Night Court and then I looked for Sailor Moon and found it on Hulu. They have all 200 episodes. I just hope they don't take them off before I can re-watch the entire show. It's been a lot of years since I've seen it all. It's still good, but there are some things that annoy me. They translate Mamo saying "bun head" instead of "dumpling head". Dumpling head just sounds better! LOL Other than that, it's been great. I know the translations are going to be different as the ones I watched were all fan done. The quality of the episodes makes up for it. After I finish the original Sailor Moon, I'll watch Crystal!
BTW, here is a picture of my Macbook with all it's goodies!
I plan to do some work on my bullet journal tonight. I want to add a beach memories page for this last trip. I have a page ready, I just need to add some things. I caught some cute beach ball washi at the beach, so I'll be using that. I am not sure exactly what I'm going to put on the page yet.
I also want to do a spread of places we've stayed. I think it would be pretty neat to have info on different places. I am always thinking of new ideas to add to my bullet journal. I want more spreads / collections. I have filled in all the Starbucks locations I visited at the beach in my Starbucks store tracker. It looks pretty good so far.
So, I'm up. I actually slept okay last night. Not great, but a lot better than the last two nights! I had a hard time getting comfortable on the bed. I hate beds away from home. I finally did get to sleep. I got woken up a few times throughout the night, but luckily, I was able to go right back to sleep. I know I was really tired!
I went out on the balcony to take a picture to share. I'll share more in other posts as I'm more awake and with it. lol I'm not sure what I'm doing today. I might be walking to the Pavilion area, or I may save it for another day. Since it's a holiday, I'll probably hold off on that! :P
A gorgeous day here! I will tell you how tired I was this morning. OH! Back story! LOL So, I find that the room has coffee makers. Great! I also see no coffee. Umm... so, I go ask at the desk. They don't provide coffee. WHAT????? If you know me, that won't do! I look up groceries stores nearby on Google maps. I see that there is a Food Lion one mile away. My friend that drove all the way down here doesn't want to drive back out. In fact, he was going to order us pizza for dinner! So, I told him what I wanted and said I'd walk to the Food Lion. I got there and got some of these Maxwell House things that are already in a filter. I figured if there were any I didn't use, I'd just tear open the filters and put it in with my coffee at home. I use a re-usable filter with my Keurig, so I just usually buy ground coffee at home. So,, I walked two miles round trip just to get coffee! LOL! The pizza arrived while I was on the way back, but it was still warm when I got here. I crashed with it on the balcony and ate a few slices. I then waited a bit ot have more. I wanted them all then, but I was so hot.
So, that is the backstory of the coffee! So, this morning, I get ready to make coffee! I had filled it with water last night so that would be ready to go. I turn it on and nothing happens. Me:???? OH! I helps if you plug it in! :P I do that and it starts going and I realize that it's clear. Yes, I forgot to put the filter pack in. LOL I had to turn it off, waiti until it finished a few drips and refill with water and put the filter in. I finally have my coffee now so I should be okay for a while! :D Since I had to walk all that way to Food Lion to get coffee, I grabbed a bottle of that one touch latte while I was in there. It makes it so yum!
I may post again tonight about my day. We'll see. I'm not even sure what I'm doing yet. I want to get out my bullet journal and work on it a bit. I'm not sure when my friend will wake up He may want to go have breakfast. We ate at a place on our last day here in June and it has a really good breakfast buffet.. It's Lenny's Country Kitchen. I told him that we needed to go early so we could see Carl and Homer, too! :p
I had partially finished a September tracker in my bujo. Today, I got a free printable from The Petite Planner for September. It was so pretty that I re-did my September tracker page. lol Here is what I had before:
This is the new version. I love the purples! :D
Pretty, yes? I love it!
I opened the tab on Chrome to post this and then went and did something else. I guess I'll post now! I did my workouts at the usual time today. No Starbucks trip today. I am trying to wait until at least the weekend. lol I had a good lunch and I have already done my French lesson. I want to make a Starbucks tracker in my bujo. I want to track stores visited. I have decided to do it like this:
Store | Location | Something here
I can't decide what to include in the third area. I had a suggestion to include what I orders, any special things that happened, how they spelled my name. lol I just can't decide what I want that last bit to be. As soon as I figure it out, I'll be making the spread. I already have the page marked for it. I think it's going to be pretty neat!
In other news, I am waiting on a package from Amazon. I ordered it on July 31st and I waited for days for it to ship. It finally did and now I'm just waiting on it. It still says it won't be here until Thursday. Ten days to get a package is too long! :( Makes me sad. I had a $25 gift card and I got a passport size traveler's notebook, a set of purple washi tapes, and a pen. I got the pen to make it $25 so I could get free shipping. lol I guess I should have gone with paid shipping and maybe I'd have it by now! I hate waiting on packages. It's that stupid UPS - USPS shipping too. I wish they could just sent it one or the other. Oh well, it's in Roanoke now. Hopefully it will be in Danville tonight and they'll transfer it to the post office early enough so I'll get it tomorrow. I can hope!
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. :)
I did get to ride a bike last night. My butt didn't like it one bit. :p My hands went numb from holding the handlebars. It was fun to ride though. I ended up riding a bit over 4 miles. I tracked my ride with Endomondo! It was pretty fun. I might do it again sometime. I prefer walking, though!
Today, my workouts were all cardio. YIKES! Well, four were cardio and one was a new video that wasn't cardio. Thank goodness. :P I got those done at the regular time. I then relaxed a bit before fixing lunch. I found out that Hulu is now showing the original Unsolved Mysteries! Yes, the ones with Robert Stack! :D I LOVE the original show. I've been watching for the last few days since I found out. So cool! I love the way that do the updates at the end of the segments if there have been resolutions. It's cool. I really loved the show and I'm loving re-watching it!
I decided today that I should take my pen pal letters to Starbucks this afternoon. I was hoping they wouldn't be too busy and I'd be able to get a seat. They weren't, and I did! I sat at one of the little tables. My favorite table was taken. I wrote all but one of my letters and was on the last one when I decided to move to the comfy chairs for a bit. I had gotten there and saw my favorite table open up. I went and got it and spent the rest of the time there. ^_^ I was happy to get to sit in my favorite spot one last time. Last time? You ask. Well, this particular location is moving a short distance away into a larger location. They will be closing at 2pm on the 31st and won't re-open in the new location until August 4th. I'm glad I went as I didn't know they were moving so soon. I got to sit in my favorite comfy chair once more and at my favorite table. That was nice!
Also, while I was there, I got an extra drink for free! One of the regulars ordered his drinks and they were wrong somehow. I don't know the details. He gave one to a lady that was at the counter and asked around if anyone wanted the other. It was a caramel frappuccino. I said, yes! LOL! I had long since finished my cascara latte, so this was a nice surprise! I enjoyed it immensely. I shouldn't have had it as I had had a chocolate chip cookie, but free Starbucks! LOL
I got all my letters written. I hand wrote all of them. I just need to get them in envelopes and ready to mail. I'll do that after I finish typing this. I did take quite a lot of pictures of Starbucks while I was there. I'm going to miss this location. It was my first Starbucks! I've grown so fond of it. I'm sure I'll learn to love the new location too, but it won't be the same! Yes, I took my bullet journal with me. :)
Today's workouts were intense. It was arm day so that part wasn't so bad. The cardio video to open the workouts? The #100burpeeburnout YIKES! I survived. I think that was the main reason I figured Starbucks would be a good idea! After all the stress lately and then that, Starbucks was necessary. :P
I hope to get down to the post office tomorrow to mail these letters and check my box. I hope I have more letters. That would be cool. Of course if there are more than 9 that might be a bad thing! LOL!
The pups went home today. The little sweeties. I'll miss them, but having my bed free will be bliss! No sharing the bed for me tonight! My friends gave me $50 when they got back. I used it to buy much needed groceries. I spent $42 at the grocery store. I took the groceries home, unloaded them, and then headed to Target. I am looking for a new wallet. I didn't find any under $8 that I liked. I will probably get one next month when I have more funds. I found some adorable washi tape. I got two rolls of washi and three Sharpie pens. I use this particular blue color in my bujo all the time. I love being able to buy individual ones. They were 3 for $3 if you bought three, so I did! Here is the new washi and the pens. The washi is so cute! One roll is Dachshunds and the other has a rainbow and a smiling cloud. :)
Of course since I was in Target, I went to the Starbucks in there and got a Cascara latte. :p