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Sailor Moon, Starbucks, and stuff....

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!

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Early mornings at the beach!

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

Here is a picture I took of the beach this morning 20170904_094506

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


D'oh

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!


Monday!

So, I pulled the zero key off my Macbook today and cleaned under it.  It still doesn't work.  If I had some compressed air, I'd try that, but I don't have any at the moment.  I will just continue to use my Mac without the zero key.  If I need it, I have the onscreen keyboard I can pull up or I can use my bluetooth keyboard.

I got my workouts in today and then ran to the recycle center.  My car did okay.  It actually started right up too!  I got my recycling done and headed home.  I fixed lunch and then did a few things I needed to do.  I mowed my front lawn.  Now my entire yard is done.  It was really hot out there.  I was glad to get  it finished.  I wrote pen pal letters and drove my car yet again.  It did okay this time too.  I shouldn't have driven it twice today, but I wanted to get my letters mailed and I really wanted to check my box!  I had four new letters, a postcard from a pen pal, a envelope with two post cards from another pal, and some junk mail. It was great to have letters.  I will get those written in a few days.  

I finally got my printer re-connected to my Macbook.  I had some issues with it for a while and it wouldn't work at all.  I had to transfer everything to my Windows laptop to print. I got that fixed today after some work.  I'm glad I got that done.  It's much better to be able to print off of all my computer.  Now if I could just get my Linux laptop to print!

By the way, getting the key back on the Mac was interesting!  The key itself was easy, but there is a little scissor like contraption under it.  That was the hard part.  I got it back together and if I get some compressed air, I won't have to pull up that part. At least I hope not. lol  It was getting ridiculous and then I just pulled up another key and looked to see how the little scissor thing was under that one. That did the trick.  Sometimes it's fun being a geek and sometimes it's just frustrating! :)

In case you wanted to see it, here is a picture of all the mail in my post office box:

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Car troubles on a Sunday....

Well, technically I've been having car troubles for over two years now.  They are just worse today.  I had to run to the grocery store to pick up a few items that I needed.  It took awhile, but I finally got my car to start.  It's acting up worse than usual, so it didn't want to drive down to the grocery store. I got it there, though.  I debated on leaving it running, but I was afraid it would overheat. I turned it off and went in and got my groceries.  In line, I was freaking out beaause my keys weren't in my purse.  I thought I was going to have to call a friend to come get me, carry me home to get my spare keys and come back.  Scratch that.  The spare key was in my car as I had thought about leaving it running!  Luckily for me, I put my keys in the hand basket I was using so I was able to check out and got out to my car with no issues.  It started up fine and I was able to get home with no issues.  I was so happy!  I need to sit down and write pen pal lettters as I'm behind because of my beach trip.  I hope to get those done today and somehow get to the post office tomorrow to mail them and check my box for any new ones.  I might type up this batch.  I hate to send typed letters, but sometimes it's the easiest when I'm so behind!  Plus, I want to get them done so I can get them out. :)

OH! I have been using my Macbook since the beach trip and I noticed that my zero key doesn't work. Luckily there is a work around.  I can pull up an on screen keyboard and get it that way. Thank you Google! :D 

One more thing.  Did I mention that I got BACON at the store? I love me some bacon.  Bacon is life, bacon is good. lol


Hello!

So I actually had the time today to sit down and do a real post.  I've been pretty busy today, but I wanted to post here.  I am drying my hair at the moment, so it seemed the perfect time to do a good blog post.  It is Sunday so that means bed linen day.  I've already gotten that washed and back on the bed.  I did another smaller load of laundry too.  I've put that away.  I organized one of my cabinets and did some other cleaning.  

My workouts today were abs.  I know I'll be feeling that tomorrow!  Hopefully I'll get to walk tomorrow evening.  I need to sit down and write pen pal letters tomorrow too.  I meant to do that today and time just got away from me.  I have several more things I need to do before bed, so I won't get those done tonight.  

Tomorrow I will be really busy as I'll have some money.  I plan to go and get gas in my car and get some groceries and other things that I need.  I hope to do that before workout time.  I'll do those and then have lunch.  I am hoping that my friend and I walk after that.  It will definitely be great to have good food in the house and gas in my car.  I need to run and get a few things while I'm out, too.  Hopefully I'll be able to get everything done that I need to get done tomorrow.

I will also try to come and make a decent post here.  I am going to finish drying my hair while doing my daily French lesson.  I've been using Duolingo to learn French.  I learned it in high school, but that was a looooong time ago!  I really wanted to learn Japanese, but it doesn't offer it.  Hopefully one day!  So far, I've been using Duolingo for a little over a month now.  I've been using it everyday and I'm only about 6% fluent in French, but the learning is fun! 


Ouch!

My body is so sore! I did the #1000abchallenge today plus the other two workouts on the daily calendar.  I then went walking with a friend for 5.2 miles.  I'm really tired and I'm sore, too!  Yesterday was butt day on the calendar, so my butt was sore whille walking.  Tomorrow, sitting up in bed is going to be fun. :(  Oh well, the walk was fun and I found 15c! lol

I'm now sitting on my bed relaxing with the laptop before I put it away and do my bedtime stretching routine.  After that, I'm just going to lie back and rest until time for bed.  I hope I'm not too sore tomorrow!


Ouch!

My body is so sore! I did the #1000abchallenge today plus the other two workouts on the daily calendar.  I then went walking with a friend for 5.2 miles.  I'm really tired and I'm sore, too!  Yesterday was butt day on the calendar, so my butt was sore whille walking.  Tomorrow, sitting up in bed is going to be fun. :(  Oh well, the walk was fun and I found 15c! lol

I'm now sitting on my bed relaxing with the laptop before I put it away and do my bedtime stretching routine.  After that, I'm just going to lie back and rest until time for bed.  I hope I'm not too sore tomorrow!


Friday Shenanigans

So, guess who missed her walk completely today? Yes, that would be me!  I called my friend and we ended up going to Aunt Millies for pizza. ^^;  Afterwards, we dropped her mom and son off and the two of us headed to Greensboro, N.C.  My MacBook's trackpad was stuck on left click and I couldn't even use the wireless mouse attached to the laptop!  The battery was bulging out the back too!  Yikes!  I had no appointment at the Genius bar at Apple, but we went over there on the chance that they could fit me in or help me.

Luckily, they had an appointment.  It was an almost two hour wait, but my computer works again!  The new battery fixed the trackpad issue.  I was so relieved.  I love my little MacBook.  It's six years old in July.  I'm actually typing this post up on it now!  After the computer was fixed, it was time for dinner, so my friend and I went to P.F. Changs.  YUMMY!  I had chicken lo mein and she had a tofu dish.  Both were delicious!  We headed back to town.  I went in her house for just a few moments and then headed here.  I did my workouts (Stretches today) and now I'm typing this.  After I finish, I plan to go take a quick bath and wash my hair.  It needs it badly!  I was going to do that first and then post, but I was afraid I'd forget to post!  So, that was my day.  It was long, I didn't get to walk, but my computer is fixed. ^___^