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Starbucks!

I got four of the five die cut Valentine's Starbucks cards.  I went over to Target to get the one I missed.  They were completely out of the die cut cards.  I got a cascara latte and then went to the regular Starbucks.  The place was practically deserted. ~_~;;;;;;  Figures!  I got the card I needed and eleven other cards I didn't have. Yay!  They also had some adorable ceramic gift card holders. They look like a Starbucks bag.  I got one for my collection.  It was on sale, too. Yay!  I took a picture of the 'new' cards and the cool ceramic 'bag'. 

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I was glad to find that Valentines card at the top left.  They had two cards this year.  This 'paper' one and a regular plastic one.  I was lucky to get both.  I already had the plastic one.  While I was out, I went by Office Depot and picked up another 25 pack of the business card holders because I actually used all the ones from the last pack!  

I got in my walk today, too.  It was a bit windy, but I made it through.  They were calling for up to 50mph winds.  Luckily it only kicked up a few times.  I actually used bobby pins to keep my hat on. lol


Recycle and coffee?

I went to do my monthly recycling today and while I was out, I got gas.  After that, I found myself very close to Starbucks. Guess where I went? LOL  I had another free drink on my card, so I got a cascara latte and it was delicious!  I left there and headed home.  A while ago when I was about to fix dinner, I realized that I needed milk for what I was making.  I ran to the dollar store and got some plus a couple of other things I needed.  I left my car running with it locked while I was in there.  When I came out, it had turned off. :( . Luckily I was able to get it started.  It took a few tries and I was a bit concerned.  I came home and fixed dinner.  

My walk today was niiiiiice! It was in the 60's and I was able to walk in short sleeves.  That was a nice change.  It's supposed to be even warmer tomorrow. Yay!  I love walking when it's not cold.  I hope this better weather hangs on until summer.  I'm sure it won't, but I can hope!


Starbucks on a Sunday!

I tried to talk my friend into going to Starbucks tonight, but she was a big meanie as usual. :p . I went and got a few dollars worth of gas and went over there myself.  I got my drink free and I also got a chocolate chip cookie.  Unfortunately, I didn't get my cascara latte.  They gave me a caramel latte instead of a cascara latte. :(  It was good, but it wasn't what I wanted.  I didn't realize it until I got home.  Oh well!

I got in a nice walk today.  It wasn't too bad out there.  I got a lot done at home today, too.  I washed a huge sink full of dishes, washed my hair, and washed my bed linen!  I need to put those back on the bed and I'm done.  

I created a new page in my bullet journal.  I decided to do a spread for ids in various games I play.  I only have four listed so far, but I'll be adding them as I play.  It's for games where you can add friend by a code.  I thought that would be a good thing to track.  That way, if I am on a site to share my code from a game, I can just check my bullet journal.  ^_^

 


Letters and lattes....

I went to the post office tonight. I needed to check my box so I could see how many letters I have.  I got six new ones.  I also wrote nine letters.  I'm all caught up on the ones I got and now I just have the new ones.  While I was out, I went to Starbucks.  Luckily, they still had some cascara syrup.  The last time I was there, the barista said she thought they were almost out.  When I went tonight, I asked if they still had some.  They said, yes! I got my cascara latte.  When I got to the window, he told me that they had to go in the back and look.  I think I got some syrup from the last bottle.  I'll try to get over there and get more before they run out!

I brought my latte home and wrote my letters.  I have a nice stack of them to mail out on tomorrow's walk.  I'll get to the new ones in a few days. I'm trying to get this year off right and keep up with my letters and answer them quickly.  Of the six I got today, one is from my favorite penpal and one is another new letter from an inmate. ~_~;  I probably will pass on that one.  I have written (and do) write to a few inmates, but it's really not that great.  We don't have anything in common.  Plus, even though I mention in my welcome letter that I'm single and like it that way, they all seem to think I want a boyfriend.  NO THANK YOU!  If I did want a relationship, it sure wouldn't be with someone in jail.

 


Good mail day!

I got my washi today and it's so pretty!  I also got my pen loop for my Leuchtturm.  My purse still hasn't shipped. Boo!  Here is some pictures of today's goodies:

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The Starbucks cup didn't come in the mail. I went over there for that. :P . I played Starbucks for Life as I usually do. I won a bunch of stars and a I even won a free bakery item.  The coupon was running out today, so I went over there and got a cookie.  I also got a cascara latte while I was there.  They are almost out of cascara syrup.  Boo!  I'll miss it.  Hopefully they'd bring it back again.  


Welcome 2019

It is now 2019 and it was in the 60's today!  It was very nice outside for my walk.  Such a big change from the rain yesterday.  I enjoyed my walk quite a bit!  It was great to walk in short sleeves. ^_^

In other news, I ended 2018 by going to Starbucks and I started 2019 with the same. :P . My friend who never wants to go when I ask wanted to go tonight.  I hadn't really planned to go today, but when she agreed, I couldn't say no. lol 

I never found a way to watch ABC last night. :( . I had to watch a stream of NBC and I didn't know that they didn't show the ball drop.  The live stream was also a few minutes behind, so I actually saw it hit midnight before they showed it.  I was not happy.  Hopefully, ABC will get with the program and get local streaming in my area by next year!

 


Yay for Starbucks!

Guess who got Starbucks today?  Yes, that would be me!  I had to run out for an errand this evening and I decided to run over to Starbucks.  I went to the drive thru and got my favorite. A Cascara latte.  It was delicious!  It has been way too long since I went to Starbucks.  

I noticed that there were plenty of seats inside, too! Figures.  If I had gone and planned to stay, there would have been no where at all to sit.  Oh well.  I still need to get over there and go in before Christmas is over so I can get the rest of the cards to add to my collection.  

 


Good Grief!

What a day.  I actually got to walk today and that was nice.  I came home and did some things around the house while waiting on a package.  The package was a Logitech wireless keyboard that I've wanted since last year's NaNo!  I ordered it two days ago on Amazon and it came today.  It's nice and I'm actually typing on it now.  I will use it mainly for my phone and tablet, but it's working grewat with my MacBook Pro.  it isn't working at all with my tablet at the moment.  I am going to work on that and see if I can't get it to work later.

When I was at Target the other week, I saw some laptop sleeves.  They were marked down to less than $5 and they were for a 11" size laptop. My MBP is 13 inch, so it wouldn't do me any good.  The keyboard is about that size though and I thought it would make a good case to keep it in when I'm not using it.  It's a snug fit, but it fits.  It will be good to have protection for it when not in use.  So, I go back to my car and try to start it to drive home.  No go.  I try a few more times and still nothing.  I waited awhile and tried again.  Nope.  Also, all of my attempts at trying to start it ran the battery down. ~_~;  Luckily, I had a friend come and give me a jump.  It started right up and I was able to get home.  While I was waiting for all this, I went back in Target and got a Cascara latte!  I was going to get one when I was in there but there was a line.  I decided I'd stop at the regular one on my way home.  I knew I wasn't going to stop again or not go straight home after I got my car started, so I just went in Target and got my latte.  They were out of almond milk and it wasn't as good as it usually is.  Oh well, it was something good and hot to drink. It was a bit chilly outside sitting in a car that wouldn't start!

So, I'm home now.  I have to do NaNo. I haven't done that yet.  I will work on that after I eat dinner.  I have no idea what I'm going to fix for dinner.  I guess I'll find out when I fix it. LOL . I did some more on my 2019 bullet journal.  I drew in lines on the rest of the trackers that needed them.  I also filled in my board game tracker. It looks so good! I love it! I hope to do a video and take some pictures of all the work I did on it soon.  Oh, I also fell in love with the blue Stabilo pen that I used to set up a lot of it.  It was also the pen I used to set up this year's NaNo tracker.  I looked online to see if I could order some of just this color of pens.  I found a site that had them for .60 each! I got five. LOL . I plan to use that color throughout the year in 2019 in that bujo.  I'll keep using the pen I have and put one of the new ones in my Stabilo roll that I got earlier this year.  The other three are backups. :P

Now, I need to start thinking about dinner and then getting prepared for NaNo.  I am really liking the feel of this keyboard. I might be using it tonight!–


Double Star Day and NaNo stickers!

So, it was double star day at Starbucks today.  I told myself yesterday that if I actually walked today, I could go to Starbucks. If I didn't go for my walk, no Starbucks for me!  I walked! It was overcast, but it didn't rain.  It was too terribly cold but it wasn't great either!  I got in my walk and came home.  When I was walking by my friend's house, there was a red balloon tied to the pole at the street.  My friend's hubby, (also a friend) was outside with their German Shepard.  I mentioned the balloon and realized he did it. lol I had mentioned that I had been listening to IT on my daily walks. We Geeks have to stick together! :P

I got home from my walk and relaxed a bit. I decided to run to the post office.  I only had one piece of mail, but it was an anticipated one.  It was a NaNo postcard and a NaNo sticker that my ML sent me for participating in a virtual write in! I scanned the sticker into my MBP and printed myself out a sheet of them to use in my Bujo and other places.  The original one will reside in the pocket in my bujo until I decide where it's going to be permanently. It's got a lot of blue in it and I was thinking of putting it on my 2019 bujo!  I'll see what I come up with.  

Before I went to the post office, I went to Starbucks and got a cascara latte.  Yummmmmmm I swear it was the best one I've had in a long time.  They are always good, but this one was just extra delicious.  Of course today would be the day I got a tall instead of a venti! Sheesh! Lol

I might not be able to walk again tomorrow. BOOO.  It's supposed to be nasty here tomorrow.  There were plenty of places today where there was mud and junk from the earlier rain.  The river has flooded several places and part of the Riverwalk are under water yet again!  My route is pretty water free except for the muddy sidewalks.  Those are gross and I have to walk extremely slow on them so I don't slip and fall!

I ran to the grocery store this evening to pick up a few things. I got a thing of their deli chicken bites.  They were okay, but htey were a bit plain.  If I'd had some gravy to dip them in, it would have been better!  I've been wanting some fried chicken for awhile now. I still want some. LOL . Hopefully I'll get some good chicken soon!

I got 1825 words written for NaNo today! Go me!  If tomorrow is gross and rainy, and I can't walk, I have plans!  I have been meaning to set up my 2019 bullet journal. I finally decided to go with the Leuchtturm1917. It's ice blue and it just looks like a great one to start the year in. ^_^ I'll use my Lemome either for 2020 or for something else entirely.  I am anxious to set up the new bujo.  I just know once I set it up, I'll want to move to it.  :p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hello!

Yeah, I didn't forget to post last night.  I had some crazy house issues!  Let me tell you about my day yesterday and then we'll get to today, okay?  Well, I got in a good walk yesterday.  I came home and did some things around the house.  I decided to take a hot bath since I hadn't had a good soak in a while.  This was the start of my misery! Lol . The bath itself was lovely.  I got out and went to do other things. I went back and noticed that the tub hadn't drained any.  Also, my faucet leaks so it wasn't draining and the faucet was just making things worse!  I took a bucket and got out as much water as I could and then put a towel down to catch the rest.  I put a bucket in to catch the drips and then went to do something else.  I come back and the drip isn't all going into the bucket and the tub is starting to get water again.  UGH!  I was in there plunging like nobody's business! LOL!  I worked on it so long I was sweating and getting more frustrated. My friend texted me and I gave a terse, "ok" reply.  He asked if anything was wrong. I told him what was going on and that I was just frustrated.  He offered to come and try to fix it.  I didn't want him to since it was already after 11pm and he works early in the mornings.  He came anyway! He was able to get it to drain. YAY!  By the time he did that and left, it was after midnight!  

I had been working on NaNo before all the water issues happened and didn't get to finish.  I had the lowest word count I've had since I started.  I only had 1525 words last night.  I updated my count at NaNo and just decided that since I've been going over every day, that wasn't going to hurt.  I was right as I wrote 2358 tonight! Whoo!  I have now hit 16,000 words! WHEE!  I happened to notice that the Pizza Hut site had a deal on a large two topping pizza.  Guess what I had for dinner?  I had my NaNo pizza after all! I had already hit my goal of 10,000.  I have to hit that before I treat myself to the pizza.  I shouldn't have gotten it, but it was a lot cheaper than I was expecting so I got it! It was delicious and I have leftovers for tomorrow!

So, I had to run an errand to Target right before my writing session tonight. I went to the Starbucks in there and asked if they honored the happy hour special that the regular Starbucks did.  They do, so I got my grande Cascara latte. Half price Starbucks? I'm there!  I also got several of the holiday gift cards to add to my collection AND a cup.  I had the red cup and green cup already. I wanted the white cup with the green leaves and red coffee cherries on it.  The cup I got wasn't that one and I mentioned to the Barista that I'd been hoping for the other one.  She gave me one. ^___^ So, I got my errands done, got some new cards for my collection and got the cup I wanted to add to my collection. :)

I did walk today too.  I have done my French lesson too.  The new colors and banner have been up for a few days here on the blog. I'm still not sure if I love them yet. LOL . I don't hate them, so that is good. I guess they'll stay for a bit.  Of course, knowing me, I might change them tomorrow! LOL!