Caught The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
After over a week of work, finally finished re-grouting and re-caulking the bathroom; this while juggling two important clients, getting the book settled, and my usual fun and games.
In the end, it was worth it as I have a nice sparkling bathroom now equipped with a brand new water softener system. And the wife made me meatloaf from America’s Test Kitchen, which is amazingly good.
Me: Man, my back is killing me. What do I get in return for all this labor?
Her: Loaves. Made of meat.
Me: OK, that’s fair.
Speaking of the book, I just found out it’s available for pre-order on iTunes. You can even download the first 25% of it now. Pretty exciting – at least for me.
We had to pick up supplies for another project so she headed down to Columbus Circle at 7AM on Saturday to pick it up.
When she got back, we realize they gave her the wrong stuff so we both had to go down there to sort it out.
Her: Are you mad (at them)?
Me: Furious. I don’t understand how businesses can survive being so incompetent.
As for my business, because a good chunk of what I earn is project-oriented, four times a year I have to write ginormous checks to the government to pay my taxes. Coupled with the new project, ended up writing a whole bunch of huge checks this weekend.
Me: So, we’re poor again.
Her: But happy!
Did manage to catch The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which we loved. Definitely worth the ticket price.
All-in-all, happy, indeed.
Location: finishing one thing, starting another
Music: The dragonfly it ran away, but it came back with a story to say
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