Love My Nook

October 10, 2012 at 12:03 amCategory:Business | My Life | Technology

What a nice surprise waiting at my door today – a box from UPS that has a brand new Nook in it! I ordered it last week and didn’t know how long it would really take to get here. Since I didn’t pay extra for expedited shipping, I figured it would take a week to 10 days to arrive. But it got here on the fourth day after I ordered it at night online.

The Nook has to charge up the battery and then the battery life is really long – the booklet that came with it says the battery can last about 2 weeks without needing to be recharged! That is awesome and I hope that turns out to be true. The weird thing is that there is no way to turn off the Nook, so the battery life is not extended by turning off the device. That’s a little weird to me – especially if there is any kind of GPS device or app on the Nook that tracks where I am. That’s kinda creepy to think that you can’t turn it off and some with bad intentions might be tracking you. Ick.

Shopping for New Boots

October 4, 2012 at 11:55 pmCategory:Fashion | Home and Yard | My Life

My closet probably storesĀ  more shoes and boots than it does actual clothes. But all my boots are fashion boots. I have all different kinds of materials and colors, a variety of heel heights, some have buckles, others have zippers. But when it come down to survival int he cold weather, I just realized that I don not have a single pair of good, waterproof snow boots.

This weekend I will take care of that problem. I want to have a pair of moon boots or something like insulated hiking boots, so that if we get a bad snow storm or a bad ice storm this year and I have a problem getting out of the house that I can still at least walk to the store to buy food and supplies.

Just Want a Fuckin Hamburger!

September 28, 2012 at 1:10 pmCategory:Food | My Life

Went to Wendy’s last night because it was late and I was hungry. The Wendy’s has a late night drive up window – they are supposed to be open until 2:00 am. It was not even midnight but I ahd the munchies, bad. So I drove all the way up to Wendy’s and was shocked to find it closed when I got there. WTF?

Evidently they were having a contractor pave the parking lot, which meant they had to close early for the night. You can’t exactly have cars driving across freshly poured blacktop. But I was so pissed off. There was nothing else around there that was open, and the only other Wendy’s near me was 15 minutes in the other direction. I was so pissed I just went through McDonald’s at the airport location and got a kids meal. That wasn’t what I wanted, but everyplace else was closed. FML

My Favorite Chocolates

September 22, 2012 at 10:05 pmCategory:Food | Good Things | My Life

Some people are just chocolate whores. They don’t care what kind of chocolate they eat – they just want all the chocolate they can stuff into their fat fucking mouths.

On the other hand, you have people – like me – are are very picky about their chocolate. If it is cheap chocolate – or bad chocolate – I don’t want it. I want the good stuff and I’m not willing to lower my standards and eat just any old chocolate. If it’s not Godiva chocolate or Ghiradeli chocolate, I’m not interested. Keep your damn Hershey bars and store brand chocolates – I don’t want them!

I’m not a truffles fan, either. I don’t even like the Toblerone chocolates – they are not my idea of a good chocolate. I have eaten some Lindt truffles a couple of times – not impressed, but I didn’t spit them out into the garbage, either. I just wouldn’t go buy any of that on my own. I’ll hold out for the good stuff.

Hump Day – Yay!

September 5, 2012 at 10:55 pmCategory:Business | My Life

The weeks where you have to miss a day because it is a holiday and then Tuesday feels like a Monday but you have to work twice as hard to catch up for the day you missed are the hardest ones on me. Its nice to have a day off, but the catchup day is brutal and Wednesday doesn’t really feel like the halfway point any more. Do you know what I mean?

So, yesterday I worked hard playing catch up and even stayed an hour late so I didn’t have a pile of shit waiting for me this morning. Wednesday was almost feeling like a Wednesday by lunch time. The afternoon sailed by and next thing I knew I was home and trying to figure out what to fix for dinner.

Tomorrow will be so much easier and I will be glad to have this week behind me. I’m already anxious for the weekend.