I used to know this old Ukranian lady who moved to Rochester from Elmira after her husband died…her “new” house was built in the ’90s, and she just kept saying over and over, “I always say, New is New.”
I think of that now when things change for me. I’ve always been dead set against living in an old house. Seriously, I did it for a while with an ex who kept the heat at 57 degrees, and there was dirt on the windowsills that couldn’t be washed off. Yes, he was cheap. He was also a mama’s boy…but that’s a different story.
In my “new” place, I’m faced with being in an old house. Luckily, for the most part, this place is well-kept and not yucky like a lot of old places are. My issue is the bathroom–it’s fine. It’s not what I would call luxurious or stylish. But it’s fine (and I’m over the fact that I had to stick my hand in the toilet tank already to re-hook the chain). I also replaced the toilet seat–it had a big gouge out of it, and I think my new toilet rule is that every time you move, you need to replace the toilet seats. I mean, really. They should not be shared.
Lately, things like electricity, Internet, and having a place to sit have been a slight issue. All solved now.
Now that my furniture has arrived (many days later…long story), I can get things settled.
I’ll just share some pics from the last 7 days…
My friends in Penn Yan are having a yard sale this weekend, and they happen to live right near the Windmill craft market…we’re anticipating big sales going on Saturday…
My friends have this yard sale every year (sometimes it has gone all night long!) and they told me they have a new game to play, so I’m eagerly anticipating that. Plus, it is falling on #winefriday. I have some major work to do this weekend, but I’ll handle it all…and unpack. And buy rugs.
My bike ride with Matthew was a lot of fun—we rode for about 45 minutes without even talking…he is definitely My Boy! (according to my heart, not my uterus)
What do you have going on this weekend?
I have posts coming up soon about eggs, and other interesting nutritional things I’ve learned lately. First, I need to go pay attention to my lovely students.
Happy Wine Friday! Tweet #winefriday to me if you celebrate this week 🙂
(p.s. I am going to learn a wine fact tomorrow and post it–all I’m doing right now is drinking the wine, not learning about it).