March 7th, 2018

Plans? Right...

I have a bunch of holds to pick up at the library. Since I want to be out of the house when the house cleaner comes this morning, perfect day to make a library run. Right? Wrong. Just saw on Twitter that the libraries are all shut down for staff service day. ARUGH.

Tomorrow. Library.

Today... Well, first of all there's the flood test which was postponed from Monday. Unless something else comes up, they will be flooding the deck above my living room at 8:30 (in an hour).

Then the house cleaner should be here about 9 but will probably come rushing in about 9:45. Maybe I'll go to the Goodwill up in Ballard for a change and also I need to run the car through a car wash. It's just disgustingly dirty.

My ingrown toenail is so much better. I can now, once again, wear any shoes in the house, with socks if I want. Whew. There is one tiny twinge when I press it on one spot but even that is minor. Yahooo. That sucker really hurt for a long long time.

I learned a new sewing trick on Instagram last night. I need to rethread my serger to try it out. As much as I hate Facebook, I love Instagram. It requires nothing of me - I don't have to organize my feed or interact with anyone if I don't want to. I can follow and unfollow without penalty. And gives me so much in return. I learn all kinds of sewing stuff and get new ideas. I follow a bunch of different pet wallabies for some odd reason and love their antics. And I follow several families and enjoy seeing and hearing about what's going on with them. It's not a give and take. I mostly just take.

However in one very non-Instagram situation, I am going to actually meet someone IRL who's feed I've been following for a while. I have a very large, heavy cutting mat that I don't want and will kind of be wasted on Goodwill. A woman who lives not far from here and shares very cool sewing ideas on Instagram wants the mat. She's buying lunch, and I'll turn over the mat. Should fun.

The wounded chicken is now officially out of the bathroom hospital and back in the yard. Yeah!!

Ichiro, welcome home!

I just got a season ticket holder email announcing a press conference with Ichiro at noon:30. We're 15 minutes from official. I can't wait to see him from my fancy Diamond Club seat.

fighting me but I don't care

I had plans to go to the library but it's closed for a system wide staff day.

I had plans to get the car washed but the car wash - the big one with 4 drive through bays - was closed for maintenance.

I decided to go on to Ballard but the traffic halted long before we got there... Maybe the bridge is up? Nope. They had two lanes - one north bound and one south bound closed for some reason. It was slooooooow going.

On the other hand, the ceiling of my terrace is not closed at all any more.

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It seems as if they (the HOA and the people they have hired to figure out and fix the problem) have a solid plan in place and in production so that there will actually be a whole fix sometime in my lifetime.

My house is wonderfully clean. There's a baseball game on TV in a couple of hours and tonight there will be no dancing around the Ichiro situation. It's official. He's on board. All is good.