Eurydice (eurydice72) wrote,
Eurydice
eurydice72

Back to work tomorrow

Alex took his driving test today and passed, woo hoo! Just in time, too. He is taking a couple classes at a different high school in town next year and at least one of my workdays will conflict with picking him up to take him back to his main school. Craig's more focused on the extra $700 we have to pay every six months for car insurance. Kids are expensive, man.

Alicia's bridesmaid dress came in last week so we went to Sacramento on Saturday to try on/pick it up. It fits perfectly everywhere except it's too high under the arms and needs to be lowered because it digs painfully into her sides. They could get us in right then to fit her, but guess when we get the dress back? Two days before the wedding. I don't know why the bride (or her mom) isn't hyperventilating about cutting it so close, but they were both perfectly fine with it. Me, I'm a nervous wreck about something going horribly wrong.

Our plums are coming in fast and thick now. We have two plum trees, one of which isn't quite as mature and only produced a dozen or so plums this year. The other one, however, has been heavily laden all spring, and they are finally getting ripe enough to start picking. We're eating them as is, mostly because pitting them would be a nightmare. I don't have time for more, and hey, it's healthier for us this way anyway.
Subscribe

  • All weeks should start like this

    Three weeks back on Weight Watchers, and I'm down 10.9 pounds. I gained 19 pounds during the covid lockdown (seriously, I thought it was a little…

  • Couldn't ask for a better day

    A busy day in a good way. First off, I got to spend three hours with my friend L, to go shopping and then have a long chat over coffee. She's been…

  • Absolutely exhausted

    Alicia wants to go to Disneyland. Apparently, they're only opening for California residents for the next couple months, at 25% capacity, and the fact…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 7 comments