It’s not that I’m expecting a whole lot from Santa this year, and thus holding off on doing my own buying. I’ve been spending plenty on houses, furniture, appliances and other sundry stuff and it’s time to cut back. I’ll still put in the garage storage (see below) and will also proceed with bookshelves, but other than that it’s time to get back on budget.
We had some snow late yesterday afternoon, though it didn’t stick and soon turned to rain, and it’s rained off and on since. Nothing like what they are getting in California, though. Friday Wife went out to do the last of her holiday shopping and said the malls were not very crowded, but nicely decorated.
Yesterday was a watch football and relax day, this morning we went to the Post Office to mail a bookswap book, and it was really crowded, which is no surprise. So was Trader Joe’s, where we went for a few critical holiday supplies like Egg Nog (sold out), horseradish (sold out) and wine (they had plenty).
The garage cabinet installers are coming a week from tomorrow. Yippie!
I hope everyone is enjoying the Christmas (or whatever your proclivity) week. All together now: Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, …