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Things I like this week

Today was the best Monday I’ve had in weeks. Maybe even in months. I think it was a great Monday for a multitude of reasons, but here are a few:

  • I started my day getting up super early and taking Tahn for a long work
  • My mom visited me all day yesterday and we had a great day: watch the Woman’s World Cup Final at a sports bar, had a relaxing afternoon eating yummy food and drinking wine at L Wine Lounge (thanks to Amy for the great recommendation!), took a cat nap, walked Tahn to the dog park, then finished the evening with ice tea outside
  • My dad visited me today and brought me two pieces of furniture I have needed desperately in my apartment: a bookshelf and a butcher block on wheels.  We walked Tahn down to a local bar and had happy hour
  • I found this blog post and this blog post – two new mantras of my life

I hope you’re having a great Monday, too.


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My New Place

I am so excited. I have my very own apartment. I am the only person who lives there. And, I have the best roommate ever – Tahn. We moved in January 1, 2011. After 6 years and 13 roommates, I finally decided to get my own place. As much as I have LOVED some of my previous roommates, I felt it was time to have more privacy and no one to ask me to do dishes (their dishes or mine…)

Not only do I love the location of my new pad, (downtown with a four minute walk to work) but I also love the layout. One of the problems is that I don’t really have any furniture for my living room or until recently, my dining room. One of my coworkers gave me a great table and chairs, so I’ve spent the last 2 weeks sanding and painting the table and chairs – and they are finally done! Here’s a look at my new place. Next, I’m using my birthday money to buy a couch. More to come soon. ☺

Please note Tahn’s cameo with our new table and chairs. She loves being in pictures….

Oh! And these pictures were taken before I moved in. Pictures of the fully furnished place is coming…. well…. when it’s furnished.

The view of the living room and dining room from the front door.

Another view of the dining room

The view back into my living room. MY living room. 🙂


Tahn with my new table and chairs. Isn't she adorable / weird in pictures?


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