Life goes on

I’ve been telling you about my vacations and movie selections a lot recently, and I figure you’re getting a little tired of all that and wondering what it is I’m really doing. Maybe not. I don’t know. I just feel like I haven’t told you what’s going on in my real, right-now life in a while.

Dreaming of my beach vacation.

I’m still at my new job as a copywriter. The way I wrote that, it’s like I expected you to think I had been fired already. Sometimes (2 specific times, actually) I feel like my boss has wanted to fire me. Alas, one more week and I have made it to the one month mark. Isn’t it weird when you feel like you just started something a week ago and it’s been a whole month? I feel like I’m doing pretty well with a few oversights and mess-ups on my part. It’s just about me learning the ropes, and them learning how I roll. That sounded like I expect them to cater to me. I just meant that they have to learn how I work in order to know how to help me with the job. IS that better? Yes, but not as cool sounding. Oh well.

I'm a professional. I promise.

In other news, Sean’s transmission needs replacing on his car, so he and I have been carpooling to work every morning. This means that we have to get up at 5:00 A.M. and leave the house by 6:00 A.M. to get Sean to work by 6:20 A.M. and me to work by 6:50 A.M. My car hates it. I put gas in my car 3 times this week., and since gas magically decided to get expensive again, my wallet has been weeping. Hopefully Sean’s car will be ready by sometime next week, though, since I can’t afford another $75 week in gasoline.

The look on my face when I saw my account balance.

However, my bank account is continuing to suffer this weekend as I head to Florida to see my friend Jenna since she just got back from a year in Africa! I only wish I were that cool. My bank will suffer from the effects of gasoline, hotel, and food. I wish I made gobs of money so traveling wouldn’t be such a hassle. Oh well! You regret the things you don’t do, might as well take a chance and worry about big expenses later in life. Like next month!

In other news, Sean and I went to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II. While it wasn’t as “action packed” as the cast said it would be in all the previews, I still enjoyed it. My favorite part: when Harry got to see Snape’s memories in the pensieve. Snape loved Lilly so much. I was moved. While it wasn’t exactly like the book (as usual) I still loved it, and I can’t believe it’s over.

Now off to pack to get on the road again! Wish me driving luck!

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