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Hot as Hades today

July 18th, 2013 at 01:37 pm

Inside my house itís 88 degrees; outside temp is 95 and with humidity, over 100.

Cats still in basement; me a glutton for punishment, upstairs with ceiling fan a-whirl.

I left around noon and went to the landfill first. Then to the library, then to fill up on gas at BJs. Connecticut already has high-priced gas, so they thought it fitting to raise gas taxes by .15. BJs is the cheapest around, at I think 3.86/gallon. Inside, I took my time, looking in every aisle, in the air conditioned space. However, I was lazy and didnít bring my cooler with ice paks, so I really didnít think I should be buying anything refrigerated or frozen. Which is too bad, as Iím a little low, but I may just shop locally tomorrow, with the cooler. Maybe Trader Joeís.

I did buy two refrigerated things at BJs: some of their organic salad greens and something new: Holy Guacamole. I got 6 small containers and froze 5 of them. Woofed down the 6th with some nice crackers. It wad delicious. Iíve bought avocados before but they seem to go bad in a day, and I canít use a whole avocado in one salad.

Iíve begun to pick wineberries in my yard. This is the time they ripen. I wonít go crazy like in past years since thatís a good way to pick up ticks and more Lyme disease, but I am picking from the relative safety of a mowed lawn. About a cup a day. Iím freezing them for winter use when berries are scarce.

No freelance work for the past few weeks. Frown I have about $420 in outstanding billables that should be paid any day now.

Tonight is a Netflix night. Smile

Iíve completed my spending for the last bonus credit card. I am waiting (so impatiently) for rewards on 4 different cards.

5 Responses to “Hot as Hades today”

  1. NJDebbie Says:

    I met my $3k for my Chase Sapphire card and I'm patiently waiting for my 40,000 reward points!

  2. Kiki Says:

    Nothing like those berries in January when it is cold!

  3. My English Castle Says:

    What are you watching on Netflix? Always looking for a good recommendation!

  4. PatientSaver Says:

    NJDebbie, that's the card I'm also waiting on rewards for! Yeah, baby!

    My English Castle: I would highly recommend the one I saw last night: Bliss. I know some people don't like to hear many details, so I won't spoil it for you. I will say it's a thought-provoking movie, is set in Turkey and has a happy ending.

  5. My English Castle Says:

    Fabulous! I'll try it. I've been watching "Accused," a British crime drama and liking it.

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