Thursday, February 28, 2008

the latest excitement

I'm trying to blog more often - aren't you excited? :) It has been a very full week with a lot of time away from my computer out and about, which has been a blessing. I often sit at my computer all day, and all night... Tonight I'm making it an early night. I'm trying to get to bed at midnight! Yep that's early for me.

Tomorrow morning I'm going to a Hatha Yoga class downtown with two friends, and then having a Raindrop Therapy Massage by my friend Charlotte. I'm using part of a $200 gift I got for Christmas. I could not for the life of me figure out what to spend it on. Things I want are either relatively cheap and I can just buy them, or they're extravagantly priced like oh, a hybrid car. A jacuzzi. An eco-house. I held onto the check thinking some brilliant idea would come up but finally decided to reward myself with this cool kind of massage once I finished my cash flow plan/budget. I'm doing the budget in association with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University -- which is awesome by the way. I'm taking it through my church there's a video each week plus discussion - and he is just a funny guy.

I have tried to do a budget for years but could never get myself to do one. Finally I did though I still have to create the electronic version of it. I'm generally pretty good with financial stuff since I've spent the last 5 years learning bits and pieces about it - mostly from Suze Orman. I have learned a lot! But doing a budget is like getting me to tie my tooth to a door with a string and yank it out. But I did one, and I still need to get myself to live by it consistently now for a while... then I'll give myself another massage reward!!

Here are a few pics of the last couple of days. Then I'm hitting the hay rack!
Maggie & I the other night before going to see Michelle Obama speak at U of H.
The "stompers" that performed before Michelle Obama spoke. Pretty cool. I'd never heard of such a thing! Well I think they were called stompers but now I can not find anything about that term with Google so if anyone knows what they're called, let me know!
Girls night out Round 1! Melody and Amy and I first had a couple bottles of wine, and then they had to leave. But not party girl me! Enter friends round two...

Trish, Maggie, me and Georgia hung out until the place closed then headed to Starbuck's only to get there as they were closing the doors. So we stood outside in the 40-degree weather talking for an hour! It was great! I love all these awesome ladies! It was so good to get out and hang and talk and laugh. Then I saw them again this morning at Starbucks!


Anonymous said...

Ahh, all this is lovely thus far! Aren't Jesus, Obama, and wine great?

Unknown said...

Yes they are!!! :)