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lately, via my iPhone

January 20, 2012

1.  flowers from the dealership at which I bought myself a NEW CAR (!!!)

2.  a much needed midday stop at IHOP for unlimited cups of coffee

3.  1/2 & 1/2

4.  starry sky on a very cold night

5.  early morning frost on my new ride

6.  when I flew back to America, all I wanted was some cornbread

7 – 10. lovely interior details from some homes in which I’ve been housesitting

it seems like things are happening at a pretty fast pace for me right now.

I’ve been in a pickle for quite some time.  here in Vermont, you need a car to get around to work, the gym, friends’ homes, whatever.  for 7 1/2 years now, I’ve been borrowing my parents’ cars, but figuring out how 5 drivers can possibly operate with only 2 cars is almost impossible, and we’ve all made a lot of compromises and waited hours in the cold for somebody to pick us up.  since I’m here for an indefinite period of time, I knew that it was time to make a stand for my sanity and buy a car of my very own.  luckily I have excellent credit (and I am so glad that I have been able to handle my credit cards and pending college loans), and I qualified to lease a car, all by my big girl self.  this is a huge step towards independence, and I can now have my own schedule and get to work.  I have to swear off all but the bare necessities for a while, but I can live without meeting friends for a drink and picking out yet another bottle of Essie.  isn’t that what being a grown-up is all about?

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  1. January 20, 2012 1:44 pm

    love browsing through an iPhone series. Very nicely done. And congrats on the car :)

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