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What a weekend!

November 23rd, 2010 at 06:48 am

I'm still reeling from this weekend. It was one of those "from the ridiculous to the sublime" experiences. Except it started out sublime and ended up ridiculous.

The sublime part: I went to see "Billy Elliot" and it was wonderful! It was on the spur of the moment -- some old friends were in town -- not visiting me, but I met up with them -- and they invited me to go with them to the theater if I could get a ticket. I did, for $111. Whew! But every once in a while you have to just do something you really want to do, and it was worth it.

Afterwards we went out to dinner at a downtown restaurant, and it was wonderful, too. And my friends treated, so no expense to me. (They are quite a bit wealthier than I am).

After that wonderful day, I went to my car, and -- uh oh, window smashed, GPS gone. Ugh.

I got the window fixed yesterday, but not before a powerful rain storm passed through -- and I have no sheltered place to park. Suffice to say I was out in a downpour with a garbage bag and tape, trying to head off the damage. I got soaked, but my car is okay.

My final snafu was to pay the glass man, only to find out that I have 0 deductible on glass replacement, so I had to fax in my info to Allstate, and hope I will get a reimbursement.

As for my GPS, it was not worth filing a claim. However, one of my SIL's offered to give me her old one, so I won't be out any for that.

In other news, I bought a Groupon for 50% off $50 at Nordstrom Rack. It is one of my favorite places. I may use it for gifts, or I may use it on myself.

4 Responses to “What a weekend!”

  1. Looking Forward Says:

    Bummer about the window and the GPS!
    Great about the fun time you had!

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I'm so sorry to hear about your car being broken into. Frown
    Did you use Mypoints or Swagbucks for the Nordstroms groupon?

  3. CB in the City Says:

    Yes, I used MyPoints.

  4. Homebody Says:

    I saw that Groupon on another blog. The blogger showed what she had bought. Love the bargains! No Nordstrom in my rural area.

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