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Splurge Spending

October 2nd, 2017 at 01:31 pm

I certainly didn't like waking up to the news of carnage in Las Vegas. I know several of our own are frequent visitors -- I hope everyone in our group is safe and sound, and my heart goes out to the injured and families of the victims.

Yesterday I did my splurge spending for the month. I bought an Amazon Fire tablet for $54 -- it will be delivered tomorrow. My other splurge was $40 to attend a professional workshop. I don't expect I will be working any more, but the conference happens to be taking place in my suburb, and one of the tracks is being led by an old friend I would like to see again. So I guess I am going mostly for the social aspect.

I did not make the run to Jewel yesterday because my DIL needed to use my car. No great loss.

My other spending was $1.50 for laundry. I need to do one more load of towels, and then I will be caught up.

Today is pizza day at Planet Fitness. I'll try to make it there, but I will probably be watching the boys after school, so I may miss that window of opportunity. No matter, I need to go to the gym anyway, pizza or not. I took yesterday off, because I stretched too enthusiastically on Saturday, and my legs were really hurting yesterday. They still hurt today, but they are better. I have to remember to stretch very gently. My legs are so sensitive.

Forgot to say -- I also paid my annual condo insurance -- $206 -- it was withdrawn yesterday. It doesn't come from variables. Variables are at 38% now.

6 Responses to “Splurge Spending”

  1. Butterscotch Says:

    I believe Banker Gurl was in Vegas this weekend. I hope she's okay...

  2. CB in the City Says:

    I think you're right. I hope she checks in soon.

  3. rob62521 Says:

    The whole Vegas thing is so scary. DH wondered how the guy could get that many guns and that much ammunition to his room without anyone noticing. Guess he put a do not disturb sign on the door so the housekeeping staff didn't go in and notice all the guns and ammo.

  4. Jackie n Says:

    Hope you like your Kindle. I had one before I was gifted an iPad and have been an avid e-reader ever sinceSmile I like the bigger font and the library lends on Kindle format.

  5. Amber Says:

    I tol am praying for the families of those lost as well as our community 🙏🏾

    I'm wondering why would Planet Fitnesss order pizza?

  6. CB in the City Says:

    Amber, it's company-wide. Planet Fitness has a pizza day and a bagel day each month. I think it is just a good will thing, and certainly an attention-getter. Some folks are "shocked" by it but I seriously doubt that the people who protest never eat pizza or bagels.

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