Guess what happened yesterday? Just guess. Seriously.
I. Got. A. Dishwasher!
I bet you thought it was going to be something monumental. Well too me it is. You see, when we bought this house 4 months ago, we knew the dishwasher didn't work. It was built in 1986 and still had the original appliances. So what have I been doing two sometimes three times a day for the last 120 days? Washing a butt load of dishes, by hand.
(Had enough time to pity me yet?)
After I did a happy dance about the shiny new appliance gracing my outdated 80's kitchen, I remember I am still without oven. Remember when I thought I was getting a new oven? Then remember what happened with my hot water heater? So yeah, no new oven. I'm thinking after Christmas. No matter how bad I want to bake a turkey, the kids Christmas comes first, so I'll just have to make due. Maybe I can deep fry one.
In other news, I got something that sort of resembles a job. I'll be doing a little South county news reporting for one of our local weeklies. It's not anything big, school news, church news, deer season news. But still, it's my words in print, so I'm kinda pumped about it.
Off to fill my lovely new dishwasher and track down some big exciting new story, after I shower and change a diaper, and clean the house, and...