new quartz counter top and sink unit to show for as my parents continues to make changes and upgrades to the house. i wonder how much money my parents dished out to revamp the house this summer. the new layout is looking pretty rad but they don’t seem like they’re going to stop there since they mentioned about ordering new cabinet door fronts and new dining table top. there’s also talks about re-doing some of the living quarters on the top floor
i brought my german toy into annual maintenance for oil change. upon sitting down with the service advisor, he advised a few more parts to be upgraded or will soon need to be replaced, each item ranging from a couple hundred bucks to seven hundred. i’ll wait on those and in the meantime consult other technicians for professional opinion before making any decisions
had been very good with my spendings lately so thought the timing was right to splurge and give myself a late birthday present by adding an xz to my sony collection. wanted to buy this many months ago, stayed patient for my phone case to arrive and the price to drop a bit. then waited some more for the one plus five release, but still set on my forest blue xz. setting up the phone just the way i like it will take some time.
i was fine with the rags i had, but my mom gave my fresh towels instead. the frayed edges and faded colours gave it character and added sentimental value. i would rather save money for other things like pay off my large bills and ever growing expenses. saving has become harder; need to work harder at it and make sure i keep that going. i still want to catch a down payment sometime sooner rather than later
the human resources department surprised me with an envelop on my desk enclosed with small gifts and a gift card. tis the season; the countdown to christmas is officially on when i receive my first gift. i better get started on my christmas shopping for all my gifts including my annual secret santa exchange. spending so much money yet i still haven’t bought myself anything
my shadow treats me well, i will also treat it well with some expensive spanking new bridgestones. it was long overdue, but i finally got my tires replaced and no longer have to worry about incidental drifting even on non rainy days. my day was so scattered today; had little success at having prolonged productivity. ended the night hangry and frustrated, but not feeling worthy if i can’t first match it with productivity
the turnover rate at metropolis is so high, i don’t recognize a handful of the stores anymore. intended on doing some window shopping but ended up taking some goods home with me. i’m glad i found something i liked and was able to buy without feeling too guilty. i was feeling crummy so i spent the evening deep in thought about many things both current and for the future. after some thought, i feel like better and brighter days are ahead, i just have to keep my head up and keep going