Pleasant November

We are nearing the end of our “flood vacation.” On Sunday to be exact. But trending updates notify some employees to resume work on the 15th. If that’s a government directive for all establishments, I might get to stay put too for another week. Life goes on normally for me and I am truly grateful.

i. Books that Changed the World and 1984. To minimize shipping costs and effort, I promised to stop collecting books until I am back home for good. But I couldn’t resist getting into a book shop when I see one so I ended up buying two more. I’ll worry about packing later. For now I am happy with my loot.

ii. Water for Elephants and From Prada to Nada (on DVD) are a few films I missed. It’s good to find them quickly while shopping, and add them to my video library.

iii. Honey mustard chicken and banana mint smoothie at Piri-Piri. It’s my second time at this restaurant. Pricey, yummy. Do you like Portuguese chicken?

iv. Listening to CJ: I can’t ride it anymore… Mommmyyyy! why did you tie my swivel chair? I replied: why? what did you do in church? Am I not so deaf! Sometimes my life drives me crazy but I’m in love with the moments that make me laugh.

v. Bonus. During routine balance check, I noticed the ATM screen showing something I wasn’t expecting to see. After changes in wages brought about by those student riots, I’ve been lucky to keep my job and wished for nothing more. But a bonus? I better believe it.

Thanks to Susanne @ Living to Tell the Story for hosting Friday’s Fave Five.

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6 Responses to Pleasant November

  1. Jerri says:

    Yay for a bonus! And new books!

    I’m glad you have safety and time off! Enjoy!

  2. Barbara H. says:

    It’s hard to resist new books!

    We have some movies we’ve been wanting to catch on DVD, Having boys, they want to see Captain America. 🙂

    Hooray for the bonus!

  3. Tiffany says:

    New books are so much fun!

    What a great surprise with an unexpected bonus.

    Have a great weekend!

  4. Ellen says:

    Yippee for a bonus. My daughter is trying to figure out how to get all her books to her new home…
    I’ve never had Portuguese chicken. I might have to try to find a new restaurant to try! Have a great weekend.

  5. Susanne says:

    Congrats on your bonus. That is a nice surprise at the ATM!

    I cannot resist a good book either.

  6. A bonus.. wow! Good for you! New books and DVDs are icing on the cake. I hope you have a wonderful week.

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