4:27 p.m. - 2005-08-15
this weekend my parents came to visit, mostly just to see the new house. And my mom pointed out something interesting: I keep referring to the new house as "our house," whereas I call our current residence "Mike's house." I think part of the reason I'm excited to move is that it will finally feel like a place that's "ours" as opposed to me just cramming all my stuff into a place that's obviously Mike's. It's not that I don't like the place, because I do, it's just. . . not mine.
I do love our new house though. In the backyard next to the patio are three small flowering trees in a row: one with white flowers, one with pink, and one with purple. They're magical, seriously. I wish I could take pictures, but we're not moving in until late September and I'm sure the pretty flowers will be gone by then.
Also this weekend I made a berry dessert that was somewhere between a cobbler and a crisp. It was improvised, and I probably should have used more sugar. But I was impressed with the results of my improvisation. I also improvised a pesto sauce that was good but not great. I think next time there will be less pine nuts and more parmesan. Cooking and baking always makes me feel accomplished though.
Actually, pretty much anything I do in my life outside of my office I find to be a hundred times more fulfilling than my job. I even have more energy on the weekends.
I can't believe I've been in the work force for almost three years now. It feels really stupid and bogus. But I have a bad attitude today.
I found part of a to do list from last month. this is it:
download photoshop brushes
That was a good list. Too bad I only accomplished one thing on it.
Once again, crummy attitude today. Bah. though my little brother did call, twice. I guess that redeems the day for the most part.