Hello to our followers and fans!
We have not forgotten you – that is a promise!
Rather, the past two or three weeks for both Char and Morg have been excruciatingly hectic. We are both in what is some of the busiest time of the year at our respective jobs, and we also just moved which is always so exhausting and time consuming. However, now that the new place is (somewhat) settled and we (finally) have wireless internet in it, please expect new and exciting posts as we resume our blogging gradually over the next few days into week or so.
As we ease back into it, we thought we would share with you a few laughs from our adventures in moving. Most notable was the purchase of a refrigerator.
Sometimes, being an adult is not so stylish. When really we would love to be purchasing jeans and jackets and shoes, we must make the choice to be grown ups and instead spend our hard-earned dollars on a fridge. Doesn’t that feel so adult? Buying large home appliances? Urghhh. We thought so too.
Anyway, we adventured off to the Sears outlet store to find a cosmetically damaged but functioning fridge. Along the way we encountered some mistakes, so we wanted to share for other prospective fridge owners. Do not be vulnerable to the same errors we encountered! You have been warned!
Mistake #1 was forgetting a measuring tape. If you haven’t already read the re-telling of this tale on our Wednesday Wisdom, here it is again:
“Can this one fit in that nook?” asked Morgan?
“I do not know, but I can find out,” replied Charlotte, who then proceeded to hug the fridge, approximating in her head that she could hug just about as much space in the kitchen, and therefore the fridge would fit.
While Morgan thought this was a very strange and embarrassing thing to do, Charlotte figured it could have been much worse. For example, she did not check to see if the refrigerator had a heartbeat like this other redhead did.
Moving onto Mistake #2. Our great pals Josh and Garrett came to pick up the fridge from the around the back pick-up area of Sears. They are so capable and wonderful that we really should have just left them to it. However, we decided to just pop around the back to investigate that everything was going along nicely. You know, that the fridge still had a beating heart and had not gone jumping out of the truck or dropped off a forklift or anything. What we unsuspectingly ran into was a RABID SKUNK LAIR. While screaming and freaking out about this sighting, we were then accosted by a posse of NASTY alley cats who were so dirty and matted that they looked like angry mops with tails charging at us to get off their territory! Umm, NOTED, cats! Never going back there again!!
Mistake #3. Allowing aforementioned great pals to stock the fridge entirely full of too much beer (transported in none other than a suitcase strapped down safely to a truck bed). There is really only space for one or the other when it comes to booze and groceries in there, and at first booze won out. But then we had a housewarming party, and the ratio seemed to more equalize, so there was room to go grocery shopping!
While some may think that the number one mistake in the first place was signing up for an apartment that didn’t come with a fridge already, we felt that our adventures in fridge shopping made us much older and aware of the wisdom of the world and what adult life is really like…
Sure to be more adventures in moving and living coming soon.