Our 7th Anniversary Dinner

Yesterday was our 7th wedding anniversary. We decided to go to an Indian restaurant for our anniversary dinner. There are two Indian restaurants in our town. I couldn’t decide which one to go to (and yes, Troy always makes me make all the hard decisions) but then I found out that one of them is closed on Mondays. Decision-making averted. YES!
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The Ever-Changing Travel Plan, Pt. 2

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One of the many reasons I love my husband is because he lets me make all sorts of crazy travel plans for us, though I suspect it’s because he knows I will eventually come to my senses and will come up with more sensible plans in the end. And yes, as the title suggests, I’ve changed my mind a little about where we’re going on our much anticipated trip to Europe next year.
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New Specs and Jayne Cobb’s Hat

So I got new specs! It’s frame #5 (see this post) with the same, old prescription. The optometrist didn’t find any changes in my eyes, and, unlike the last time two years ago, he didn’t mention anything about glaucoma. Maybe it’s disappeared, maybe I never had it in the first place. Who knows. I don’t even need bifocals yet, so yay to my eyes for doing great! I need to keep eating a lot of carrots.
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Happy Leap Day!

Happy Leap Day!

It has been a really unproductive leap day compared to the last one, which I managed to document in photographs. Today basically all I’ve done is wake up, go online, decide that I want to do the road trip to Ottawa in May, just in time for the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Tulip Festival, get obsessed with the planning of the said road trip, search obsessively for affordable places to stay in Ottawa, make lunch, have lunch, shower, go to the grocery store, cook dinner, get grumpy due to PMS, have dinner, and here we are! Exciting, huh? At least last leap day I got to do some cleaning. But then again, four years ago today, we were still living in our tiny, one bedroom apartment in Waterloo, which wasn’t all that difficult to clean. We just had to throw everything into the big closets and/or the bedroom, which also doubled as a storage room, and we’d be golden. Oh the horror that was our Waterloo bedroom! I shudder just thinking about it.

Hmmm, I just did a quick browse through my blog archives and it looks like I made a monumental decision (or a big leap, if you don’t mind the pun) that changed my life in a good way every leap year since 2000. In 2000, I started blogging, and we all know how it changed my life. In 2004, I decided to leave Indonesia behind and move to Canada. In 2008, we made the big decision to get a mortgage and buy a house. I wonder what kind of monumental decision I’m going to make this year, if any. Only time will tell!

The Glasses Dilemma

I’m due for the biannual eye exam, which means it’s time to get a new pair of glasses! Troy’s work insurance covers both the optometrist’s fee and the cost of the eyeglasses (well, up to a certain amount). I love getting new glasses so knowing that my eye exam is coming up, two months ago I started browsing the frame catalog of an online store from which I bought my last pair of glasses and bookmarking the ones I like. But the problem with being so ahead is, now that the eye exam is only a couple of days away, most of the frames I like are already sold out or no longer available. Sad llama. :(
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