The last week sucked.
Although my new job is awesome, it is always hard the first week – trying to figure out who everyone is and what they do and what I do….
and, on top of that, I felt like shit all week. It was awful. Headache. Backache. Cramps. Extreme moodiness. I was a ball of blech.
By Friday, I was feeling much better. The architect and I went to Wilf’s (at Union Station). It was pretty spendy, but the food was good. Not exceptional, but good. The drinks were also quite good – and it’s a great place to go have a couple of drinks. Then, as a reward for making it through the week and not dying, the architect took me to Baskin Robbins for ice cream. He is pretty cool, I know.
Saturday, we met a friend of his in SE Portland for dinner & drinks. She & her boyfriend were in town for a show at the Aladdin, so we went to a little pub near there. Fish & Chips and beer. All slightly better than average. After the friends headed to their show, the architect and I headed south and stopped at a bar in Sellwood. Kay’s, I think. Great bar, drinks were actually a bit too strong, great atmosphere – and live music every Saturday night.
Today I bit the bullet and went dress shopping. I found a great dress, burgundy, very pretty, fits and everything. It had one small rip in it, which, when pointed out, got me an additional 10% off the price. It was a pretty good deal, and it will be an easy rip to fix.
Then, I bought shoes. These shoes:
They are even better looking in person. And pretty damn comfortable. And, 25% off. Even with the 25% off, they are still the most expensive pair of shoes I’ve ever purchased. (Umm…I also bought a pair of boots, because it seemed like a good idea, and they were NOT expensive – alas, no picture of those.)
So – in review, last week mostly sucked, although I’m pretty sure I’m going to like my new job.
I have a dress.
And a necklace.
Now – I need earrings…and a haircut. And maybe I should figure out how to put on makeup so I don’t look like a clown or something.
Also, maybe some kind of flower thing.
Things are looking good.