Azure Jane Lunatic (azurelunatic) wrote,
Azure Jane Lunatic

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There are some things that make the Lunatic very happy, and one of them is getting new useful items. Today was a very good day for that. First, I noticed that I was not half so broke as I have been considering myself to be, thanks to an unexpectedly low telephone/internet bill, and good paycheck timing. Second, I got things.

I was a little late getting to the 17 bus, and had to wait 15 minutes for the next one, so I dropped into the drug store on the corner of Central and McDowell and found that they had some fine products by Wahl there.



I've been wanting one of those for a while, and I'm glad to report that they are just as fine as reputed to be. Accept no cheap imitations!

I was dumping garbage in the dumpster when I noticed an item in the area, suitable for being recycled. I examined closer -- a small drop-leaf round table, somewhat grungy. I've been wanting a dining room type table for a while. I was gleeful. I carried it inside and went over the top with a metal scouring pad and water first, then with a rag and a little water, and finally with more rags and dust & clean spray. There is no good place to put it, of course; I have consequently parked it in my closet with Things Stacked On Top.

Tables are useful. I expect that we will probably pull it out occasionally. I have wanted a proper table for a very long time, and this one, while slightly shaky, definitely fits the bill. I can sit, in a proper chair, at a proper table, and spread stuff all over the top. I am delighted.

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