It’s graduation season – some high schools/colleges have already held their ceremonies, others haven’t quite gotten that far yet. Some grads have already had their parties and others are still waiting for the big grad party day. Choosing a graduation gift can be daunting at best. Do you give the happy graduate money to spend or save for college? Do you give the graduate a gift card and let him or her pick out a present? Do you give a gift of something you know he or she will enjoy?
If you know the graduate’s interests, you might be able to give them a gift you know he or she will enjoy. For musically inclined graduates, you might consider some of the following:
- guitar pickups or picks for guitarists
- sheet music
- drum sticks for drummers
- a new instrument case
- amplifiers for microphones/guitars/keyboards
These are just a few ideas that I know I would have loved as a musically inclined graduate (especially the sheet music).
So on my new paper route, there are these papers called the Shopper’s Guide that have to be delivered. These are a free paper that is delivered weekly on Wednesday or Thursday, depending on who is delivering them. This is in addition to the newspapers that I have to deliver on a daily basis, and the Shopper’s Guide only goes to those people who either don’t subscribe to the paper at all, or only get the paper on Wednesday/Friday/Sunday, Friday/Saturday/Sunday, or Sunday only. Six and seven day a week subscribers do not get shoppers.
On the current route I am supposed to deliver 176 shoppers, but I was only given 96 shoppers to deliver this week for that route. I’m going to ask when I pick up my papers because I was missing like 80 shoppers, although they won’t get delivered in time for the Thursday noon deadline if they do give me the last two bundles – I doubt they’ll have them though, since the delivery truck separated them by how many bundles each route got and the truck driver only gave my route 2.5 bundles. *sigh*
Now this carrier is dog tired from doing two different paper deliveries in one day – but at least on the shopper deliveries I had help – LaShawn helped me deliver the shopper. We have a plan for next week, but I’ll discuss that in another post.
I swear, if there is one thing I cannot keep track of, it is my sunglasses. I am forever losing my sunglasses, to the point the most of my favorite pairs are forever lost. And people wonder why I only buy the cheap ones from Walmart or the Dollar Tree.
Honestly, I wish I could get a pair of cheap ray bans and actually know I’d be able to keep track of them. But I know better than that. I lost the pair LaShawn bought me – but for once I actually found them! But still… me and my ability to lose sunglasses and inability to find them again usually win out.
Ok, admission time. I know I’ve said before on my blogs that I don’t want kids. I suppose that’s not entirely true. While I’m not fond of children as a whole, I do know that if I had kids of my own, I’d most likely love them to pieces. But the fact of the matter is, I use not wanting children as an excuse – because for all intents and purposes, I can’t have them anyway.
I’m not saying I can’t have them because I don’t have a man, because if I had the money, there are ways around that. No, I can’t have kids because my body thinks it is amusing to not complete my cycle. So I have to take meds to make me have a monthly cycle. According to my doctor it is possible to conceive on the meds, but it is also likely the fertilized egg would not implant because of the medication. He told me how to get around that, but it honestly seems like far too much of a pain to deal with.
So it makes me sad when I see women who are still of childbearing years say they are cutting themselves off at one or two. Not that I don’t respect their decision – it is their life and body after all. But it makes me sad because it’s a choice I pretty much had made for me by my own traitorous body.
Recently I noticed something a bit strange at one of the home sites here in the trailer court. It’s a home site that isn’t currently being used for a trailer – but it is being used for an RV. They hooked up the electrical to the power box and everything. o_O
I’m not sure if that was a temporary arrangement or permanent as I haven’t see the RV for a couple of days and no trailer house has been added to the lot. I wonder if they were visiting someone here in the court and were using the empty lot next door to hold their RV or what. I do know they never had a class c rv cover on it because they were living out of it. They even set up a barbecue grill outside the thing!
I have to go out in a few hours to pick up a friend, I’ll have to see if it is still there when I go out. Just one of those weird things you see I guess.