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Why does it take so much longer to pack then to unpack? It took weeks to pack everything up into boxes and only a little more than a day to unpack it all. Don't get me wrong, I'm glad it didn't take that long for me to unpack everything but I still can't figure out why it took that long to pack it all.
All rooms should have at least 1 overhead light that is operated by a light switch by the door. I came to this conclusion when I came back to my new apartment alone for the first time since dropping off all my stuff at 9 o'clock at night. It turns out my new apartment has only 4 overhead lights; 2 in the bathroom, one in the kitchen and one in the small hallway connecting the kitchen and the hallway. This meant that first I had to find my way around piles of boxes and furniture through the living room to get to the kitchen where I finally found a light switch that turned on a light. Then I realized that neither of the two lamps that we owned were in any of the boxes in the kitchen. This meant that I had to feel my way through unpacking boxes in the almost completely dark living room. When I finally found a lamp I realized that I faced yet another challenge, finding an outlet in one of the dark rooms. My work was successful and my husband came home to a dimly lit apartment and a trip to Target for some more lamps was planed for the next morning.
I used the magic eraser cleaning sponge for the first time and I am quite amazed. I'm not sure quite how it works but it definitely works. My only guess is that they contain some horribly dangerous chemical. Either way I was able to get our old apartment a lot cleaner than I though it could ever be (I was also able to get our new apartment pretty clean).
As I began to unpack at our new apartment, I realized how many white, empty wall that it had. I don't know why this wasn't an issue at our old apartment but I really feel like I need to hang something on the walls. Any inexpensive ideas? I don't want to spend to much money because I don't know how long we will be here.
Having air conditioning is so nice. That's all I have to say about that.
I just love getting to know a new town. Walking around the streets, visiting the library, even going to the grocery store. Everything is so exciting. I don't want this feeling to go away. I think I'm really going to like this town.
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