random thoughts


So they say Puerto Rico has declared bankruptcy.

Hmm…. I understand individuals but a state/country? No idea how that would be feeling for its residents. I am selfishly grateful for one thing – I had looked for jobs at Puerto Rico over a decade or two, and if I had found one, I would have moved there. Now I realize that I am in a much better place – this province did not declare a bankruptcy. At least, not yet…Until then I will keep working, soothing my anxiety over losing my job/pension, looking for alternative income resources or jobs, and saving as much as I can.

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I wore one of the thrifted blouses today and I felt lucky again; I have got that beauty for such an affordable price. I plan to go to thrift stores again this Saturday. I thought today; would I ever buy new blouses or shirts (these are the primary clothes I am okay for buying at thrift stores) from other stores? I have a shirt that I have hardly worn that I bought for over 50 bucks 4-5 years ago. What a waste…. I do not think I would do that again, as long as my experience with the thrift stores continues to be positive. There is something very satisfying and exciting about finding a beautiful blouse or item at a low cost, feeling lucky about this, and having savings building up for my future 🙂

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I happen to get my weekly shopping done today. I could not help and bought more stuff than I would usually consume. The difference this week is that I will start bringing food to office…. I so far consumed usually canned foods and fruits, but this had to change; I do not think canned food is very healthy. Not 5 days a week. So I have been meaning to transition into bringing in real food everyday. 

This, I suspect, will be a challenge for me. My primary concern is that I may forget to pick up the food in the morning, or get too lazy to even bother preparing food everyday….. One strategy will be to bring a week’s worth of food on Mondays – we have fridge on the floor so it should not be a problem to store them. Since I plan to walk in the mornings, this also means carrying them in my back pack on Mondays… I need a new habit, see? I gotta say that I am pretty sure this will be a struggle for some time, but we will see how it will go. The worst thing I will do is to eat nuts and trail mix at the office, in addition to fruit. At least they are easy to carry and always tasty.

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Tomorrow is Friday. This week has passed quite fast. This weekend I plan to continue fixing my yard, shop at thrift stores, clean my house, and walk to a park or something. I may as well start reading a book, who knows? It has been sometime that I read a book, so this may be actually a great activity to do. 

These are what crossed my mind tonite, friends. Hope you are having a great night and have wonderful plans for the coming weekend 🙂

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  1. Goodwill has an upcoming half off sale for mother’s day! Just fyi! I only go on half off days. And for bringing real meals into the picture I have the same issue especially for work. The only thing that works for me is prepping. It may mean make them for the whole week, or as I cook at night make extra. As well as actually writing down what to make because midweek I’ve forgotten what I wanted to make and make a frozen pizza 😣.
    I love that your blouse makes you feel lucky! What a special shirt 😙

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    1. thank you 🙂 these are all great suggestions. I think I am more about prepping once a week (boy, I am so lazy :)). I want to keep some canned food at the office so hat I will have some food in case I forget to prep or bring in 🙂 and as for the blouse; it is such a rare opportunity for me to be excited about a material, but this blouse was really lovey and I m so lucky 🙂

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  2. I bring a yogurt add raisins and dip in wheat thins for my lunch. Do you like yogurt? There’s nothing to make and many flavors and varieties to choose from. Sounds like you have a wonderful weekend planned, enjoy! Love that cat gif, it made me laugh. 🙂

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