Is it possible for the weather to be too nice? I actually think so. Pittsburgh has been so sunny and warm that it's actually pretty detrimental to my school work. I find myself wanting to spend as much time outside in the sunshine that I can't bring myself to be cooped up in the library like I actually need to. I think my grades will actually improve quite a bit once it starts being bitterly cold and cloudy. With that being said, I did take full advantage of that sun yesterday. I had big plans since my roommate let me borrow her car: SHOPPING TRIP.
And I know that I have a bit of a shopping problem, but today I did really well and managed to not spend too much money and only purchased necessities. Well, almost all necessities.
Can I start off by saying how wonderful driving feels? Just me, the open road, and Google maps directions. Lovely.
I may have gotten a little lost when I took the wrong street at a 5 way intersection, but I surprised myself and managed to get back to the street that I needed to through a series of twists and turns down some kind of obscure roads. Does this mean I'm becoming a Pittsburgher? Before I know it I'll be saying 'yinz' and wearing a Steelers jersey on game days.
The real reason for my trip was to go to the Verizon store and see if they would replace my phone. I have insurance on it since I've gone through 4 phones in less than 3 years and spent waaaay too much money on replacing them. The past weekend proved to be no exception to my antics and I lost this guy in a parking lot. A very nice man returned it to me, but it was a little worse for the wear and the camera now takes pictures with a giant crack in them.
Good news: they'll replace it. Bad news: they didn't have it in stock so they are mailing it to me. It's annoying because someone has to be home to sign for it (which is a major hassle with classes and work) and then I don't know how to transfer all of my contacts. She gave me a sheet with data transfer instructions, but I think you have to pay for the service. Damn Verizon and its lack of sim cards.
I also went to Target and bought too many boxes of ZBars, Luna bars, and mini Clif bars. Now I'm set for snacking through the end of the semester. I managed to avoid buying clothes or shoes, but I did snag this watch for $13. It makes me feel awesome so I don't have any regrets about buying it.
My next stop was Trader Joe's where I filled up an entire shopping cart with all kinds of goodies. I bought things in multiples that I knew I would be eating a lot of: butternut squash, canned pumpkin, and apples, to name a few. I also bought a box of something that is already 40% done: peanut butter puffins!
So, so, so good.
Today it's slightly overcast but the high is supposed to be 68 degrees. Weather, why do you torment me so?! I have work to do! Research to be done! Laundry to fold!
Am I the only one without the will power to not give in to beautiful weather? If you're able to stay inside with your chem book, please, tell me your secret!
Have a lovely Sunday!