So our vacuum cleaner died last week. No surprise really -- I think I've had it since my early 20s -- but inconvenient since we have so much pet hair everywhere. Matthew's way way way into the Consumer Reports so he picked out what we would get and we went to Costco and got one. Got home put it together, and I started vacuuming and was completely appalled about how excited I was about how well it worked. (Oh, BTW, we got a Eureka Boss Smartvac.) I just went around the house sucking up pet hair and being amazed at how great it was. Such is my boring life these days.
I also went to our neighborhood association meeting on Tuesday and found out lots of exciting stuff about Kenton (our neighborhood here). The PDC (Portland Development Commission) was presenting what they envision for the neighborhood (link here) and I think we picked a great place to buy a house. And, for you locals, we're getting the third Cup and Saucer in Portland. (It's a great place for breakfast -- they have amazing scones and the only home fries I've ever liked and eggs with jalapenos and cream cheese...) Yum! They're apparently the first tenant in the first redeveloped storefronts in "Downtown Kenton".
I guess that's enough for now. Oh, and I'm watching some pseudo-news program and Tom Cruise is undoubtedly certifiably insane.