20 June 2008

Special Vanity and Other News

I received my new Specialty and Vanity tag the other day. :) I miss my Georgia wildflower tag so I decided to find one I like here in North Carolina. The mountains are my favourite part of the state and I love the Blue Ridge Parkway so I went with this one.

Part of the proceeds goes to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, which aides in the upkeep of the parkway and the parks. Speaking of, I never understood why in the USA one drives on a parkway and parks on a driveway.

Anyhow, I also splurged and had the tag personalised and as when I created my blog I did not know what to call it so I gave it the number of my apartment at that time. So I have given my tag the name of my blog. Yes, my creativity is astounding.

In other news I am now domiciled in the loft. It’s a big change from the cottage. The children aren’t happy about it. I think they are a little freaked out right now. Nora-Grace is walking around hissing and growling. Tabitha is whining and pacing the floor. I can’t say I blame them as the current two rooms don’t have all that great of a view and they also don’t have as much space to run around in.

I still have more belongings to move from the cottage, which I will do tonight when I get home from work. It’s amazing how much stuff I had with me in the cottage. I purposely only brought in the minimal or at least this is what I thought, but it seemed to have multiplied.

During this last move I realised I really don’t need all that I have and can get by with very little. I have even more stuff all packed away on the first floor of the building. Some of it is what I put back into storage after I moved out of my apartment and some of the stuff I had in storage for five years back in Savannah. I seemed to have got along fine without it and sometimes I never thought about any of it. Often I would have panic attacks when visiting it because I would open the door to the 10 x 20 storage unit and be confronted with STUFF.

I think I am going to use this time in the warehouse to sort through things and get rid of it. It’s easier for me to write this then actually do, but it’s going to be an ongoing effort and project.


Lewis said...

special vanity? ooohhh...i love that . and the mountains are very nice. now, let's go back a few posts and see a little more of that yummy fuzzy tummy of yours....please. you know where to email the pic. hehehe

Anonymous said...

Is it just me, or does anyone else find poetry in this...a smart, handsome, furry man, renovating his warehouse loft in North Carolina for occupancy by himself and his kitties? I expect the next, great novel soon, K-A.

ilduce said...

Aaah, I was wondering what 401A referred to.........

Anonymous said...

Now that you are getting settled, when do you move back to Savannah? - M

Anonymous said...

It's interesting that I was just thinking of changing my vanity license plates as well. But it's good to see that you managed to get what you requested given its commonality. As an urban planner in Illinois, I love your oxymoron of parkways and driveways.

I hope things settle down for the children quickly in your new loft. And cleaning out the unneeded stuff will be like clearing the mind.

Anonymous said...

Other news from Savannah. You need to come and visit and ride in the newest addition, a Cadillac; we have not had one in a while! Sunday in an old lady car with cocktails!!
How Divine!
Jim & Steve