My good friend, Brenda, brought me a Publix Molten Chocolate Cake (larger than a cupcake) fudge cake, with fudge throughout it and fudge icing. Then topped off with chocolate chips. To make sure my chocoholic body was satisfied, she also gave me two large 80% chocolate Hershey bars. She even lit a candle on the little cake for me to blow out. And as a added bonus, she gave me a plaque that says, "A House is not a Home with out a Yorkshire Terrier." I now have a little Yorkie named Riley - his birthday is later this month and he will be 10.
Another neighbor had a beautiful wreath made for my door for Christmas. And I got special cards and personal good wishes. My neighbors are great.
Only one glitch in the week that still has not come forth. I had ordered my first artificial Christmas tree from Wayfair, and Fed Ex picked it up for delivery on Dec. 6th. Fed Ex picked it up but it is somewhere in the nether world since I cannot track it beyond. It just says the label has been made and I will be notified when it will be delivered. I wonder if they lost their first package in the world and it is mine. I figure it was wrong for me to get that first artificial tree in my history. Bad Karma?
I made a decision not to cook the whole shebang this year. I might get a free turkey or ham and I will cook it. But as far as sides, I will have to think about it. Alas, I do not eat as much as I used to. I should lose weight but I am fairly inactive. The only exercise I get is walking my dog.
I finally got rid of "the dead lady's furniture," as I called it. She was a resident who died a few months after moving here and I needed furniture since mine was all in North Carolina. My neighbors pitched in and helped me mover her couches and a dresser from a resident who abandoned his apartment early on. Good Will was the recipient of the couch and I kept the dresser. I plan on painting it.
Another neighbor and dear friend gave me her leather couch since she was getting a new one. I also got her leather recliner. Oh, and I gave up my storage. I had them send my photos and let the rest go. It still makes me sad, but that is life. It was costing so much to keep it.
So my apartment has finally become "comfortable" to me, and I am watching TV with Riley today since it is cold and gloomy outside - hints of rain. I do go out in the rain now (not like some of my neighbors who do not) but I really do not need anything at this time so I will "nest,"
Still have my fingers crossed that the tree will arrive.