It is July already, time flies. Time for an update.
Much less travel this year, only 7 trips in the first six months. 28 hotel nights. I have trip coming up soon with a couple of weeks of hotel nights- part work, larger part pleasure, and a two city trip the end of August that will be 5 nights. I will close the year with about 40 hotel nights.
I have read 32 books, I am easily on pace for one a week for the year.
We are getting started on some major updates to the condo, we have hired a contractor to replace Jay's bathroom, to henceforth be known as the Potty Palace. For what it is costing it better be a Palace when we are finished. As much as paid for the last new car I bought. When his is done, my bathroom needs updating, then the real challenge the kitchen needs replacing. That may cost as much as my first house did. When I look at appliances I end up projecting near $10,000 just on those. No wonder my father put off the kitchen replacement - my mother died waiting.
My brother-in-law is having a rough year. He is having a kidney removed - overall he is not having fun.
I have started an unofficial retirement countdown, 49 months and a few days left to go.
How is your year going?