Friday, January 15, 2016

Friday Five

Hello, it's me. Since I've blogged exactly twice since the beginning of December I thought it might be fun to do a 5 things post today. Do people still do these? I know I use to link my post up every week with someone, but for the life of me I just can't remember who that was even with anymore. Anyway here are the top 5 things that have been going on in my life during my blogging absence.

1. Gossip Girl - I finally gave in and got Netflix, and by that I mean my sister got Netflix and I finally caved and asked for her password. I always stayed away because I knew it would consume so much of my time and I was 100% correct. I've been obsessed with Gossip Girl and am already well into the third season. I don't know how I've never watched it until now, but if Blair and Chuck don't end up together in the end I'm going to be so upset.

2. Dating - The Vail Valley is often referred to as the Male Valley and one look at Tinder makes it very clear why. I don't know what the ratio is, but its fair to say the men greatly outnumber the women in this town. Which is great because you have so many choices, but is also terrible because all those choices can be overwhelming. This deserves its own post, but let's just say I've been on more dates since moving to Colorado than I've been on in my whole life combined. Sadly though I'm still very much single.

3. Not Skiing - Since I moved out here I've only been up on the mountain once. I had a really great, patient instructor and was still terrible, so I've been nervous to go back up. But I'm making myself take advantage of my free lessons this month and going up. Hopefully I'll shake this cold I have in time to go on my next day off work.

4. Thinking about what's next - My job is only guaranteed until the end of ski season in April and my lease is up at the end of that month. I keep trying to put off thinking about the future but more and more people ask me what's next and I'm starting to realize April really isn't that far off. I'd like to stay in Vail but it's just a matter of finding another job (or being offered year round status where I am) and finding a place where I can afford to live. Keep your fingers crossed the right opportunity presents itself to me.

5. Being homeless - Last week a water line broke in my building causing everyone to evacuate and me to not have access to my unit until late last night. Thankfully I work in a hotel with really great management and was able to stay in a room there for an employee rate, meaning I got a 4star room for around $100 a night. I've never been so thankful to work in hospitality. But it certainly felt nice to use my own shower and sleep in my own bed again. Dealing with all of if was certainly a crash course in adulting.

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  1. I need to pick back up on Gossip Girl...I started it earlier this past summer but haven't kept up...DONT TELL ME WHAT HAPPENS.

    Yay for adulating and surviving homelessness! I can't even believe that whole situation happened!

    1. Adulting. Not sure why the work computer changed that to adulating. Whatever the hell that even means...


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