Well the move is over. We’re now in the process of getting settled into the new condo. In the end I’m really happy we hired movers. There would have been no way for us to get all that stuff out of our old appartment and into the condo in the time limits we had. I think if I move again I’m going to hire painters, packers and movers. I’ll just wait an extra 6 months before moving, heh.
It pissed rain all day but the moving guys just parked their truck right outside so everything was dry by the time it was moved into the new place. I bought them coffee and donuts since they had to work through the rain all day. Not that I didn’t get soaked walking down to Hortons, but that’s beside the point.
After getting everything moved in on Thursday night we wandered over to the Sheppard Grande and watched The Fountain. I’m not quite sure if this was a good or bad movie. It was a bit strange to follow, but that could also be because I was exhaused. I also didn’t expect to come out of one of Darren Aronofsky’s movies and have a good understanding of what it was about. I think I liked it. I have no idea if anyone else would tho.
We’ve been ripping through the boxes and containers at the new place over the last few days. All the boxes and bins are now empty and you can actually walk across the condo without having to step over anything. Makes a big difference to get the books on the shelves and setting up some new shelving for the office closet.
We’re still trying to work out just what to do with the TV in the living room. We tried to mount it on the wall but the places the stud finder said a stud was located didn’t have anything behind it. It’s currently just sitting on what used to be the bar.
The kitchen is working out great. There is a lot more cupboard space in the condo, and we added some extra shelving to act as a pantry where we can hide all of the caned goods.
We had the condo people come in and fix the washing machine and the master bathtub on Friday. Which, in the end, was a bit of an adventure. When he was fixing the bathtub a piece shot out of it and water sprayed everywhere. There was about ten minutes where water just gushed out of the tap. Had to hold a shirt over it to direct the flow into the tub (instead of all over the floor) so the guy fixing it could run to get the tool to turn off the water. Floor was nicely soaked but I think we’ve got the carpet dried out.
In a fit of consumerism glory Stacy and I picked up a copy of Lego Starwars, Oblivion and a second Xbox 360 controller. Oblivion is fun, there are a couple UI things that bug me but I’ll be putting some time into this one as well. Starwas is really, really well done. Both Stacy and I are loving it. They’ve done a fantastic job getting everything to fit together. Hopefully both games hold up to the test of time.
That’s it for now.