Wednesday, February 4, 2009

How Many Keys?

So in case you didn't notice, I now have an awesome background to match my even more awesome header.

Becca over at Lovely Yellow Ribbons was a dear and gave me a background to match. Have I mentioned how talented she is lately?

One other blogger I'd like to mention is one of my best friends, Kebi. She's been commenting for awhile on blogs, but has now started blogging herself. You should check her out over at Hanging By a Thread and welcome her.

This morning I went to inspect our apartment and pick up our keys. Only a few things need to be done to the apartment. Mainly it needs to be swept and our landlord needs to install another outlet for our dryer. Other than that we are golden. I'm loving our balconies the most. I love that we have a front one and back one. Of course the back balcony, off our two bedrooms is my fave. It has a view of a garden and a few fields, it was foggy today so I couldn't check for a view of the mountains, but I'm hoping that is included.

You should see the amount of keys that I have for our apartment. I'm not kidding when I tell you we have about 20. They are labeled A-M and then we have two other for the door to our apartment, a set for our storage room aka cellar, a set for the door to our garage in the back, a set for the garage in the front and an automatic key for the door in and out of the whole garage. I have NO idea how I'm going to remember which key is for what. I'm sure with time and many trying of keys I'll figure it out.

Today from 2 to 4 I'm doing the driver's course. I mentioned I was supposed to go a few weeks ago, when Sean went, but he was in such a large in-processing class that there was no room for spouses to attend. So...that's what I'm doing today.

Thanks to everyone for the suggestions about the Rosetta Stone. I will be using that...eventually. I need to get my laptop hooked up to a wireless network first. That's actually a question that I'm going to save for another blog. I'm kind of clueless when it comes to laptops, so I'll be asking you ladies a few questions about it. Probably tomorrow.

Ciao!

19 comments:

Lauren said...

hey fyi the army can get you that language program for you FREE. And I have a question for ya. Would you like to go to a winery with me and my friend DanaMay friday?

Jon and Steph said...

I can't wait to see pictures of your apartment! I love balconies... I bet your apartment is wonderful.

Good luck with the drivers course! ;)

Allison said...

Rosetta Stone is great :) I've been using it to work on my spanish.

Another good one is Mango Languages. To me, it was more useful in conversational language where as Rosetta Stone tends to teach more vocabulary.

And your new background looks great :) Becca is so talented!

Lindsay said...

I love the background! That Becca is so freakin' talented!

As for the driver's course, whatever you do, DONT drive in or anywhere near Rome. I like you too much to let you put your life at risk like that.

Kebi Cedawna said...

Thank you for the shout out, your too sweet!
Maybe you can get one of those label makers and put a little label with the letter of the corresponding key by each doorknob. After a few weeks I bet you'll have them all memorized.
And your balconies sound wonderful! You guys picked the perfect place. :)
Hope you have a beautiful day!

. Becca . said...

I can't WAIT to see pictures!!!! I also love balconies! :)

Megan said...

Looking forward to seeing pictures of your apartment! I would be totally lost on trying to figure out so many keys.

Kebi Cedawna said...

Hey Pioneer Woman is doing a photography equipment giveaway! Thought you might want in on the action ;)

The Rest is Still Unwritten said...

Yeah, I would definitely have to label all of those keys! That is so funny they gave you that many!

Good luck at the driving course! And I cannot wait to see pictures! It sounds so much better than the hotel I'm living in!

SassyEngineer said...

Love the new background, and I hope you get settled in the new place soon!

Via said...

I've heard the Rosetta Stone is, in fact, good. But I think it's in the upper $400's for the Italian set and they are never on sale so, you may want to wait a bit and see what you pick up before jumping to that.

Yes, good luck on the course! And with the keys!

THEhooahwife said...

oh my word. That is a ton of keys!! The balconies sound awesome, I can't wait to see pics!

Love the new background and good luck with driving!!

The Pink Chick said...

The new background looks great! I can't wait to see pics of your new apartment!

Sara said...

Yay new apartment with almost no problems! And YAY for pretty balconies! I'm so happy for you! Good luck getting your license

Miss Adventure said...

That is an insane amount of keys! I have three for my apartment and still don't know what the last one is for! At least you know where they all go to.
I had never even heard of mango languages so thanks Allison for posting that!
Good luck with the driving. You are so brave!

The Rest is Still Unwritten said...

I've tagged you, check my blog!

Mrs. Cup said...

I can't wait to see pictures of the apartment!!

Tania said...

That's a crap load of keys! I have a ton for work and have them labeled, but discreetly in case I lose them!

Your apartment sounds lovely! Hope you get settled in and comfy soon!

Lauren is right about Rosetta Stone. Jon was studying some Thai during his time down range, and mentioned to me that it was free for him. Is Italy big on soap operas? That's how my mom learned English! :P

Jon and Steph said...

I tagged you on my blog ;)