2. Purple faux suede shoes? Brown brogue-ish heels? Endless pairs of slightly uncomfortable ballet flats? Gone.**
3. I am willing to pay money for someone to make my window wells less dungeon-y.***
4. New dishwasher? New swamp cooler? Completely worth the money.
5. When you're feeling a little bit bereaved, it is completely okay to do whatever you want, as long as it's summer and you're pretty much letting no one down.****
*I can feel myself talking myself back into those skirts. As we speak. Maybe with tights, for instance.
**Although, since they are still stacked in my hall (as opposed to in and around my closet), maybe I'm speaking too soon?
***Calling all sons? or their friends? Cash money!
****i.e., wandering the aisles of stores and buying nothing; watching the end of Season 5 of Lost, then launching directly into Season 6; taking a nap; eating crackers and drinking iced tea.