At 3:15 yesterday afternoon the delivery driver for the desk called to update me. Said they were delivering at a town (about 2 1/2 hours away) and assembling some furniture and then headed to our stop, so it will be in the evening. So, I figured, ok, an hour or so at their current stop and 3 hours (being generous) to drive here, they should be here around 7:30 or so. 8pm rolls around, then 9pm. Good grief. Finally at 9:15 dh calls the delivery driver's phone # from my cell phone. Like are you guys almost here? He says they are still like 90 minutes away. Dh was like geez....you guys think it's ok to deliver to someone's home at 11pm? Anyway, they finally showed up at 11pm with the desk.
Finally, after 7 months since I ordered it (ordered on March 11) and 2 tries to get it, the desk is complete and set up. Dh says he really likes it and it's a nice solid wood desk. I'm not sure I'd ever order furniture from Pottery Barn again, though. What a hassle this has been.
Mrs Neighbor gave dh a whole bunch more Iris bulbs (his favorite), like 2 buckets full! My plan tomorrow is to cut all our iris's down for the fall/winter and I guess dh will be planting more, haha. Most of the ones she gave us 2 years ago to plant grew like crazy huge this year and also are spreading.
My weekend plans are to do some yard maintenance (iris's), housecleaning, and go see my mom on Sunday and pick up a grocery order. I'm still trying to decide what to time to go on Sunday. I like to go in the mornings, between breakfast and lunch, but she drives me nuts with the constant asking me about eating. I think I may just tell her I'll be there at 1pm, but get there a little early so I can go through her apt and fill up another bag of stuff to get out of there before she comes back to her apartment for lunch. But most likely she'll still spend the whole time asking me "did you eat? did you get lunch?" At least with ordering from Albertson's, I can go pick up my order anytime that day, as long as I'm there by 7pm, so if I wake up Sunday and decide to go see her after lunch, I can change my mind and not be tied into the set hour of pickup, as with Walmart. I've always tried to imagine what it must be like for "time" in her brain now. My guess is that basically she's pretty much always in the present few minutes, so if I've been there an hour and a half and it's time to leave, she doesn't think I've been there that long, at all. On the flip side, I guess, is that if she hasn't seen me for a week or more, it doesn't seem like that long to her either.
With dh setting up his new desk he had to turn off his computer and unplug, so at least this morning I didn't have to try to remember to do his weekly restart that I'm trying to remember to do on his computer now.