Saturday, November 16, 2019

My Life


I went to a professional hockey game last night and had a blast! The New Jersey Devils, who play in Newark, won an exciting game. The team plays at "the Rock," an arena I'd never visited before. (It's real name is the Prudential Center.) The Rock is new and has the largest scoreboard in the world. The entire place pulsates with bright colors, amusing video and loud sound which is as entertaining as the hockey. Plus my good friend Emily joined me.

Enjoying hockey and drinking Tim Horton's coffee are preparing me for moving north. Canada was just ranked #1 in the world for quality of life. (The ranking was done by an American newspaper, US News & World Report.) The U.S. came in #17.

I'm lusting after two things, one affordable, the other not. I plan to buy a new pair of shoes from Canadian designer John Fluevog when I visit Patti next week in NYC. (They have a store there.) Here's what I may buy:


While not cheap, these are a bargain compared to my other object of lust:


McLaren, my favorite car manufacturer, just released this new roadster, called the "Elva." It has 800 hp, no windshield, no roof, no windows. Made of carbon fiber and extremely light. Best of all, it looks like the iconic Batmobile from the 1960's TV show. (I was 8 years old and influential then.)

Only 399 Elvas will be sold. You need $1.7 Million to get one. Even harder is getting on the list: they've all been taken.

*sigh* In my dreams...




12 comments:

  1. Ooh! I hope you do get those shoes! They are fabulous!

    Say hi to Patti for me : )

    Hockey can be a very exciting game to watch as it moves so quickly. Unlike baseball which for me is akin to watching paint dry. LOL

    That car doesn't seem very practical, ha ha! I suppose practical is never a consideration when it comes to fantasy though is it?

    Suzanne
    http://www.suzannecarillo.com

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    1. Practical? PRACTICAL?!

      Suzanne, sweetie, you don't get the point of hyper-cars. Practical has no significance when you're spending a sum equal to what a house costs, for something you don't need (the average hyper-car owner has 30 automobiles in his garage). It's pure passion.

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  2. I love hockey and it is much more exciting and interesting live and in person than on TV

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    1. Come with me to a game sometime! The Rock is easy to get to by train. (15 minutes from NY Penn Station.)

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  3. I'm not much into sports at all, but I do get the excitement of watching a live game. Those shoes! They're absolutely fabulous, and I do hope you'll get them. As for the car, you got me at Batmobile ... sigh! xxx

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  4. L wants those shoes too! I predict they will go on sale within the next 2 months, if you can possibly hold off. :) I love them, and fully approve of your choice!

    Say hello to Patti for me!

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    1. Thanks for the advice. I'll try to hold off but once I get in the store...

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  5. I would wear those shoes too!!!! They are gorgeous!!! Buy them,buy them (and in a different colour combo too! Buy them aaaaaalll!" :0) )
    Haha, the batmobile makes me laugh! You are hilarious!

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    1. You can borrow my pair of shoes. You're size 12, right? :)

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  6. I think you'll enjoy the shoes a lot more than the fancy car. Probably a better deal in the long run!

    I actually just picked up my first pair of fluevogs since my blog days. They're black ankle boots (Fluevog ATV Defender if you are curious to google em).

    I scored for $35 on eBay, because you know I'm a bargain hunter. But I also have an intense weakness for good quality funky shoes.

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    1. Congrats! Send me a picture if it's not too much trouble.

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