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May 3rd, 2015 at 07:38 am

I was assaulted.

Brutalised even. Dubious consent. Taken against my will.
By the exchange rate.
What was meant to be $53 417.38 turned out to be $51 760.05.
I probably sound like the princess and the pea complaining but when you consider that just a $0.02 cent shift in the exchange rate took $1657.33 out of my pocket, that is fiscal rape.

Felt like a baller walking into the local credit union. Cue Michael Jacksons "beat it" as I walk up to the deposit desk. "Bank it" with a cool NON-conformist nod of my head.
No. . . . The reality is I stood in line till my number was called, but it was almost as cool, My kids screaming and arguing at the token toy box was close enough to the "beat it" theme, the tellers didn't need to say it but we all silently acknowledge that was the mood. Some things are better felt then said.

What else? Took delivery of our new place. As soon as I got the keys I walked in and cast myself to the floor and did space angels, simular to snow angels but done with empty space.
Its three levels and one level is almost double our current apartment. Imagine a reverse TARDIS. A place smaller on the inside then the outside. If we paint the walls we lose square footage.
Thinking of doing my pilot license. Not sure I would ever trust myself to put my whole family in the same aircraft I'm piloting but there's a flight school almost around the corner from our new place.

With the amount of work we are doing of late we are looking at $16 300 for May end and $23 000.00 for June end pushing savings out to 205 300 ish. So close to our goal for the year.
In fact, my accountant, a dashing, smart, handsome man (me, if you couldn't tell), running forecasts with cautious numbers across the accounts could see us finishing the year close to $330 000.00 pending meteor strike or debilitating disaster.

Met a young guy out while being sociable in Vancouver and he said he was an actor, I took little interest as I didn't recognise him. Just about everyone you meet in Vancouver tells you they are an actor, and by actor they mean their foot was an extra in a crowd in a deleted scene in a strait to DVD movie. Turns out he has been in movies with Dwayne Johnson and he is in the movie 'Tomorrow Land' with George Clooney. I will be seeing him again at the same social function in coming weeks so I want to get some cool crazy stalker fan/diva star stories out of him, you know, the typical shrines made out of your hair and people stealing your shoes under restroom doors stuff.
I'm sure that's what really goes on.


3 Responses to “Assaulted”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    Your new place sounds amazing! I'm intrigued about this actor you met, I just searched for Tomorrow Land.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    First, I simply adore your writing style!

    Second, congrats on the new place!

    Third, sorry about the assault...hope it isn't repeated and you are not scarred by the attack.

  3. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    What do you do that you make so much money? Not bank managing anymore right?

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