So this may be pretty mundane news to the rest of you, but for me this is big: Today, I plunked down some big-girl bucks for my first retail piece of furniture (aside from a few minor pieces from IKEA, but those don’t count because I had to assemble them). I finally have a brand-new sofa, which, because I just had to have custom upholstery, will be gracing my living room in 7 to 9 weeks:


Sometime before then, I’m also going to by an electric Scat Mat to train my cats to keep their grubby little paws off my expensive new baby. Heh.