Today was my last first day of school! If life goes as planned, I will never have another first day of school again. At the end of December, I will officially be a Master of Science. Writing that final tuition check felt pretty amazing — my proudest achievement may not be the degree itself, but the fact that I paid all those tens of thousands of dollars without taking out a loan.
So instead of going out and spending more money (even if it would’ve just been a dollar), I took my Hoover vacuum to Mr. Sweeper in West Roxbury to pick up a new floor attachment — free, thanks to the warranty. Mine had been falling off while vacuuming, so the helpful employee gave me a new one that seems to fit a little tighter onto the base. Now I have no excuse for neglecting my floors.