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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Had it happened in different circumstances, I think yesterday would have been one of the better days as a parent. As it stood, it turned out to be (for me) one of the biggest disasters I could have had in recent memory. I think now I know how my Dad felt when I got married as I know he felt similarly about certain issues, although I did get married in the church, (which I thought I was doing the RIGHT thing even though my Dad was a convert and a lapsed one at that- I thought I was making my family happy by marrying in the church as opposed to finding someone who was either not Catholic or worse yet non religious even if my parents didn't like my fiancee at the time). I made sure both my kids went to church and took all the sacraments. It was CLEAR to me last night by all the money WASTED (in my opinion) on several photographers, a videographer, 2 slide shows etc that money was not a factor in it. I don't know what to think except that I am not happy about the situation. I was also basically told to keep my opinions to myself which did nothing to defuse my frustration level. I also did not eat well yesterday which did little to make me feel better.To put the icing on the cake I said something to my Mom (yeah the one who dragged us off to Mass EVERY Sunday whether WE wanted to go that day or not) saying that there was no right or wrong about (God or religion) that it's all in your head (I couldnt help but think what a supremely stupid statement not to mention how it probably deeply offended MY SAVIOR).


yet another

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

I really didn't want to have to write yet another one of these but I need the points. There I am being honest if deceitful.

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more winter woes

Monday, January 24, 2011

I just spent about 2 hours shovelling out buried vehicles today at work. Had over a foot of snow (hard packed because it was above freezing) over the roof around the fenders etc had to take and sweep off the front and then dig out the tires (front wheel drives) and even then it took 3 or 4 passes back and forth to make a path. then I had to get the rest of the snow off so I could pull them in, Oh well that's why I get paid the big bucks . (NOT).

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NARSLOVE 1/24/2011 9:54PM

    Look on the bright side.. all those burned calories.

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More January Blues

Sunday, January 23, 2011

This has been a winter unlike nearly any other, Snow up the ying yang till you want to almost VOMIT at the sight of it, then now its been ABOVE freezing for the last 3 days (Not good TRUST ME) now I have a very sore back right at the where the pelvis joins. Gotta go to work tommorrow or Hitler (I just love my boss- NOT) will have a fit. So much for going to the union (what a joke),
Well if it keeps bothering me I am going to the doctor and getting a note and then I am going to stay away from work for a week or what ever it takes. I could still lose my job tomorrow if it were contracted out so why shouldn't I look after myself FIRST??

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    Wow, you're really having a hard time! Living where it gets extremely hot in the summer, I feel exactly about summer as you do about winter, and I always dread it coming. Sometimes just finding one simple thing positive--it can be ANYTHING--helps beat the blues. It sounds silly, but the only thing I could find to like about summer is fruit salad with ingredients that are best in July and August, our hottest month. Eventually I started looking forward to that one thing. Maybe you can find something that's best enjoyed on a cold day? A favorite book that you read only on the coldest days? Seeing the sunrise when it hits the ice and snow in the trees and everything sparkles? Hang in there!

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Mid January Blues

Sunday, January 16, 2011

I often wish I had more intelligent things to write about in fact I have had several times where I had meant to commit to memory a profound thought I had had (yes I can still get them at my advanced age of 49) to use HERE only to forget it). It has been snowing practically non stop going on 2 weeks now and even though it might be honest exercise I am getting sick to death of shovelling (not to mention how high the piles are and the fact that I am running out of spots to put the @##$#@~!! stuff). I also dislike the fact that we haven't had much in the way of sunshine yet this month (usually its cold and sunny - which s better than cold AND cloudy) coupled with the fact that its dark when I go to work and the sun is setting less than an hour after I get home. (What did my ancestors do before artificial lighting ??). The only saving grace I can see is that the month is nearly half over and in a couple of months it should be spring. Can't come too soon. At least we don't get a lot of tornadoes and we don't have troubles with snakes and insects as much as some other folks do.


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