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Thanksgiving at mom's house

Sunday, November 23, 2014


Dakoda (granddaughter, Me, Devon (Grandson)


Kishwa, Me, Angie (My girls)


Becca, Gerri, Tyler (Niece, Sister, Nephew)


Me, Devon(Grandson), Angie (Daughter), Becca (Niece)


Gerri (sister) Angie (Daughter)


Dakota (Granddaughter), Kishwa (Daughter), Devon (Grandson)


(The whole gang)


Jim and Me (Jim is my ex-husband that I have started dating again)

Thanks for sharing my Thanksgiving with me. May you all be blessed.

~ Donna



  


Thursday...oh yeah one day closer to Friday

Thursday, November 20, 2014



So a small wrench has been throw into my vacation request. One of the girls I had asked to help me cover broke her leg in two places yesterday while transferring out of her wheelchair. I'm sorry she had that happen and I fully understand her not being able to cover, now I have to get inventive to find coverage.. lol.. It's always something.

On another note I have my grievance letter ready to mail and since there is a 10 day period to get it in I'm going to have it delivered certified. I don't want them to say it was late.


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1STBUCKETITEM 11/20/2014 3:56PM

  Loved your Maxine today. I'm already getting tired of Christmas music on the only station I can get reception for on my old radio as I walk! emoticon

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BLUEJAY1969 11/20/2014 2:53PM

    Okay so here's the thing...... if you don't happen to get coverage that just means the Lord is keeping you out of a bad situation or saving your time for a better one! emoticon I hope you do get to carry out your plans for vacation and I pray your letter does some good!
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RHOOK20047 11/20/2014 11:13AM

    Life always tries to upset our apple cart, but hopefully you will find a replacement so you can enjoy the vacation you planned. Have a great day and a great weekend, and thanks for being part of this team!

Bob

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LUCYCAN7 11/20/2014 7:43AM

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MSFROGGIE 11/20/2014 7:31AM

    I hope you are able to find someone to cover for you.

Have a great vacation!

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AZMOMXTWO 11/20/2014 7:23AM

  good luck with finding a person to cover and with the grievance

you are a great person have a good day

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OLIVIANIGHT 11/20/2014 7:22AM

    I hope you can find someone.

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DMEYER4 11/20/2014 6:45AM

  have a great day and good luck finding someone to cover.

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Wonderful Wednesday

Wednesday, November 19, 2014



How is your day going? I have a dilemma that I could use some advice on.

Approximately 10 - 15 years ago I was taken into my office at work and was told I no longer had to work any holidays that our agency has staff cover. We are now under new management and they are taking that away from me. I am ready to file a grievance and have already done part one which was telling my own supervisor that I did not agree with their decision.

Last night I sat down and wrote a letter that is going to people I don't even know. I stated facts, what led up to the original token provided to me and the reasoning behind prior management doing so. This has worked for the agency 10+ years, so my wording for wanting it to stay the same is something to this effect.

"My proposed resolution: My resolution would be to continue to have holidays off as per a previous agreement with past management. I do not believe this shows any type of favoritism towards myself, but only shows my years of tenor here being 24 years as of October 22, 2014 and that prior management felt it was justly earned."

What say you? If you were management and knew of prior management through and old agency giving a staff member this right would you take it back after so many years?

This really has my heart troubled and I've been praying about it. I have ten days in which to respond to my own supervisor and make sure this gets into the right hands at Human Resources where this needs to go.

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BLUEJAY1969 11/19/2014 4:02PM

    It's a hard question. If your company is now owned by a corporation they probably won't care what you say. On the other hand if you are owned by a private company, it will probably make a big difference. Corporations are all about squeezing out every drop of labor for their money. (Can we tell I have a problem with this??) Private companies care more for employee satisfaction. Either way, if it makes you feel better, I think you have worded it correctly and would send it in.
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ELRIDDICK 11/19/2014 7:04AM

  Well said!

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AZMOMXTWO 11/19/2014 6:55AM

  I feel as if you are doing the right thing if for no other reason you should be grandfathered in to keep things the same and unless you choose to change it they should not be able to force it on you with the understanding that if you ever agree to work a holiday you will forfit the right to have them off but they should pay some type of bonus to those who work it good luck

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First Gig as a band...WooHoo!!!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014



Finally we got our first place to sing. It's a commission job plus we pass a bucket around the crowd. We may come up with a bunch or little money. Doesn't matter to me.. I get to sing again..oh ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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EVER-HOPEFUL 11/20/2014 12:54PM

    emoticon emoticon let us know how it goes.

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1STBUCKETITEM 11/18/2014 3:09PM

  Fantastic news about your gig! Have fun! emoticon

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BLUEJAY1969 11/18/2014 2:56PM

    All right Donna!! I'm sure you'll be great as long as you have a good time and put your beautiful voice out there!
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SCRAPPYGAMBLER 11/18/2014 10:48AM

    Congrats!!!

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MSFROGGIE 11/18/2014 8:24AM

    emoticon Have fun!!

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DAVIS_6311 11/18/2014 7:19AM

    Enjoy your gig! Singing is such a great talent!

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AZMOMXTWO 11/18/2014 7:05AM

  way to go


great blog

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Monday Morning

Monday, November 17, 2014



Happy Monday morning to each and everyone of you. My exercise is out of the way, so is my breakfast. Now just spending some time on here and enjoying everyone's blogs.

Today is my knee injection. Is it truly okay to say I can hardly wait? emoticon I know that injection is going to give me some relief so that's one shot I don't mind getting.

What are your plans this Monday? Here we are on a weather advisory until 9 am. School is delayed by 2 hours already. And to think this is only the first day of real snow we have. We may have gotten an inch and a half but it came with freezing rain too! emoticon

My nephew Tyler's Bluffton Beavers won the "Hammer" game against Defiance College over the weekend. Tyler got to be in the game only 5 minutes and scored a touchdown. Here's what one of the newspapers had to say "The fourth quarter came with some entertaining football as the seniors got a chance to shine in their final minutes together. Senior quarterback Joel Unzicker (Goshen, Ind./Northridge) used his legs and the read option to drive the team down the field, setting up the surprise touchdown of the season as junior fullback Tyler Carroll (Napoleon) took his only carry of the year for a rumbling 10-yard touchdown. "

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1STBUCKETITEM 11/17/2014 6:46PM

  Your nephew should be proud of his great emoticon moment, The fact it has hit the newspaper... well that is something to keep as a treasured memory.

Hope you feel some knee pain relief. I really should find a doctor for mine, but I hate trying to find and then going to new doctors. I have always avoided doctors. emoticon

Enjoy your week! emoticon

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BLUEJAY1969 11/17/2014 7:13AM

    I get those cortisone shots in my SI joints and I know the relief you are talking about so I too have a couple of shots I don't mind getting! I wish you much relief in that knee!
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AZMOMXTWO 11/17/2014 6:58AM

  congrats on the win

thank goodness for relief

great blog

have a good day

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DMEYER4 11/17/2014 6:57AM

  congrats to your nephew. good luck with your injection. Have a great Monday

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