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A Different Kind of Day For Me

Saturday, April 30, 2011

I actually got about nine hours of sleep last night. Woo hoo! I can't remember the last time I've done that. I don't really have a long list of things that must be done today either. So, I get to play the day by ear and will maybe just be lazy and enjoy the day. Another woo hoo!

  
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SUNRIZING 5/1/2011 12:52AM

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CTEMPLE 4/30/2011 10:06PM

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KAMAPERRY 4/30/2011 4:03PM

    Awesome!

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INGMARIE 4/30/2011 1:05PM

    woo hoo is right.
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2NEWSTARTAGAIN 4/30/2011 12:56PM

    I am so glad you got a full night of sleep!! Hope your day is wonderful

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JEN2330 4/30/2011 12:41PM

  It always feels good to get a full night of sleep. Makes it a lot easier to face the new day. Hope it's a great one!

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Job Searching is a Full Time Job

Friday, April 29, 2011

I've been spending so much time every day applying for jobs. The majority of the time, I don't get any response from the companies I apply to. It's rare that I get an interview. I'm getting discouraged and am beginning to wonder if there are any jobs out there. Or maybe I just don't have the right skills. I don't know...I just have to find my positive attitude again.

  
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FITMARY 5/1/2011 4:23PM

    I really don't think it's you or your fault. I think times are just tough. It used to be that you needed to send out about 100 inquiries to get 3 responses. It may be even worse now. Try to hang in there!

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JEN2330 4/30/2011 12:43PM

  I'm in the same place you are. It's easy to get discouraged but keep trying and keep your head up. The right job will come along.

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LINDA! 4/30/2011 12:28PM

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CTEMPLE 4/30/2011 12:03AM

    Yes sometimes it feels that there aren't any jobs, but you only need one person to give you an opportunity and that means putting the same effort into every resume or CV taht yo send out. Have you tried an agency?
Claudia

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KARENO5 4/29/2011 6:22PM

    I sure hope you find one.

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RR1_RR1 4/29/2011 3:37PM

    In the same boat! I wish the economy would get better already! emoticon

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MRE1956 4/29/2011 11:36AM

    BTDT more times than I care to think about - I just got back into the worklife after about 6 weeks off, and I'm not a "spring chicken"......just hang in there!

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KAMAPERRY 4/29/2011 11:21AM

    Hang in there, you will find the right job. emoticon

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Southern Tornados

Thursday, April 28, 2011

My oldest daughter lives in Madison, AL - a city that is completely surrounded by Huntsville. She called me on her cell phone last night to have me pull up the Huntsville weather. Her power was out and she wanted to know how long the bad weather was going to last.

Many of the shingles on her roof were in her back yard. (Needless to say, there were leaks in the roof.) The hammock that was in her back yard was missing in action. The fairly new fence will need some repairs. BUT, my daughter, her husband and the grand-animals were all okay. And the rain tapered off not long after I spoke with her.

After watching the news this morning, I am very grateful that they made it through the bad weather. Yes, there will be a little aggravation getting my daughter's house back in order. But that's not so bad a price to pay considering how bad so many others had been affected by the weather.

  
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NPA4LOSS 4/28/2011 8:18PM

    emoticon I have been in tornado areas on many occasions and am thrilleed that your loved ones are safe. emoticon

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PATRISNA 4/28/2011 6:20PM

    So glad to hear they are all safe. It was terrible to watch all the news today. So many people lost everything.

We had storms in the middle of the night, but I didn't hear any tornado sirens. Lower AL was really lucky this time.

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NANALD 4/28/2011 12:03PM

    emoticon Praying for everyone that was impacted. The news is just awful. I am so glad they are safe!

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WENDYSPARKS 4/28/2011 11:41AM

    Praying for everyone out that way. God Bless You all!

Wendy

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KAMAPERRY 4/28/2011 11:17AM

    Thank God!!

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2NEWSTARTAGAIN 4/28/2011 11:17AM

    I am glad they are all safe

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DLDROST 4/28/2011 9:58AM

  Our daughter son in law and grandson live in Tennessee they have damage also huge holes in their siding on their house caused by baseball hail they spent over 3 hours in their crawl space scared to death very thankful for their safety PTL !!!

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KESHIAG 4/28/2011 9:52AM

    Life is precious! glad they are safe

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Another Sleepless Night

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I got about four broken hours of sleep, then decided I'm not going to get any more for awhile. I've been trying to do some quiet things to get my mind off of not sleeping. It's been about two and a half hours, and I'm still not ready to go back to sleep. I really dislike not having a set schedule for each day. It really seems to play havoc with my sleep. Maybe soon some kind of job that isn't too stressful will turn up and help.

  
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GETDONE 4/28/2011 1:42AM

    emoticon Now get some emoticon

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DONNABRIGHT 4/27/2011 8:58AM

    Not being able to sleep is the worst! I sure hope this doesn't last long.

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CTEMPLE 4/27/2011 6:07AM

    Can't you do a schedule following the needs and the reality of each (current) week?
hope you get some more sleep.
Claudia

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FITMARY 4/27/2011 5:29AM

    Just hate that insomnia.... Grrrrr!
But they say it is better to get up instead of stewing and fretting, so here we are!
Hope the day goes okay!

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Computers

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

I was trying to help my niece with her homework last night and fought with her computer all night. It took us about an hour and a half to be able to get the program running right to even start her homework. Needless to say, we're not done. So, I will be over there again tonight helping her out.

I'm babysitting my great-nieces and nephew right now. I'm on their computer and it's slower than molasses in January. They just don't like me right now. I can't wait to get home on my own computer. I will be really having fits if it acts up!

  
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CTEMPLE 4/26/2011 8:44PM

    Ah computers have a mind of their own!
Claudia

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NPA4LOSS 4/26/2011 7:45PM

    Ah, the bane of our existence at times.

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ANGIEINTRAINING 4/26/2011 2:16PM

    Technology is the greatest isn't it!! emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 4/26/2011 1:42PM

    Computers are either a curse or a blessing!

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PAMGYM 4/26/2011 12:28PM

    Turn it off, turn it on If it isn't right call the kids, They know it all. I do love to hate this machine

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L-OSTER8 4/26/2011 12:27PM

  I Can Appreciate Your Feelings . . . If My Computer Isn't Going Fast . . . I Lose My Patience.

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DIDMIS 4/26/2011 12:19PM

    Good for you. Usually the young ones teach the older ones how to use the computer nowadays. You are one smart gal.


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NANCYANNE1956 4/26/2011 12:11PM

    Can't live with them and can't live without them.

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REDSHOES2011 4/26/2011 12:08PM

    Yeah computers love them hate them, can't do without them these days..

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CRISM18 4/26/2011 12:07PM

  Computers must be the biggest love/hate relationship around! Hang in there :)

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