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Sibling Weekend

Friday, June 17, 2011

I will be spending this weekend with my siblings at my sister's cottage. I think this is the first time that it will be just the siblings (and two spouses) going up - no children. I'm really looking forward to it. My sister is seriously considering selling it and I don't know how many more times I will be able to go up there.

The only thing that I am a little disappointed about is that I will not have Internet connection tomorrow. I am so used to Sparking every day that it will feel really strange not to. But, I will be back Sunday and will have time to Spark then. I hope everyone has a great weekend.

  
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ANGIEINTRAINING 6/17/2011 11:35PM

    Is there a library close by? You could pop in there and log on. Have a great weekend!

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SLIMLILA 6/17/2011 10:59PM

    Hope you have a great weekend and enjoy your time with family. I will be having a weekend like that next week, my sister is coming up from NS and my brother and sil are coming home for Lebanon. The week after that my other sister is coming home for Doha and will be living here in Alberta.... emoticon

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PASTORJO 6/17/2011 1:01PM

    Have a great weekend away! Maybe you can write down your food and activity and update Monday.

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NPA4LOSS 6/17/2011 12:46PM

    Have fun just being away from everything and being with family. emoticon

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LIGHTHOUSE0403 6/17/2011 10:59AM

  Have fun!

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STUFFNEARTABOR 6/17/2011 10:50AM

    I hope you enjoy yourself!

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Maybe My Luck is Turning

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

I applied on line for a customer service representative job at a local State Farm Office yesterday. She emailed me back yesterday afternoon and set up an 11 am interview for this morning. I really don't want to get my hopes up (otherwise I'd be always in a funk), but it sure would be nice if I'd be able to get this job. It's not too far from the house and heaven knows that I really need a job! I've got my fingers crossed!

  
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CANDOK1260 6/16/2011 7:53PM

    Iwill pray you get the job

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NPA4LOSS 6/16/2011 7:48PM

    Best wished my friend. emoticon

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SLIMLILA 6/16/2011 1:26AM

    emoticon emoticonKeep us informed!!

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C11ELF16 6/15/2011 10:12PM

    Fingers crossed for you !!!!!

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FITMARY 6/15/2011 7:30PM

    KEEP GOING! FINGERS CROSSED!!!!

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ANGIEINTRAINING 6/15/2011 3:19PM

    Good luck. I will continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers!

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PASTORJO 6/15/2011 11:37AM

    Patty -

good for you!

I'd argue that it isn't 'your luck is turning' but that you are receiving the results from your efforts. You applied for the job after all! From your previous posts, you've applied to a lot of positions and had interviews. Each interview can be practice for the one that gets you the job.

If you haven't been - send a follow up note (handwritten preferred or email) the day of the interview. That follow up will set you apart from the multitude of others, and may make the difference esp for a customer service position.

Keep faith in receiving the fruits of your efforts...they will pay off! emoticon

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Dilemma

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

I've got a dilemma today. I really thought I should spend some time running errands and studying for my class. But, I woke up to a gorgeous day. I'm wanting to spend as much time as I can outside. I love this kind of weather and wish every day was like today. At least I know I can take my book outside and study sitting in the sunshine.

  
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NPA4LOSS 6/14/2011 11:10PM

    Enjoy the day. Summer and high temps will be here soon.

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DIDMIS 6/14/2011 9:08PM

    What a wonderful dilemna.

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KAMAPERRY 6/14/2011 12:05PM

    Get out and enjoy it!

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SLIMLILA 6/14/2011 10:57AM

    Glad to see you're enjoying the lovely day! Sounds to me like you made the right choice, studying in the sun..... Thanks for offering encouragement and support to me on my blog, and I hope you wish for me comes through and mine for you too!

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Starting the Week

Monday, June 13, 2011

I'm not starting the week out too well. I'm feeling a little down and discouraged because of my job and money situation. It's hard to stay positive when I've been trying for so long. It's easy to have my confidence deflate a little bit every day that I don't get even a job interview. Suggestions are always appreciated.

  
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SLIMLILA 6/13/2011 11:02PM

    emoticonand prayers going out for you....

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NPA4LOSS 6/13/2011 3:36PM

    Thinking of you. I did read a blog yesterday of someone who has been applying for a long time and she just followed up on a job she heard about through networking and they hired her right away. She loves the job. There is hope even when your are limited. emoticon and emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 6/13/2011 12:39PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Praying for you, I do know it always looks darkest right before it breaks!

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Making Headway

Sunday, June 12, 2011

I'm actually seeing where I've made a little headway as far as getting the condo organized. That's making me feel like I'm accomplishing something. Now to finish the household projects as well as the other goals that I have set for myself! I'm estimating it will take at least three weeks to really see any tangible results. I've made myself a promise that I'm going to begin to journal on these goals starting tonight just to have a running accountability.

  
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KAMAPERRY 6/12/2011 9:00PM

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FITMARY 6/12/2011 10:59AM

    Three weeks sounds so reasonable! Much better than my normal "oh, it'll only take a couple hours." Good for you!

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