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YAY, it's Friday

Friday, October 22, 2010

This week has been full of busy activities. Today promises to be no different.

Continuing to work on the evacuation plans for the new library and being available at the old library for people that are coming and going doing removals of equipment (shelves, sinks cupboards, ceiling tiles the whole bit).

Weather predictions are calling for snow this weekend. Brrrrr! Mother Nature must not have gotten my email that I didn't need it to be cold outside as I've got my fridge repaired. lol

My positives:
It's Friday, need I say more.
My fridge is repaired...new motherboard has been installed. Apparently the original was a faulty one from day one! Nice to know.
My hubby put into practice for the 1st time yesterday saying positive affirmations in the mirror when he got up...he was excited to report that he had a fabulous day! Woo Hoo.
No plans for the weekend...other than relaxing and housework.
Now that the fridge is working, I can go for some groceries. I'm in need of veggies and fruit.
A nice warm home, a vehicle that gets me to work safely, a job that I am enjoying doing...yep, life is good.

Have a Fabulous Friday, if you haven't tried doing positive affirmations...give it a whirl...let yourself be amazed at the results.

Hugs,
Wanda

  


Thursday and another busy day ahead

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Another busy day ahead...I'm burning calories! (that's my mantra lately)

I finally got my server connections and internet connections back up yesterday at work. I've been without them all week, which has made some big challenges. I just keep asking myself everytime something goes wrong..."Wanda, will this really matter a week from now". Usually the answer is no, so dealing with the issue at hand is much calmer and easier.

I did notice yesterday morning that I had gone to work feeling really up and positive. I encountered a co-worker spewing negatives, and as I was the only person there for them to release all their frustrations to(besides the fact that they really needed to just have someone hear them) I ended up absorbing some pretty negative stuff. I wasn't quick enough in thought to shield myself. It wasn't until my daughter came to see me before heading over to the new library and we were chatting and she said to me "boy, you're really negative this morning, what happened?" that I realized just how much this other person's attitude had affected me. I thanked Shy for pointing it out to me and immediately did some aura cleansing. There was some heavy stuff there as I felt a real difference once I checked my attitude. What a great lesson for me. The rest of my day was spent in being very aware and mindful of what was occuring around me and within me.

My Positives:
Being able to be a listening ear.
A daughter who isn't afraid to let me know when I am off track.
Reinforcement of lessons.
The recognition of just how much our attitudes can change us.
That I have the choice of how my day goes.
Life...what a blessing it is.

Have a wonderful day...consider how your attitude is affecting you today and others.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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BUSYBRE 10/21/2010 10:38PM

    Wanda ... I am glad you got your 'groove' back so quickly. Sounds like you've really imparted some positive vibs at home which bounce right back at you! Being part of this 'positive' group has really been inspiring and made a nice big difference in my life. I find I rarely 'go there' anymore now. You are right though, when others are zapping energy it can pull the rug out from underneath. I actually have limited contact with a few 'friends' and when we do get together I remind them how uncomfortable I am with going over and over negatives. It took awhile for things to change. The fact that you brought this up in your blog today has caused me to realize things have changed substantially though. High Five! emoticon

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WANDAH3 10/21/2010 8:21PM

  Lexie, you crack me up lol. Motherboard has been installed today and fridge is working wonderfully. Mother Nature didn't get my email though that we no longer need cooler weather or snow. She is stepping up the plan and it's on it's way tomorrow evening, Saturday for sure! Oh well, it's time to bring out the woolies and the snow shovel. *grin*

Hugs,
Wanda

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LEXIE63 10/21/2010 9:59AM

    I've noticed that can happen with negative people too. I've also noticed that certain people like this can zap my energy. It's like they suck it right out of me. Sometimes I can block it, but when I fail, it can really affect my day.

Sorry to hear your mothership... oops, I mean motherboard, is fried! I hope they don't take long to replace it for you. :-) It does rather sound like you have Mother Nature about to offer you a back-up plan if not though. Good grief Charlie Brown! LOL
Take care,
Hugs,
Lex xxx

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Hump day!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

ARRRHHH...I hit the wrong key on the key board and lost everything...here goes again!

Hump day today, mid way through the work week, Yay. It's been very busy and long days at work. Yesterday was exceedingly long in the fact that time seemed to stand still. We had no computer connections, which meant that the usually work that we would have been doing, wasn't able to be done. So instead we occupied ourselves with helping to move remaining filing cabinets, desks and boxes of stuff that is being given away. I used it as an opportunity to burn some extra calories. YAY.

Weather forecast last night was not so nice. Snow is on its way! Mother Nature...I'm not excited about snow! Couldn't we just have rain instead? Or at least have it only snow on the sides of roads and driveways!

The fridge repair guys are supposed to show up sometime today. No set time, which makes it difficult to say when either Garry or I will have to be at the house. We've asked them to phone us when they are ready to come, hopefully one of us will be able to get away from work to meet them. My poor fridge is really having a hard time keeping a cool temperature. I'm hoping that it is a quick fix.

My positives:

That the fridge is on warranty.
It's mid way through the work week.
That we still have a couple of days of no snow.
That I have health.
I am learning and growing spiritually.
I belong to a positive team with some very faithful participants.
My family, friends and God...all very important in my life and in no particular order as they are all important.

Have a wonderful Wednesday.
Hugs,
Wanda

  
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LEXIE63 10/20/2010 7:33PM

    I have to ask where 'hump day' comes from. It is a new one on me. :-)
I hope you met the fridge guy, and that the only thing chillin' will be your food, and not the snow. :-)
Hugs,
Lex xxx
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FOSKED 10/20/2010 6:04PM

    Aack! Fridge on the fritz. Hope it gets fixed properly. You're right, at the end of Wednesday, the weekend is in sight. I will enjoy my Thursday.

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NJMATTICE 10/20/2010 8:41AM

    Happy Hump Day to you as well. I was glad that you reminded me that I'm getting ready to slide into the weekend. Gave me a sense of relief. Hope that fridge gets cold, hope your weather stays warm and hope that you have a terrific day.
Love you.
Nancy

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Municipal elections, I wonder who won.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Yesterday was municipal elections day in Alberta. I have no idea yet who won, as the only results that were shown on tv last night were for Edmonton. Perhaps the smaller cities/towns came on later, but my bed was calling to me and I didn't stay up long enough to watch for further results. Oh well, I'll find out today. It will be interesting to see what "upsets" occured, if any.

I thought I was only going to have 2 more weeks of study group when yesterday rolled around, but I got home from work to a phone message to say that last night's study group had been changed to a workshop and our study group lesson has been postponed. So still two more weeks. The workshop was interesting none the less.

Yesterdays trip over to the new library was good. I managed to go to the phone training and a quick trip to our new department. But not able to spend any time else where. Our department looks much smaller now that we have all the desks etc in there. But I'm sure once we have everything organized and all the boxes unloaded, it won't look so small. We have lots of windows, which will make working in there wonderful.

My positives:
An opportunity to see my desk in a new location.
Telephone training...hopefully I will remember it all when it comes time to use the phone!
A lovely walk back from the new location yesterday. It's about a 20 minute walk, the sun was shining, the breeze was blowing...a perfect walking day.
Interesting workshop last night.
Fridge repair guys are coming tomorrow. Meanwhile the fridge temperature is flucuating between low and high temperatures. I'll hold off buying groceries that need refrigeration until its fixed.
I'm blessed with another day of life...what can I make of today???

Have a wonderful day, count your blessings.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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YOYONOMORE1 10/19/2010 9:08PM

    Hi Wanda, hope you get your fridge repaired and back in working order. You'll have to post a picture of your new work area if you can. I am feeling better, just still have an irrating cough that doesn't want to go away, but I here lots of people have the same problem. We so enjoyed our GS's company, he likes to pick on grandpa and of course grandpa likes to pick on him. Oh, telephone training is so much fun, thank goodness the jobs I had there weren't too many lines to keep track of. Hope your evening was good and tomorrow will be a great day. My internet has not been working hardly at all since Sunday, I am lucky to be on here right now, but will just keep trying.

Hugs,
Shirl

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LEXIE63 10/19/2010 7:40PM

    My memory for technical stuff is awful. I'd have forgotten all the phone info five mins after leaving the building. :-)
It sounds like you had a very pleasant day. :-)
Hugs,
Lex xxx
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MAURIZIA 10/19/2010 12:54PM

    Wanda, if you're anything like me...I need more training 2 months later on this phone system! :)

I know you'll make a beautiful day of it!

Hugs!

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October 18

Monday, October 18, 2010

Our new library is supposed to be declared a construction free zone today, which means that staff will be able to sit at their desks and work. Up until now they have only been able to perform "set-up" duties. Althought the computer system is still not up and running so it will be a slow start.
I get to stay at the old building for this week anyway. We are still receiving deliveries and mail there. This morning though, I will go with everyone else over to the new building as we have telephone training on our new system taking place. Hopefully, I'll also be able to get a good look at our evacuation route, so that we can put plans in place.

Had a great weekend. Enjoyed the visit with my brother and SIL. We did go to Costco yesterday, but talked my brother into getting his own card. Now they can can and shop when ever they want.

My positives:
Only two more weeks of the study group I'm in. It was supposed to be done at the end of September, but due to many delays, it is running until the end of October. This is a struggle for me with everything else going on. I'm happy to have had the experience of this group, but feel no calling to join in the second session.
Warm weather and sunshine predicted for this week also.
Greatly enjoyed the family time this past weekend.
Fridge repair service will hopefully be here today, in the mean time the temp in my fridge has begun working again. It had risen to 60 degrees in the fridge and 20 in the deep freezer, this morning, it's sitting at 37 and 5...much better, but still not the right temperatures. At least I shouldn't need to worry about the food spoiling.
Having a grateful heart and a positive attitude...sure I work on them, but it's nice to know that both are becoming a way of life...the norm.
Friends and family.
Being given the gift of today...now it's up to me to make it into a blessing.

Hugs,
Wanda

  
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LEXIE63 10/18/2010 1:37PM

    I'm glad you had such a nice weekend, and that things are still moving forward at work for you.
Happy Monday! :-)
Hugs,
Lex xxx
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MAURIZIA 10/18/2010 12:02PM

    Wanda, enjoy your short stint as a cartographer today! :) I hope your phone system is a lot easier than ours...though I just push buttons since I got no training on it. :/

Have a beautifully marvelous Monday!

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NJMATTICE 10/18/2010 8:56AM

    I'm sure that you will make it a blessing. It will be nice (I'm envisioning your future) when you are all settled in to your new digs a couple of months from now. You can look back and say "phew, that was a little intense!" Keeping you on your toes. I hope your training goes well, I hope you get to map out your route and I hope the day is filled with unexpected joy. Cheers to you on this Motivation Monday!
Love,
Nancy

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