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BeeHive dorm is Awesome!

Friday, April 18, 2008

-10 C outdoors today, but so far no snow! We seem to be under a dome that keeps all the snow away at the moment. We are surrounded by snow fall warnings and highways that are closed due to trecherous snow and ice. Weather news tonight is still saying we are going to get hit with it. The blessing out of all this snow is it will add much needed moisture to the ground.
Great day at work...the day just whizzed by. I was so busy that I almost missed my lunch break!
Looking forward to a pleasant weekend. We are meeting with friends tomorrow night for supper. We haven't seen these people for several years so should be a great time of catching up.

I'm combining my positive blog with an invitation to anyone who would like to join GonnabfitUniversity team. There are weekly challenges that really help you to stay motivated and encouraged. I belong to the Beehive dorm and we are always happy to have new dormies. If you are interested check out this link http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_
individual.asp

Let me know if you would like to join Beehive dorm and I will forward your name off to our head Dormie.
There are weekly challenges as well as ongoing challenges. Friendship is great, as the dorms are a smaller group of people that really get to know one another. I was invited to join and am really glad that I accepted the invitation.

Hope everyone has a wonderful evening. Keep smiling, make others wonder what you are up to!

  
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KSNICKER 4/19/2008 10:18AM

    Oh I'm running late... Just couldn't get here yesterday... I think it was that storm that kept me away... lol There was a dome and I couldn't get through... lol
Brrr Sounds like a bad storm you have. Hope that snow stays away and all the bad stuff continues to go around you...

What a nice evening you have planned too... dinner with old friends... It's so much fun getting together and all the memories just start coming and that leads to lots of smiles and laughing...
I always end up acting like a teenager again... what fun...
Enjoy your dinner... Have a toast for me... lol

Your Beehive dorm invite sounds like fun... I'll have to take a look see to see what kinds of challenges they have... I'm kinda limited on what I can do right now... So I'll let you know... Thanks for thinking of us...

Have a nice day and stay safe and warm... I promise to send more sunshine soon... lol emoticon

((HUGS))
Kathy

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MARLA7 4/19/2008 5:10AM

    Wanda - I'm glad you had a great day at work today. I loved it when I was working & the night went fast for me. Your dinner date tonight sounds like it'll be fun. Wish I could join ya! What's on the menu? LOL

That's odd that the snow's all around you but you're getting none so far! Here I imagined you getting bombarded! What's -10 degrees mean converted to farenheit, do you know? I never was good at the metric system.

I'm glad you're enjoying your BeeHive Dorm. I think my friend Barb has joined that too. I'm not sure if I'd be up to all those challenges or if I could even do them with my tiredness from dialysis but thanks for the invite!

Take care & Have a Sparkling Good Day!
(((((Hugs))))) Marla


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Just a really nice day!

Thursday, April 17, 2008

All I can say about my day today....it was lovely and filled with good feelings. Nothing really special or big happened to me, it just was a day that you knew you were grateful to be alive.
My youngest had her job interview today and they phoned her later in the afternoon and offered her the job. She will start on Monday at the library! She will only be working 17.5 hours a week to begin with, but they are scheduling her hours around her other job! Now she will have an opportunity to see if the library field is what she wants. (this might count as something really special happening today...especially for my daughter! lol)
Got home from work and spent sometime reading through all the blogs that I subscribe to, wow, how positive they all are! Just lifts a person up reading them. Such an encouragement.
But now I'm really falling asleep as I sit here, time to head for bed, do some meditation and sleep the night away.
Have a wonderful evening all.

  
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KSNICKER 4/17/2008 10:00PM

    Wanda,

What a nice day you had... It's just the simple things that make it so special...

I'm happy for your daughter too... Hope that she enjoys her new part time job at the library... Ah to be so young again just starting out... but knowing what I know now... hee hee ok I just had to cheat there didn't I...
I'm really happy for your daughter ... she has wonderful parents guiding her and encouraging her... all along the way... That is so wonderful... and you should feel proud of yourself for being such a great mom... lol

And also, I have to agree with Marla... It is great that we have all these positive blogs to read now... And more and more are coming... And You started this ripple effect... Thank You my friend...

Have a wonderful evening...

((HUGS))

K
athy

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MARLA7 4/17/2008 9:22PM

    Wanda - I'm so glad you had a good feeling kind of day today! Isn't it great that our whole outlook changes when we really look for the positives & good things in our lives? I'm lovin' it! Thanks so much for blogging! I love reading about your day & it's so nice to stay in touch this way. Plus, now you have a chain reaction going of positive bloggers....but that's a good thing! Continue enjoying your happy journey! (((((Love))))) Marla

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The snow, they say is a comin'...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Weather man is predicting more snow heading our way! As much as 30cm! Mother earth does need the moisture, just wish it would come in the form of rain though.
Great day at work today, I like it when I'm busy. The selectors have started to get themselves in gear and have been sending orders to me in droves! Makes me happy when I have lots to do.
Nothing is more boring than trying to look busy and there's not much to do.
Aquasizes tonight...looking forward to going. Missed going last week do to scheduling conflicts. Funny how your body begins to crave that activity! It know longer enjoys being inactive.
Found a stability ball on sale yesterday, now I just have to inflate it. I've been trying to use my daugher's, but seeing as she is just a tiny little thing, when I sit on it, I feel like I have my knees up around my ears! LOL.
I enjoyed reading the blogs that I subscribe to. The virtual snowball fight was fun...best part was teaching Kathy how to tobbagan downhill (hee hee) and then trying to persuade her to lick the metal pole like a popsicle! (hope she recovers soon!lol)
As I was thinking about all the silliness that we have in our posts and blogs, I realized how much it is similar to my work environment...it's the best stress reliever a person can ever have...Laughter and smiling. thanks everyone.
Must go and get some supper on the go....have an awesome evening and watch out for the snowballs flying.

  
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KSNICKER 4/16/2008 6:02PM

    Thanda,
ThI Than't Thet Thy thongue thoff this thole...
In other words... I can't get my tongue off this pole! hee hee That was a dirty trick... lol Take that... Smack squish Splat... lol
That was a very muddie snowball... hee hee
But I loved the toboggan downhill ride just fine... Except for the part where I hit the TREE! emoticon LOL
What fun... And I agree that it sure does release stress... Playing is great... We actually do that alot on the chat too... I think some of them think we are kinda crazy... but hey fun is fun...

I'm glad that you were busy today... That always makes the days go by faster... Which was good for you today... you wanted to get home to the snowball fight... lol Well Zinggggg Splat! lol

Oh and I've heard that Marla love the YELLOW snowballs... hee hee Shhhhhh...

Have a wonderful evening...

((HUGS))

Kathy

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MARLA7 4/16/2008 6:02PM

    Wanda - We had "silliness" going on where I used to work too. It sure helped the time go by faster! I'm glad the folks you work with have a good sense of humor. It makes life easier, ya know?

Oh, enjoy your snowfall that will be coming. I just love the stuff. Splaattt! Oops! Couldn't resist. Incoming snowball!

(((((Hugs))))) Marla

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I'm enjoying today....

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

I'm enjoying today and tomorrow and Thursday...cause Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday we are supposed to get more snow! Predicting about 30 cm (2.5 feet). Doesn't the nursery rhyme say "April showers, bring May flowers"????? Snow is NOT showers! It may add moisture to the ground, but it's cold moisture! LOL.
Anyone up for a snowball fight? We'll let that inner child out and do some romping in the snow, maybe make some snow angels, build forts and I'll lob my super duper snowball at you! LOL
Really enjoyed my son's visit last night. Even though it was very late for me going to bed, the 5 hours sleep I managed to get before heading to work this morning saw me through the day. (That and 2 cups of coffee that I drank!)
The purchases that our Bookmobile staff made while on our ULS trip to Calgary last Friday arrived today...wow, that's fast service! Was able to get them all input into our data base and received. They will probably have their shipment in circulation early next week.
Did some walking tonight rather than going to aquasizes. I didn't think I would be able to handle the late night again tonight if I went to aquasizes. Walked for just over an hour, so feel like I did something at least. Between all my exercises today I'm around my average of 100 minutes per day. I still marvel at how I am accomplishing that amount, considering that last August I was basically a couch potato!
Thank you to the Positive ladies that took me along on a virtual frolic at the beach today as well as running through the fields of flowers! It was fun!
Well, my pillow is calling my name and I will be obedient! Yes, Master....I'm coming!

Good night all, rejuvenate your body with some restful sleep and I'll see you tomorrow.


  
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MARLA7 4/16/2008 8:24AM

    Wanda - Yes...I'm up for a virtual snowball fight...but look out! I can still zing them with the best of 'em! Splaaaat! OOPs.... sorry couldn't resist!

So nice that your visit with your Son went well. I'm glad you got to see him. Isn't it wonderful getting together with family? I just love it.

100 minutes? Wow. You're really moving it Wanda! I'm impressed! I need to keep upping mine too. Today sounds like a good day for me to start that. Thanks. See, you've motivated me to get some more minutes in. Is your middle name Motivator? No... I think it's Wanda Positive! That suits you as well!

(((((Hugs))))) Marla

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KSNICKER 4/15/2008 10:19PM

    I'm so glad that you enjoyed the fun with us today... We always bring you along... Even if you don't know it until later... lol
And I think I can find a virtual coat for a virtual snowball fight... lol We have been doing that on the Chat for months... Cheryl throws real Zingers.... lol And Marla too... They are the masters... I had to use Oranges, because I didn't have any snow... lol But everyone loved it... It loaded them up with vitamin C... lol

So playing in the snow it will be... But Thursday don't' forget your blankie to keep the creepy crawlies off you... You'd never make it in Florida... lol We have so many bugs... yuck...

Glad you enjoyed your sons visit...

Hope you get lots of sleep tonight...

((HUGS))

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Need to get this done....

Monday, April 14, 2008

I just finished reading Kathy and Marla's blogs and need to scurry over here and get mine done, cause they are on their way!
Hey you guys, don't forget that I have to work during the day, it takes me longer to catch up to you people! LOL.
Meetings all morning to keep me busy at work and then safety issues to deal with....but now they are resolved, yippee! I feel like I got a lot accomplished today!
It tried to snow this morning, but I think the rain dance that we did in our department made it change it's mind! Instead we got a little drizzle of rain and then just gloom...oh the things we do to help out the world! We really could use a nice rain to wash things up. After listening to the weather news this evening, we are supposed to be in for snow and cold again this weekend! YIKES. The plus side of that is, we are almost mid April, so it won't last long.
I enjoyed my day today, Okay Mondays are not my favorite day of the week, but it was a pretty good Monday. My son is arriving this evening and plans to spend the night....I am looking forward to his visit. My youngest got called for a job interview on Thursday. She would really like to have a different job than the ones she does now.
I got my exercising all in early today, which means I can sit and visit with my son tonight.
It's payday this week....yep, that's always nice to look forward to.
My husband should be home early this evening too, so he'll have time for a visit with all of us.
Oh yeah, the prize that we won....it arrived today by courier. It looks like a power source of some sort...looks like one of those ones you can use to jump start your car or run smaller electrical items off of . I haven't unpacked it, thought I would leave that exciting job for my husband!
Definitely a pretty good day for a Monday!
Have a wonderful evening everyone, give someone a hug and tell them you care.

  
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KSNICKER 4/14/2008 9:51PM

    How did we do that Marla... Both posted at the very same time... We are good! LOL

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MARLA7 4/14/2008 9:44PM

    Wanda - I love the idea of your "Rain Dance"! LOL I can imagine you all scurrying around in a circle & conjuring up those rain clouds!
I'm excited about your "prize". Can't wait to find out what it really is. How can you stand not peeking? LOL I'm like a little kid when it comes to things like that!
Oh Wanda - Enjoy your time with your Son. How wonderful that is to have him home.
I'm so glad you had a "pretty good day for a Monday!"
((((Love ya)))) Marla

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KSNICKER 4/14/2008 9:44PM

    Hey my friend... No need to rush on my account... ARE YOU DONE YET!!!! LOL ( just kidding... no pressure here...)

I'm glad that your Monday Rain Dance Day is done ( lol) and that your Monday Night is here... Enjoy your visit with your son... lol
I hope that Shy likes the job she's going for on Thursday... Is she the one that wants to work with books? Best of luck to her...

Oh and that winter weather you are expecting... That's just me pushing it back up your way... It's been a little nippy here for me... Hope it doesn't stay long and Spring comes to stay... You need flowers to look at while you walk...

Hope you have a nice evening with your son...

((HUGS))

Kathy



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