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Morning fog


Saturday, July 27, 2013

No, not the weather. I'm talking about between my ears. Waiting for the coffee to work its magic.

It was quite a work week. Thursday we had to do annual "compliance training." This involves reading all the policies on various areas of healthcare business, many of which have absolutely nothing to do with our job functions in my office. Can you say "Snoozeville?" Then yesterday our printers all quit early for the weekend. One flatly refused to work, and the other SAID it was printing, then would cancel your print request. Since just about everything I needed to do involved printing, it made for a rather unproductive afternoon. I found bits and pieces to do, but there's a lot to catch up on Monday. I've never worked in an office that had so many printing issues. Periodically you'll try to print something and the system says you haven't designated a printer -- even though you printed something thirty seconds ago. It will also say it never heard of the printer you use every day (this one involves completely rebooting to get it to recognize the printer). I have no clue why it does any of this.

One wonderful thing did happen. Without going into detail, my middle niece in PA got angry at me and unfriended me on Facebook. I said something to my sister about it (there's some kind of family issue with this niece and her whole family and I accidentally stepped into it). Well, I ended up getting a phone call from my other two nieces! The oldest is married, and the youngest is spending the summer with her and her husband. The oldest called, but the youngest actually wrestled the phone away from her to talk to me! (I guess I'm not going to be starting any back-alley scraps with her.) We ended up talking for well over half an hour. It was just what I needed.

Deep sigh...having coffee "with" Bobby right now, and I'm about to go make breakfast. Later I need to do a few chores slowly. Very few. Very slowly. But I do need to do them. I love having the whole day with no deadlines!
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MPARKER67 7/29/2013 10:44AM

    Printers can be a pain. Hope they all work today.

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MRS_TOAD 7/29/2013 8:17AM

    Printers can be such a finicky lot! Hopefully on Monday their vacation will have ended and they will be back up and running!

As for the phone call, emoticon

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JILL313 7/28/2013 9:59PM

    I also need my wake up coffee every morning before my "brain" seems to function well. I really did think you were going to talk about the Weather in this blog as my mind seems to be on the weather recently, I must be getting old emoticon I'm happy you re-connected with your nieces and I understand how happy you are about that. I also have never worked in an office where if we continue to have computer or printer problems it's always fixed pretty fast. How can your office managers expect you and others to keep on "top" of things when your much needed computer & printer are always malfunctioning. It sounds like Co. money must be tight there. Wishing you a wonderful and positive Healthy new Week. Continue to take really good care of Yourself. I always love it when you post something up!

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WORKOUTWITHPAM 7/28/2013 10:28AM

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Sorry about the printers at work, but I am glad that you got to talk with your nieces. Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

HUGS
Pam

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 7/28/2013 1:52AM

    I hope you're enjoying your weekend and resting up.

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NANCYPAT1 7/28/2013 12:47AM

    Have a wonderful day tomorrow.

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MERRYMARY42 7/27/2013 7:14PM

    I absolutely love it when I can do things on my own schedule, even retired I can't seem to get things done emoticon

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COOKWITHME65 7/27/2013 6:41PM

    Great start to the weekend Mary. Glad you got to reconnect with your nieces.

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CIRANDELLA 7/27/2013 6:10PM

    I hope Bobby + "joe" proved to be best allies for you after all that turmoil and irritation... Family can really be impossible, can't they?

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BARBARASDIET 7/27/2013 3:16PM

    Sitting with my second cup right now!!

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MONETRUBY 7/27/2013 1:56PM

    Sounds like a lovely weekend!

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1CRAZYDOG 7/27/2013 1:45PM

    Enjoy your down time! HUGS

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CHEFSOPHIE 7/27/2013 1:33PM

    Enjoy your weekend.

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NEW-CAZ 7/27/2013 1:04PM

    enjoy your coffee with Bobby!

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BIGPAWSUP 7/27/2013 12:50PM

    hope the coffee clears your head

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NASFKAB 7/27/2013 12:39PM

  enjoy coffee

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JLPEASE 7/27/2013 12:26PM

    Have an awesome day, and enjoy that coffee!!!!
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LIS193 7/27/2013 12:04PM

    Enjoy your coffee with Bobby!

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EWL978 7/27/2013 11:47AM

    Just have a great "rest of the day"...

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