Seventeen years in one place?
Okay, not really one place, but one company. I started at "my" company seventeen years ago today. I worked nights (7pm to 7am) and weekends and I was pretty happy to do it! I had more regular hours, having just come from fast food, better pay... Read more
For all of my non-math nerds out there
Here is an example of a stem and leaf plot.
1| 2, 3, 3, 4
2| 0, 4
3| 1, 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9
4| 9, 9, 9
The numbers are 12, 13, 13, 14, 20, 24...anyway, you get the idea. I'm not completely sure why anyone would want to want to ev... Read more
Stem and leaf plots will not defeat me!
DD had a softball game tonight. I had a meeting after work, so I got home late, of course. I had time to make myself a sandwich to take to the game and scooch out the door. Oh...and to ask DH to check DS's homework to make sure he did it AND ... Read more
I found a workout I really liked
I mentioned earlier that I went to the library and picked out three workout DVD's. Tried the Urban Beat one and that was so not good. ... Read more
A Few Updates in the Amazing Life of CartoonB
Went to walk my street corner today for Fill the Boot. Got there and there was no one there. No cute firefighters for me to ogle! ... Read more
My song and dance explained
Yesterday, my status referred to me getting ready for my "song and dance" planned for today. Today's status refers to my successful performance. I had a few people ask me for a few more details. So, here they are.
Two days ago, we found ... Read more
What was the best thing you ate today?
Something like that is the title of one of the threads in one of my teams. Today, I started to post what my favorite bite of food was today. But...I couldn't think of anything that was my favorite. ... Read more
To know me is to
know that I am always cold. Well, almost always. I'm warm when I sleep and I'm warm right now (just took a shower) and I'm warm when I'm sitting outside in the sunshine...as long as the temperature is at least 75. Preferably warmer. I prefer... Read more
Did you know that "QI" is a word?
I didn't. I still don't know what it means. But, I have an app on my phone that lets me play Scrabble with friends or with random opponents. One of the games I played, my opponent played the word "qi." This program does not let you play non-... Read more
Correcting other people's grammar...
In my head only! LOL! During our meeting today (at work), I noticed folks saying things that they normally wouldn't. One of the guys used the word less instead of fewer. There were a couple of other examples that I noticed at the time, but c... Read more
Instinct or Learned Behavior?
My daughter and I walked about 2.5 miles (round trip) to our local Family Dollar store. I wanted new sunglasses (mine were literally falling apart!) and I figured she'd be up to walking if that meant she could shop. I was right, by the way! ... Read more
Day off = extra busy the next day
As some of you may know, I took yesterday off. Not just from work, but from everything! No laundry, no dishes, no errands, no nuthin'!!!
So, today, I paid for it! Got up at 7:00, started laundry, headed to they gym. Oh...and got the g... Read more
A truly do-nothing day!
Mostly. I slept in until 8:00. Went to the gym. Came home, got ready, met my friend for lunch (Thai, YUM!) and stopped at the grocery store for milk and lettuce. Came home and read my book outside. Then I read my book inside. Then I read m... Read more
Lunch with a friend! Yippee!!
I have a friend that I used to work with...more than seventeen years ago! After I moved to another job, we met on a regular basis for lunch. After I had kids, I'd bring them along and she got to watch them grow up, with two or three month gaps... Read more
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I'm moving into Week 5! Holy cow!!! (yes, it has a halo!)
Okay, only in my imagination is there a holy cow complete with halo. But it makes me laugh so it's all good! ... Read more