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I Hate my Office Chair
Saturday, July 07, 2012      6 comments

Well thanks to the cat we own I am now relegated to using the office chair that I hate so much. I am no longer going to waste money on exercise balls that wind up with holes because the stupid cat refuses to learn to stay away from my desk area... Read more
A Week of Vacation
Monday, July 02, 2012      9 comments

So I've been on vacation since June 26 and surprisingly I enjoyed my time away from work. I didn't think about work and I had no guilt over spending time at home. The problem is I really don't want to go back to work tomorrow. I have discover... Read more
Self Directed Learning
Sunday, June 24, 2012      6 comments

Good Day All, No I have not fallen off the planet emoticon, nor have I become a hermit with no internet access... Read more
Think I'm Getting the Hang of Things
Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

After a month of being a full-time student I think I may have finally found my balance. This weekend was great. With the exception of a few arguments over chores that needed doing we had a wonderful weekend. Yesterday we went grocery shop... Read more
Feeling Out of Touch
Friday, June 01, 2012      6 comments

Wow, I've only been a student for 2 weeks (as of tomorrow) and I am already feeling out of place. I have only had 1 graded assignment so far and I got through that one with a 93%. I just "handed" in 2 more tonight and will have to wait until mo... Read more
Slightly Frustrated Right Now
Friday, May 25, 2012      4 comments

I realized the other day that sitting at my current desk to try and type for long periods of time is not going to work. I will have to swap my big old Army surplus desk for the one the kids use because it has a keyboard tray, mine is from the e... Read more
Enjoyed the Sun Today
Sunday, May 20, 2012      4 comments

I am not sure how I will handle school and work on a full time basis but hopefully it won't be too bad. So far with school I am slightly ahead of the outline (mostly because I've covered a lot of the intro stuff before in high school), this sho... Read more
Random Thoughts for First Day of Staycation
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

I am on my first day of vacation and it extends through the long weekend so only had to use 4 days to get a full week off ... Read more
On to Another "Victory" of Sorts
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      8 comments

Okay so I finally got tired of waiting for a response email from the school I have applied to and low and behold apparently the reason for no email is because one of the administration office people PHONED me and I forgot to check my land line f... Read more
Official 10K Results
Monday, April 16, 2012      3 comments

My youngest daughter and I ran a 10K yesterday and did pretty well for our first organized run. I slowed down to keep her with me as it was a BIG place to cover at the end (I still misplaced her...LOL). I finished in 1:18:21.2 placing 1080... Read more
Tough Night Again for My Oldest
Monday, April 09, 2012      6 comments

Last night she came across a scarf she's been working on for nearly 2 years that was supposed to be for the friend who died. So many tears were shed again but she wants to give the scarf to her friend's sister. She just has to run some loose e... Read more
Goodbyes Were Said Today
Monday, April 02, 2012      5 comments

My daughters now have closer on the death of a friend. We attended the funeral today and all things considered it went well. This was my oldest daughter's best friend since grade 1. The family asked her to be one of the pall bearers and she h... Read more
Waiting for the Week to END
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

This has been such a crappy week I just want it to end and go and hide under a rock for a while. We found out that my daughter's friend did commit suicide on Sunday night/Monday morning. She is understandably angry at the friend and the si... Read more
Not a Good Start to the Week
Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

Tonight I have a lot going through my mind. The most pressing is helping my oldest daughter deal with the death of one of her best friends. They have known each other since grade 1. We don't have any details on her passing but a lot of rumour... Read more
The Week In Review ~ March 18-24
Saturday, March 24, 2012      5 comments

The week started off a bit rough. On Monday I got no break at work so that was a long day. On Tuesday I took my oldest one in to re-write her learner's permit test for driving and she failed it again. Maybe third time will be the charm for he... Read more

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