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Something My Daughter Bought Me

Sunday, August 26, 2012      10 comments

Hi all, I just had to share what my 17-year-old daughter bought for me last night while she was at a costplay convention with her boyfriend. I think these are the coolest earrings on the planet although I guess that just makes me a huge do... Read more

Saying Goodbye :(

Sunday, August 19, 2012      10 comments

We found out yesterday that the friend who was the DJ at our wedding and a very funny and great friend passed away suddenly last week. He was only 56 and I have known him since I was 14 years old. When I was in a bad mood and he was around... Read more

Amusement Park Pictures

Sunday, August 12, 2012      4 comments

Back of the hubster's head: Girls on the Ferris wheel: I only got 2 decent photos while we w... Read more

Photo Blog (warning photo heavy)

Sunday, August 12, 2012      9 comments

These were taken in May 2012, while I played "tourist" in my own town: Railroad tracks that I walk/run beside a lot. Read more

Had A Great Day

Saturday, August 11, 2012      5 comments

Got up early this morning to bake my hubster a cake for his birthday. Then I made up some honey garlic marinade for some chicken wings for dinner, they were accompanied by a nice green salad made by our youngest daughter. I went for an alm... Read more

Playing Catch Up

Friday, August 10, 2012      5 comments

Okay so I decided that I needed to write a blog about what is going right in my life right now instead of being a Negative Nancy. First of all I am happy to report that a dear friend of our's was able to take his newborn son home from Child... Read more

YEAH For Vacation!!!

Saturday, August 04, 2012      5 comments

Yes, I am on vacation AGAIN!! Who knew that putting up with a low-end job could result in so much time off. I now get 7 personal days and 3 weeks of vacation time which means an entire month off work each year. I managed to place my last ... Read more

Overload **Vent Warning**

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

Please tell me why the heck I decided that going back to school on a distance learning program was a good idea??? Work is insane, school is not going as well as I had hoped and I am feeling like I want to crawl under a rock and never come o... Read more

Let's Start the Week Off Right!!

Sunday, July 08, 2012      6 comments

So I've recommitted to doing some form of exercise daily (yes 7 days a week). I know that I don't work out as hard now as I did when I was trying to actively lose weight. I got the reminder today that I have maintained my weight for 2 yea... Read more

I Hate my Office Chair

Saturday, July 07, 2012      5 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

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