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Getting things done
Thursday, May 31, 2012      8 comments

Finally. I've always known I work better under pressure. And now that I have deadlines things are finally getting done. Not necessarily the way I would have done them had I had plenty of time to save for the materials I wanted, but at leas... Read more
Friday, May 18, 2012      7 comments

I'm as busy a bee! I have so much going on I don't even know where to start. HR is finally moving on the paperwork for my new position / move. And I actually know w... Read more
Misc. travel pictures
Friday, May 11, 2012      5 comments

Found these when going through my phone today. I'm not good with pictures and don't take many, usually just of the things that strike my fancy and not your "normal" vacation pics. Here are some of the more interesting (to me): Birdcages i... Read more
Paul Revere's Ride
Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

My son, who is a fifer with the 1st Michigan Fife & Drum Corps, went to Boston for the Patriot's Day celebrations to commemorate the events starting the Revolutionary War. We found a video of one of their performances whilst in Boston, at the O... Read more
April Goal Results
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      4 comments

1) Maintain my weight at +5 / -14 pounds emoticon Slacked off on the exercise & nutrition and am 6 pounds over ... Read more
Cold Showers
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      14 comments

This morning I awoke to a blood curdling scream from my DD. I was halfway across my room before I even registered what I had heard. She went to take a shower & was surprised by ice cold water. Apparently the pilot light on the water... Read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      13 comments

I have so much to do at home and at work in the next few months before I move. So much that it is completely overwhelming and I find myself just sort of dithering around accomplishing nothing because I don't know where to start. I tried making... Read more
March Goal Results
Monday, April 16, 2012      8 comments

1) Maintain my weight at +5 / -14 pounds emoticon ... Read more
Armed and dangerous
Friday, April 13, 2012      14 comments

So as most of you know I have been training for my black belt in karate. My test date is scheduled for July 7. One of the testing requirements is a 2 minute self-defense demonstration, basically a skit to show how one would defend against ... Read more
FANGFACEKITTY and the Travel Gremlins
Monday, April 09, 2012      17 comments

I am now home from 2 weeks of Road Warriorhood and glad to be back to a normal routine. Especially since I seemed to have been plagued by Travel Gremlins. I spent a week in Houston, visiting suppliers and at a workshop/conference. I arriv... Read more
Falling behind
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      7 comments

Halfway through week 2 of travel now and I am so far behind in my work and SP. Can't be helped I suppose and I will get caught up again soon (I hope!). I spent a week in Houston for a conference, which was interesting but overkill by day 3... Read more
Pavlov's Bicycle
Thursday, March 29, 2012      11 comments

Or "Why I'm a runner, not a cyclist" Warning - Possible TMI ahead. There is a reason I run instead of bike. Well, several reasons, primarily because biking is not part of the black belt test and running is, but I have another reason. ... Read more
Phe Phi Pho
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      8 comments

This week I am in Houston for the World Petrochemicals Conference and visiting two of my new (to me) raw materials suppliers. As of January I took over responsibility for my company's North American raw material purchasing, a commodity I know n... Read more
Monday, March 26, 2012      17 comments

The headline on Time magazine right now is that women are overtaking men as the country's breadwinners. According to the article in 40% of households women are the primary breadwinners, earning more than the men. I am one of the 40%, even ... Read more
Tugging on Superman's cape
Saturday, March 24, 2012      10 comments

Last Saturday Master N was in town and came to karate. He is a 5th degree black belt in our style and also in tae kwon do, and in jujitsu. I spent some time during class working with him on creative one steps - basically he throws an attack an... Read more

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