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Cape Breton winter

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      6 comments

Well, we are officially snowed in. On Monday we got 59.2 cm of snow, and as of today, they are talking 80 cm of snow to date... So I have been getting lots of exercise shoveling. I only worked 2 shifts last week and none this week... so I ... Read more

Friday

Friday, February 27, 2015      6 comments

Aiyyyy..... they called me in early today, called at 5 to 11, even though I was scheduled for 12 anyway. I did make it for 11:30, and then worked till 8:45. Peak Season. I did my fastest return tonite, the last one, the EASY one, finally... i... Read more

Working for a living!

Thursday, February 26, 2015      5 comments

Clocked out of work at 10:07pm.... wow... good bad and indifferent... Starting to feel comfy with a few things.... Shoveled the ice out of my driveway to get out this am, but didnt' get to walk my 2 mi. I did find a burrito in the free... Read more

into second week at work.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      3 comments

Well, it's my second week, still tuff... but lots of helpers. And it is peak season!!! Crazy!!! Was asked to work late a couple times already, but with snow storm happening tonite, I was glad that I was able to go home and two others came in ... Read more

Catching up

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      3 comments

Well, we didnt' get all the snow they were predicting, but we did get the Flash Freeze... and wasn't that a lot of fun.. couldn't move out of the yard one day, was a skating rink out there... even poor Buddy was falling when he went out. ... Read more

The big one's coming tomorrow.

Saturday, February 14, 2015      3 comments

Whew! where did 10 days go? I did a 4 hr. shift and have 20 hrs. booked at the tax office for next week, on my own, not shadowing someone else. Hope she gave the manager the all-clear cuz she really thinks I can do it. Not back on track ... Read more

End of Training, now waiting for the call

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      7 comments

So yesterday's two 3-hr shifts did me in, and was so tired today, don't know if I learned anything at the 3 hr. shift today. But, it's done. Seems like the long-time people have regular hours and we will only be called to fill in... so no... Read more

Tiring Tuesday

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      4 comments

Long, tiring day... had hardly any sleep worrying about the storm warnings and the roads, and it was all for naught. Training class from 9-12, stopped at grocery store, worked with bro on kitchen and back porch, cooked supper, went to staff me... Read more

Made to Crave - devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

Monday, February 02, 2015      2 comments

Thought for the Day: Food can fill my stomach but never my soul. From the story of the Samaritan woman - one of the longest discords Jesus has with a woman in the Bible, he starts talking about food. The conclusion drawn is that there are t... Read more

Busy WEd

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      3 comments

Cleaned house, did 2 mi WATP - took a 93 y.o. to her eye doc apt, and picked up groceries for mil and went to 3 hr. training class... even managed a bubble bath in there...... Read more

Made to Crave - devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

Let me share the "Made to Crave" devotional for today. This is a book by Lysa Terkeurst. def'n - Craving _ something you long for, want greatly, l desire eagerly, and beg for. "God made us to crave so we'd always desire more of him..... Read more

Busy Monday

Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

8:15 the alarm rang, and a bath, glucerna for breakfast and at the diabetic clinic for 9am. But, there was some good news in retrospect. Although my A1C had gone up to 9.8, my HDL is still nice and high, and my LDL and my triglycerides both we... Read more

Rainy and windy Saturday

Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Thought I might be getting a sore throat, slept in till noon...wow. Went shopping with my friend, nice relaxed friendly day. Heavy rainfall is taking away the snow from our storm the other nite.... Read more

Friday

Friday, January 23, 2015      6 comments

Yes, it does seem like I have been busy lately, but I need to remember to put myself first.. like today, we left at noon, and I took a glucerna with me, knowing we wouldn't be done when I needed to be eating. Shopped and went to knitting cl... Read more

Thursday nite

Thursday, January 22, 2015      4 comments

Aw Scooter, don't burst my soap bubbles (which do look better in the sunshine) I thought I had a great excuse for not doing dishes at nite... lol Busy, busy today. Buddy needed to pee at 8:30, I wasn;'t impressed, but then I made the mista... Read more


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