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It's a change
Monday, February 20, 2017      0 comments

But I am adapting. The night before or the morning of each day I make a list of things that either need to be done (find less expensive insurance) or I want to get done (re-measure feet for new sock technique; hem pants). But mostly I just go wi... Read more
They are coming out of the woodwork
Thursday, February 16, 2017      4 comments

I have now had two calls from faculty, out of the blue, wanting to know what the **** is going on. So I tell them a bit from my side, suggest they connect with two of the faculty I have been working with for a number of years and then tell them ... Read more
A good night's sleep
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      2 comments

It is the little things. Last night was the first night that I slept the entire night without waking up once. I woke up before my alarm. It was a little astonishing. I am looking forward to more "aha" moments as the days go by. Knowing I n... Read more
And, yes it was
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      3 comments

I knew when I walked into the room this morning I was to be fired and everything was just for show. The really funny thing was that they had a member of the university threat assessment team there. I guess they assumed I was going to go ballisti... Read more
My decision might have been made for me
Monday, February 13, 2017      3 comments

I believe that tomorrow morning I am to be fired. I am to "start my work day at 8:00am" at a different building on campus than the one I work in. The one I am to report to is where HR is located. This happened to another person about a year ago.... Read more
Thursday, February 09, 2017      4 comments

For real. I have to figure out how to leave this job. I have a bully for a supervisor (watched her bully four other people out of the building) and I am tired of standing up to her. It has taken a toll on my attitude and my health. DB wants... Read more
Finishing startitis
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      0 comments

Even though I started a bunch of new knitting projects when I was home ill 30 days ago, those projects and others are moving along. Three projects were finished in the last 4 days and other projects are much closer to being completed. One thing ... Read more
Thursday, February 02, 2017      3 comments

A week ago I was ill and stayed home for two days. In that time four hats and a pair of fingerless gloves were started. Three out of the five projects were using "left-overs" from other projects, one was from a project that had the yarn and patt... Read more
In the summer....
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      0 comments

...when walking one day DB and I found a smouldering tree beside a walking path. We called the fire department and led them to the tree as there was no way to get a truck close. A few weeks ago we were again on the same trail to check on "our tr... Read more
What to do with the leftovers?
Sunday, December 25, 2016      2 comments

From knitted projects. I have started immediately casting on something with the rest of the yarns that are left after completing a project. Many times there is only enough for a hat but then I do not need to find a place to store 1/2 a skein. ... Read more
Something from a friend
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      1 comments

A friend posted this on Linkedin. I thought it one of the best ways to start 2017 and wanted to share: Commitment for 2017 - The Year of You It is the time of year where we re-evaluate where we are in life, what the future holds for u... Read more
Road Cats - picture
Saturday, December 10, 2016      2 comments

When we last went to the care facility that my parents were at, for less than a year, we did not have the same good experience we had the first time. This time there was only one person who came. A church singing group scheduled after we did so... Read more
Exams - I love them!
Thursday, December 08, 2016      3 comments

We are in almost the middle of two weeks of exams. I have six that I am scheduled to be the proctor and the possibility of one more as I am the "back-up" person in case someone is ill or the roads are bad or whatever. Most exams are three hours ... Read more
Road Cats
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      0 comments

After we got the cats we occasionally took them to Mom and Dad's place in the independent living part of the care facility. After they moved into the main building we took the cats to Mom's room after Dad died, as well as to an aunt's room. ... Read more
Another step along the way
Thursday, November 17, 2016      0 comments

This is not meant to be a downer. Today is the mass of remembrance for my parents. We are not catholic. Both their caskets were purchased from a local monastery so once a year a mass is held for anyone who has used one of their caskets. Original... Read more

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