Started a post yesterday, but it all disappeared after I left the computer for a while and went and did something else. B*gger
Yesterday was the DS2's birthday - how did he get that old? and I actually got him a card that he loved. He seemed to be happy with his presents as well. He will be a bit tired when he gets back. He started work at 4.30am this morning.
Michelle - not looking forward to going back to work on Monday either, but I guess I need the money. Work seems to multiply overnight - so maybe you should camp out at the office until it is finished.
But you are right, it is better than a soup kitchen. Heaven forbid.
Mel - Good for everyone that the kids have gone back. If they are travelling with the Grandfather then the poor girl will have an uncomfortable journey. Hope she gets a sports scholarship. Should take some pressure off Richie.
Annie - If the company does not like you using the internet for this site, they should block it same as most companies do. I haven't had a problem with 3FC but just about everywhere I go, Facebook is banned. Only a few places allow us to waste their time with that.
Sounds like NYE was just what you needed. All that food over to your Dads as well. And a good visit with the brother. Goodonya.
The Humana book arrived yesterday. It is still sitting in the car. We don't have it over here but I might just read it to see whether it is much different from our medical insurances - of which I have not any.
Sorry to hear of the passing of your friend.
Well done on the raise. It's a darn sight better than taking a pay cut or worse. Nice of Curtis to give you some cash for expenses. Since he is not paying rent anymore, it's only fair.
Ceejay - Busy at work again I see. But you have a 3 day weekend. Much better than listening to noisy pumps. Good on you for doing some baking. I'm not a pineapple fan and they are grown just up the road but the cake sure sounds good enough to give to friends.
Birds have a habit of sitting above cars. As if we didn't have enough to do.
Happy - that freezer will be the death of you. I swear I have never heard so much gross incompetence from a store. Perhaps you should try the manufacturer and figure out if it is their quality control, the transporter or Sears that are causing the problem. I'd have cancelled the order by now and bought one on-line to be delivered.
So the two old bulls are butting heads huh! Hope it works itself out soon. So stupid at times.
Laura - good luck with the software implementation. Hope it all goes smoothly. I always say that without users everything would be a marvellous program. No doubt everything will be busy until the silly season quietens down again. Well done on the Pilates class.
I should be heading out for the local breadshop to get some loaves for lunches. Seems we have just about eaten the last lot. Have to sort some things for the DS2's lunches as well. He and his mate have decided to lose some weight this year. Probably not a bad idea, I know the DS2 is carrying a bit around the middle. So I need to think up some interesting lunch ideas for a week at a time. Back to the CSIRO diet book. They have some great lunch ideas.
Today I have my taxes in order. Just a couple of months late. I keep threatening to do them as soon as the Group certificate arrives but I never do. More organisation is needed. While I was in the junk room sorting out my tax junk, I shredded some papers and tidied up some bills and filed them - that makes me feel a little better, but there is a lot left to do in there. The castle progresses a lot more slowly now that DS2 is back at work. I have taken some photos and will let you see as it comes together.
I'd better off to the shop before the daily bread sells out or is sent down to feed the masses (loaves and fishes), no doubt I will be back.