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Entries from January 2009

I saw the most endearing thing a moment ago…

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

and I just had to write about it.  I was coming home from taking my kids to school and came upon a school bus stopped picking up children.  There was a dog waiting at the stop with its family.  When the children were all loaded and the school bus was still stopped the dog walked [...]

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Tags: kids

Jobs and Safety

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

We all know how important it is to use proper safety equipment for the jobs that we do.  Fortunately, now that we no longer use processors to develop x-rays, I am not exposed to chemicals on a daily basis. Even at home, it is important to be safe and use safety equipment to do work [...]

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Vacation

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Do you find staying with a family of 4 in a motel room to be a bit cramped? As our kids get older, we prefer to get two rooms or try to find a nice condo to stay in.  Full size beds just don’t get it for me…I much prefer queen or king size beds. [...]

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Tags: Smokey Mountains

Chest Pain

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

The ER was packed with people tonight which in itself is not unusual, but they all for the most part had chest pain which is odd.  What was going on?  Is it stress?  The economy?  The new president? Since about December, we have noticed a signifant rise in the number of chest pains, panic attacks, [...]

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800 Numbers

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Ever wish you had a toll free 800 number for friends and family who do not have cell phones can use? It seems that is becoming less and less common due to the use of cell phones.  Pay phones became a thing of the past because of cell phone usage.  I got rid of my [...]

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Lack of Communication Problems at Work

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Why is it that those of us on third shift always get screwed? Whenever a new procedure is implemented, it never works correctly for third shift.  There is never anyone to ask because it is third shift. For instance, I am a x-ray tech and when I do CTs I have to get them read.  [...]

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Hey, isn’t that a movie? No, seriously, my best friend is getting married for the 2nd time.  She married a very controlling and mean guy the first time who cheated on her with a friend of theirs.  He was a real jerk to put it nicely. Now she is engaged and due to get married [...]

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I’ve got the “back from vacation blues”…

January 10th, 2009 · No Comments

You know the feeling…it is hard to believe that it is already over…all the months of planning and anticipation.  BAM! In the blink of an eye, it is time to get back to the real world and work.  Sigh… Here is our Disney World Trip Report: We left armed with our Disney gift cards I earned [...]

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Tags: Disney Gift Card · kids · travel · vacation

Scrapbooking

January 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Do you enjoy scrapbooking? It is a great way to categorize and display photos.  I find scrapbooking to also be a very relaxing hobby where I can get my creative juices flowing.  I have decided that I am going to get back into it this year.  I have piles and piles of photos just begging [...]

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Tags: scrapbooking