week numero uno

So, I've been at the new gig for a week now. I'm gonna be honest and say that the jury is still out as to whether I made the right move or not. But I know I can't make that call based on one week so we'll see what time brings. The main issue this... Continue Reading →

Omelet you know…

...that I made a very ugly and somewhat overcooked, but very tasty breakfast for myself this morning! And because I'm nice and like to share, omelet you see it. Somebody stop me. Recipe from Cooking Light Omelet with turmeric, tomato, and onions

new chapter

I received the official job offer letter today and it's all ready to sign and send back in the morning. Monday will be my first day and I'm pretty excited. The location is as good as it gets in the heart of a happening area of town, above retail space and right across from my... Continue Reading →

Family Hike Saturday

I deemed today "family day" and made the proclamation that we were all going for a hike and a picnic. Momma had spoken and there would be no arguing. And so, we took off to a local park that I didn't even know HAD hiking trails until an acquaintance enlightened me. As this was a... Continue Reading →

sunburn and a pogo stick

Today was rad. I took kiddo to the zoo for a date with her bestie and her mom, and then to her friend's house for lunch and playtime. My friend Phil, grilled for us and then there was tree climbing, hide and go seeking, Disney soundtracking, doughnut eating, rope swinging, bike riding, hula hooping, and... Continue Reading →

being a bear

I saw this via Introverts Are Awesome on Facebook, who got it from peteandbuzz.com. While I haven't felt like a bear lately, I do relate to this in a big way. Plus, it just cracked me up.

puppet show science project

On one of our snow days last week kiddo decided we should make a "science project". The science project turned into a homemade mini stage and stick puppets. It was a fun day and kid is quite creative. We did a couple of puppet shows after her thorough explanation. Here's some footage for your viewing... Continue Reading →

Hello, I’m Awesome

The job search continues. I had a bit of a surprise today. Due to an HR paperwork snafu, my position is not officially eliminated for an additional 5 weeks from the date I was originally told. While this gives me a nice cushion, for various personal reasons, I don't want to have to use it.... Continue Reading →

update smupdate

Its 2am and I'm sitting up in bed listening to some sort of precipitation, be it rain, ice or a combination on the roof. Schools were cancelled for tomorrow hours ago so I'll be at home with kiddo for the day. With the exception of about an hour during which I have a phone interview.... Continue Reading →

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