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Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
3:36 pm
Today I am thankful for:
My wonderful husband and my fantastic daughter.
The relative good health we all enjoy.
The weather that lets us open our windows at the end of November.
The dinner I am looking forward to.
And so much more.

Current Mood: grateful
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
11:20 am
Sunday, June 7th, 2009
5:28 pm
Writer's Block: Significant Choices
If you had to choose between your friends and your significant other, who would you choose?
Monday, November 3rd, 2008
8:48 am
Vote tomorrow November 4
It is our duty, it is our right and it is our privilege. 
Friday, November 3rd, 2006
10:41 am
Accent or not
This was strangely accurate. I grew up in New Jersey but lived for a while in both the south and New England and my mother was from the Pacific Northwest so I assume I picked up some of her verbal oddities.

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: Philadelphia

Your accent is as Philadelphian as a cheesesteak! If you're not from Philadelphia, then you're from someplace near there like south Jersey, Baltimore, or Wilmington. if you've ever journeyed to some far off place where people don't know that Philly has an accent, someone may have thought you talked a little weird even though they didn't have a clue what accent it was they heard.

The South
The Northeast
The Midland
The Inland North
Boston
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?
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Current Mood: relaxed
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006
9:59 am
Who'd a thunk it?
You Are Sunrise

You enjoy living a slow, fulfilling life. You enjoy living every moment, no matter how ordinary.
You are a person of reflection and meditation. You start and end every day by looking inward.
Caring and giving, you enjoy making people happy. You're often cooking for friends or buying them gifts.
All in all, you know how to love life for what it is - not for how it should be.
Friday, July 14th, 2006
9:05 am
You are a Lavender Rose

You represent love at first sight and enchantment.

Your vibe: intense and intriguing

Falling in love with you is: deep and meaningful


Current Mood: sick
Tuesday, June 27th, 2006
10:30 am
It's not fair
It is just not fair when the young, charming, funny friends die. That is all.
Saturday, June 10th, 2006
2:29 pm
2:24 pm
Wednesday, April 19th, 2006
1:59 pm
My first time
For the first time, I get to put up a quiz! Taken from Tomorrowland.

I'm a Lotus Elise!



You believe in maximum performance and minimum baggage. You like to travel light and fast, hit the corners hard, and dance like there's no tomorrow.


"Take the Which Sports Car Are You? quiz.



Current Mood: cheerful

Thursday, February 16th, 2006
12:11 pm
My candy heart
Better late than never.
Your Candy Heart Says "Get Real"

You're a bit of a cynic when it comes to love.
You don't lose your head, and hardly anyone penetrates your heart.

Your ideal Valentine's Day date: is all about the person you're seeing (with no mentions of v-day!)

Your flirting style: honest and even slightly sarcastic

What turns you off: romantic expectations and "greeting card" holidays

Why you're hot: you don't just play hard to get - you are hard to get
Tuesday, February 14th, 2006
11:02 am
Job update
Unbelievably, I have actually been at this job for six months tomorrow. Had my six month review yesterday and effective Monday, Feb. 20, I will be full time. Mixed feelings of course - hate giving up the extra days off but looking forward to the benefits. Now I just have to figure out if I have two weeks of outfits that are professional and that fit!
Sunday, February 5th, 2006
9:08 pm
Home again - tired but pleased
For the first time in years, I worked the registration desk at a meeting and did not have to spend the afternoon after the meeting ended sleeping. There is definitely something to be said for not being the one responsible for all the details. I only had to show up when and where scheduled - that was very nice! On the other hand, hours of flying is exhausting. Fortunately, I have a wonderful daughter who planned AND cooked the dinners for my first two nights home so that I could relax. More appreciated than I will ever be able to express to her. We had a good time but I am not sure I would go back to Hawaii unless someone else was picking up the bill - it is expensive and a long way away.

Current Mood: exhausted
Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
3:08 pm
Sick days stink
So I have a cold - but decided today that I will probably live - but missed two days of work which means no pay which stinks - but at least I got sick this week so it will be over before I have to fly in the big aeroplane all the way to Hawaii - for work - will be lucky to see the light of day once I am there but there are worse places to have to go for work in January - could have been Minneapolis or Toronto or someplace else cold. Started back on the Weight Watchers program two weeks ago- lost almost 5 lbs so far - but not real motivated to stick to it when I don't feel well - want comfort food - want someone to make it for me - I am a dreamer - but the family came through and cooked on Monday when I had to go to work so that was nice. If I win the lottery someday, I think I will hire a housekeeper/cook and stop having to plan the meals. I truly don't mind cooking but I am tired of planning them.
I seem to be very whiney today so I will go take a nap now and continue my recovery.

Current Mood: listless
Saturday, December 24th, 2005
11:01 am
Merry Christmas
To all of you who are so kind as to read my occasional drivel and to let me read your deathless (sometimes) prose and poetry - Merry Christmas! For the first time in several years, I am actually enjoying the season - must have something to do with not being trapped in a job where I was miserable! Anyway - enjoy the season everyone.

Current Mood: cheerful
Tuesday, December 20th, 2005
10:01 pm
Sunday, December 18th, 2005
9:49 pm


You Are Dancer



Carefree and fun, you always find reasons to do a happy dance.



Why You're Naughty: That dark stint you had as Santa's private dancer.



Why You're Nice: You're friendly. Very friendly.

Monday, December 5th, 2005
7:23 pm
Dear Santa...

Dear Santa,

This year I've been busy!

In March I pushed anfadh in the mud (-17 points). In July I saved a busload of nuns in Angola (326 points). In January I gave change to a homeless guy (19 points). Last month on a flight to Vancouver, I stole the emergency flight information card (-40 points). Last week I pulled over and changed marrus's flat tire (15 points).

Overall, I've been nice (303 points). For Christmas I deserve a pony!

Sincerely,
auntiejay

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Current Mood: accomplished
Tuesday, September 20th, 2005
11:18 am
Boredom
I cannot remember a time in my life when I have had so little to do at work and have been so BORED. Unfortunately, the people who have been doing all the pieces of the reason I was hired were so busy before they all left for the great meeting in the west that they did not have time to turn over the materials I will need know to do what they hired me for. So here I am for three days with nothing to do except cover a phone that doesn't ring much because everybody is at the meeting! I don't mind being paid to not work hard and I know I will eventually regret whining about having nothing to do but right now I am bored, bored, bored.
And yes, I would like cheese with the whine.

Current Mood: bored
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