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My oh my, has it really been that long since I posted?? Yikes!! Huh. Time flies! So much has happened and continuing to happen that I could never post it all. Suffice it to say life is good, busy and full. And stressful! Oh so stressful! Anyhoo, rather than try to recap over two months of my life, I'm just going to start with the now!

Today was my last day as an hourly employee. I'd love to say I've retired or am going to be staying home, but nope! I have been promoted to nurse manager. Yikes!! I mean Yippee!! It means more hours and more responsibility. I'm excited and ready for the challenge, yet worried about the extra time away from home. I have not worked full time in oh, about 15 years! This is a very positive thing for our family, but it is not without some stressors of its own. I'll miss taking my kids to school and picking them up a couple of times a week, but I'll love knowing that I will never have to stay late on call or work nights or weekends!

Lookee what we have here to the right...
Yes, that is snow folks! We've had our first
measurable snow of the year. Many many fender
benders today according to the news. How can
people forget year to year how to drive in the snow?
Slow peeps. Take it S.L.O.W. public service
announcement complete.
All righty then, that is it for now. Thanks for staying with me (if you are still here)!


  1. Welcome back lady!!! That is such wonderful news to hear about your promotion...HAPPY DANCE :)
    I remember going back to work after staying home 4 years with my kids...terrifying and exciting at the same time. You'll do great things i'm sure and be an awesome boss. If they don't listen, just bust out the blow-horn. Lol

    Ahhh...snow at last. It's freezing here too. Great public announcement btw...SLOW-IT-DOWN is right!!!

    P.S. Thank you so much for your sweet comment. It meant a lot to hear that, especially from such a wonderful gal like yourself. Will you shoot me an email with your address so i can send you a Christmas card? {My email is on my blog}
    .....HAPPY HOLIDAYS.....


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