My blog notifications told me that someone “liked” one of my posts yesterday, which made me check my stats. I found that there have been days when NO ONE VISITED ME! This is horrible, just horrible! Then I realized that I have been so stinking busy that I haven’t had time (or inclination) to blog in a while. So, here’s an update on what’s been going on:
Diet Week 10 (or whatever the hell it is) – I’ve lost 15 lbs! It is really hard, particularly when I’m doing fun stuff like baking apple pies (which I managed not to eat whole, thankyouverymuch…I left that to the Hubster. He didn’t mind.) It’s really awesome to have to wear a belt to hold up my pants. Pretty soon, I’ll have to go shopping! Woot!
Death and Illness – Keeping up with tracking WW points has been rough this past week. Sadly, the kids’ grandmother passed away on Wednesday, which led to a quickie visit to PA for the funeral on Friday. This is just six months after their dad died, so it’s been a rough year for the kiddos. On top of that, my uncle has not been well and it’s been touch and go for a couple of weeks. I said at one point that it seems everyone I know is either unemployed or sick. Your odds are not good if you know me. If you just read my blog, you’ll probably escape with a mild cold and missing a day of work. Lucky you.
Employment – Speaking of unemployment, after quitting my job in a very dramatic fashion, last week I started temping for an agency while I keep looking for regular work. My first temp job is sorting and tracking campaign contributions for the Romney campaign! I think my mother summed this up really well when she simply said “karma”. I’m so anti-Romney, I think I’d rather see Mickey Mouse in the White House than elect Romney. Wait, that’s pretty much the same thing, isn’t it? (Which reminds me…I haven’t posted a political rant in a while. Keep your eyes peeled for one soon. I’ve got one simmering and if I don’t get it out soon, it’s going to stink like rotten eggs.)
Squirrels – And on a completely random and unrelated note, THEY’RE BACK! It seems that the dry summer has seriously put a dent in the squirrel population and there have been far too few of the little critters to keep me sufficiently amused for quite a while. However, the cooler weather has brought them out, looking for their winter nutty goodness, to my unconcealable delight. Yesterday, I sat for MINUTES watching one sneak attack a group of band students, darting between trees and running up the backside as to remain virtually invisible. (They are sneaky little critters, those squirrels). I was utterly entertained and I’m sure I appeared quite mad as I sat giggling to myself for no apparent reason. I guess the squirrels aren’t’ the only ones who are a little nuts. 😀