FOR TODAY … 13 January 2009
Outside My Window… darkness; at 7:30am, it’s still black as night.
I am thinking… that I am tired of winter (another lovely commute today.)
I am thankful for… plows and salt trucks LOL!
From the kitchen… herbed-up cheeseburgers.
I am wearing… dark purple wrap shirt, black slacks, beaded choker.
I am creating… starting the final quarter of Thimbleberries’ Club Quilt for 2008; a little late, but I want to finish the quilt top before moving on to 2009.
I am going… nowhere in particular. Maybe the Detroit Institute of Arts this Friday, since weather/illness/home improvements have kept my trip with my mother-in-law grounded.
I am reading… finishing up “The Gentle Art of Domesticity”.
I am hoping… that I hear about my 2009 salary today. Usually, my boss and I would’ve had that “talk” by now, and I still haven’t heard if I’m getting a raise.
I am hearing… traffic on slushy roads and the hum of our HVAC system.
Around the house… I have now settled on the new color of paint for the World’s Ugliest Bathroom; just need to get to Home Depot.
One of my favorite things… the lavender vanilla candle I have burning at the moment. Very soothing…
A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week… staying warm! We have sub-zero tempertures on the way.
My Picture Thought … I have loved dolphins for a long time, and often collected dolphin-themed items. The print below by Paul Brent is one of my favorites. I have it on a coffee mug, and several notepads. 😉 (I actually like a LOT of Paul Brent’s work, and try to collect some when I’m in Florida, where it’s readily found.)
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You disappeared for so long lol.
I’d kill for a plow to come down our road, but they have this talent of waiting until the snow is almost gone, *then* plow up the ashphalt instead lol.
Hope you get your raise!
Here’s hoping you get that raise!
Our legislature must think state workers make too much money, so they want to cut us by 6% to balance the budget. We just received 5% pay raise that was given to us over a 3 year period…
Oh, nice way to “clear” the road LOL! We saw something both perplexing and annoying last week: a salt truck going down the road in front of our house, followed immediately by a plow. Now, I’m no expert, but wouldn’t it work better the other way??
Michelle, I think your legislators are the ones making too much money. Let’s see them sacrifice a bit, yes? 😉