Month: August 2006

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Hiring

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We’re looking to hire a clerical assistant at work. Having just gone through a job search (vicariously) with #2 daughter, I was particularly aware of the process. The first thing that struck me was how little time we spent with […]

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Addis and Stuff

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I was kind of expecting #1 daughter to come to lunch with me at work yesterday, but instead she and Son-in-law went to my house and cleaned. They scrubbed the kitchen and bathroom, mopped the floors, left White Linen candles […]

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Monday August 28, 2006

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We all went to church yesterday — or at least me and #1 daughter, Son-in-law, and both my sons. My husband was at work and #1 daughter is still in another state. I shamelessly showed them all off, and took […]

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Sunday August 27, 2006

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Here in the final week of the Summer Reading Challenge, I am reading Master of None, a science fiction novel that my mother loaned me. You might have noticed, if you see the “currently reading” bit of the page at […]

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Saturday August 26, 2006

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Experts on male/female communication tell us that men hesitate to join a group of talking women for fear the conversation will be about underwear. So I give you fair warning: this is about underwear. Specifically, about sewing underwear. The mad […]

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Saturday August 26, 2006

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After 19 straight workdays, I have a day off. I had intended to spend the entire day lolling around, possibly with bonbons. However, the glad news that #1 daughter and Son in law are arriving tonight has inspired me to […]

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Friday August 25, 2006

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We must get to the bottom of the saveloy question. In case you have not been following the saveloy adventure, here is the background: last year, when Sighkey came to visit us (she was in our hemisphere and decided to […]

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Thursday August 24, 2006

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As I embark on my 18th straight workday, I am thinking about work itself. I was brought up to believe in work. I admire hard workers. I believe that working hard toward a goal is satisfying, and that we are […]

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Wednesday August 23, 2006

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Work is back to normal. This may not be the ideal from a business standpoint, but it is good for me personally, especially as everyone else has gone to work at the other store. That Man is at the store […]