Kind of frustrated right now. My aunt is throwing my sister’s baby shower. Originally she stated that she will cater the food and she would need me to get the invitations and decorations. Today, she is now telling me that she already found the invitations and she will be going to get the decorations. WTF either you want me to do something or not.
circumhorizontal arcs photographed by (click pic) david england, andy cripe, del zane, todd sackmann and brandon rios. this atmospheric phenomenon, otherwise known as a fire rainbow, is created when light from a sun that is at least 58 degrees above the horizon passes through the hexagonal ice crystals that form cirrus clouds which, because of quick cloud formation, have become horizontally aligned. (see also: previous cloud posts)
This is what I witnessed a few weeks ago!
Tonight’s dinner featured stuffed zucchini (from my garden). Stuffed with carrots, broccoli, onions, mild pork sausage and topped with a little jack cheese.
The hubby and I have decided to diet. We’ve done this in the past but have never taken it seriously. We’ve decided to try paleo. The plan is to use up the rest of the food in our kitchen that is not part of the diet while in the meantime incorporating a lot more veggies. Getting rid of the food we currently have will not be difficult since I haven’t been shopping in a couple of weeks. The difficult part will be eliminating the carbs for the hubby and eliminating the dairy for both of us, especially cheese!
We are going to South Lake Tahoe tomorrow. Ilja wanted to go camping but I convinced him it would be boring just the two of us (we are like an old couple who goes out to eat and have nothing to say to one another so we listen in on other people’s conversations). So I asked why not try to go to Camp Concord to visit a friend. Long story short, there was no availability, so now we are booking a room but will still visit. Ilja is disappointed because he really wanted the camp experience and I really wanted to share that with him. We will try again once the season dies down.
Buying presents for a guy is so difficult. It wouldn’t be a problem if money was no object because I know he would like a big screen tv, corvette, vacation… Etc. I hate buying a bunch of little shit that he may never use and we just store for years. He barely ever states something he would want or like. Ugh. This is my mission today even though I’m already a day late.
My grandma informed me that our family does not talk appropriately around my “aunt’s” children. Instead of confronting the issue she has during the conversation, she instead waits to bitch out my uncle about it when she gets home. The conversation that pissed her off was about child birth…. Because my sister is pregnant. She claims that her 7th grade son and 5th grade daughter does not know where babies come from. Then she was angry about a comment I made about my younger sister teasing her. She claimed that her son was very upset about what I had said and cried to her when they got home. Under further investigation by my grandma, both kids know where babies come from and admitted they know more than their mother knows about. Also, the son had no idea what comment I had made and that nothing had upset him….
On our way to my great aunts funeral with my grandparents.
Grandma: Papa says he doesn’t want anyone around when he dies.
Me: papa, how will we know when you are dead then???
We all laugh.
Today was a day that many things went wrong. Had a visit from my new boss who nit picks but does not see that many of our company policies are not being followed. I ask her if I still have my accumulated sick time. She told me no. Then I referred back to our company handbook and she said she would look into it and get back to me (she didn’t get back to me today).
I heard that one of my co workers at another site is failing horribly in a job position that really should have been mine (when I was demoted, I was told I was next in line for a manager position and afterward two other people were promoted including an employee that wasn’t hired for any position.
We couldn’t take the students on a field trip because the price they wanted us to pay was outrageous. Then we didn’t receive enough lunches for all the kids (it was canned meat with crackers BTW) so then we had to serve the students frozen nachos with frozen juice.
Finally holland lost to Argentina.
I’m currently looking for a new job because I’m tired of empty promises and work politics.
On the up side, we have frequent flyer miles to use up and we are trying to plan a couple of vacations… I need the hell out of here.