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  1. Bummed out...

    by , 01-08-2011 at 08:26 PM (What's happening?)
    Well, I never received a phone call or email yesterday from the company I interviewed with before Christmas. So, I am trying to let it sink in that I probably didn't get the job. I am actually really bummed out about this. I was actually really excited about this position. It would have offered me a healthy dose of responsibility, I would get to use my great experience and skills to work on projects, and I would actually get to go into an office Mon-Friday and see other people. I am honestly, pretty ...

    Updated 01-08-2011 at 08:38 PM by mocha

    Job Search 2011
  2. New year and new goals

    by , 01-08-2011 at 12:08 PM
    So, 2011 has started and it is a new year and I have new goals for myself. I am newly single, but have a I'm not totally on my own. He is sure teaching me a lot about self-control and budgeting. He made up an elaborate budget linked to a ledger so that I can track my expenses better. I'm excited to be using it.

    Here are some things that I'd like to do this year:

    1) Keep Grocery Budget to $100/month
    2) Keep Eating Out Budget to $100/month ...
  3. Day didn't really turn out as expected

    by , 01-08-2011 at 04:02 AM
    Well the day started out normal enough with the plan to get my uni assignment completed today...that was until my computer start doing rather weird screen stuff and freezing. Investigations showed that this was a known, now unfixable fault with the laptop. So a new computer was in order. Luckily hubby has the store finance card and the department stores have 40 months interest free at the moment.

    Off to the store we went in the afternoon. To get the 40 months interest free, we had ...
  4. *sigh*

    by , 01-07-2011 at 10:49 PM
    Gonna spend another anniversary along. Had to miss my vacation, due to dd's health problems - so dh and MIL are gone on the vacation that will include our anniversary.
  5. January 7th in a California Garden

    by , 01-07-2011 at 07:30 PM
    This time of year, there isn't much to report. The ground is too wet to plant anything, and the weather is too cold for anything to germinate. The most exciting part of this month was the beginning, when ALL the seed catalogues started showing up! Time to plan and dream!

    One thing I have been doing is saving yogurt cups, so I can start a few seeds inside in March or early April. I may also try buying some started plants this year, as well, but I haven't made up my mind yet. The plants ...