Monday Chit Chat Thread

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Registered: 07-26-1999
Monday Chit Chat Thread
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Mon, 10-01-2012 - 8:56am

Good morning ladies, its Monday.  I hope everyone had a nice weekend!  What are your plans for today?

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Registered: 01-06-2006
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 9:26am
Morning all. Good thing Mondays are an easier day. I need today to recover from my weekend. It was physically and emotionally exhausting. Hours on end in the car, visiting my father who is doing well but still frail, friend's birthday dinner, Ordination of a friend, and just unbelievable behavior from Evan last night. Right now he has no electronics and we are contemplating removing the door from his room...

Easy day at work and then I think I'll do some menu planning, grocery shopping, bill paying and take care of the last of the laundry. Oh, I need to out in some part time job applications too. Not very motivated to do any of this...
Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 9:30am

Good morning, long weekend.  I need to call the dentist this morning to see when they can get me in to look at a tooth problem I am having.  I also need to call the admissions office at Jordyn's first choice college to ask a question about the honors college app, its tricky with the time difference and I didn't get to it last week and need to get an answer for her this week.  I have lunch plans at 11:30 and a meeting at 2:30.  I also need to look at getting Jordyn's computer into somewhere to have it looked at, it seems to be stuck at the opening screen, can't get it to open up, and her college essay is on it....  My parents made it 800 miles yesterday on their way down to visit us, they have about 550 to go, so I think they will be arriving this evening, but we'll see how it goes.  We also have a family project to finish up for Emma this evening and her regular homework.  Jordyn works this evening.

Have a great one!

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Registered: 11-19-2010
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 9:37am

Can someone please convince my kitty she can't open the cat door earlier, now and won't be able to later?  Good grief!  She keeps pushing on that darn pet dor and she's about broke it.  I have a new door I need to to install to replace the old broken one.  I MIGHT do that today.  I am doing dishes and laundry today.  I managed to keep the house pretty much clean all weekend so no big mess to clean like usual.  

Today was camo day at the girls school so Natalie let me take her picture.  She looks cute.  I will try to post it below.Katie refused.  I did some sewing on hers to make it fit snug on her hips and I really like it.  I might suggest doing that again, get a t-shirt that is too big and then sew it so it fits snug on thier hips and they can bunch it up.  They aren't allowed to use the rubber band in the back of the shirt to make it fit snug at school.  Not sure of the reasoning but this is a good alternative.

Can't post the pic, image it too big.

Nothing going on tonight.  I forgot to post that.  Mondays are down days for us.  Matthew is having a friend over to do homework together.  I am making pizza for dinner from Papa Murphys.  Yum!

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Registered: 07-25-2007
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 10:23am

All is quiet here.  Zeph is playing on his DS. DH and Buffy are still sleeping.  She hates the crate and we've caved.  She's a fixture in our bed now.  I've got to get cleaning.  The kitchen is a disaster from the plumber yesterday.  Zeph needs it cleaned so he can bake for game club.  He's got friends coming over to play Risk this afternoon.  All of a sudden his friends are all into board games.  Should be a fun afternoon for them.

The rest of the house is a mess too. I hope to get the living, dining, laundry, and main bathroom cleaned before the kids show up (kitchen too).   Laundry is piled up also.  Hoping DH can run some errands for me this morning.

School work will happen tonight.  Zeph and I are going to start learning Scratch.  He has math and history/literature which just appen to tie in nicely with each other. 

I just started reading The Kitchen House and am finding it hard to put down. 

Tonight is baked beef stew with whole wheat rolls.

Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 2:26pm
Jenn, I am sorry about the interview!! And Hugs to Kenzie, the poor thing. I don't know why guys (and some girls) seem to think they can just jerk around people like that. Is this the one she was going te go to homecoming with, is that off now or did that happen this weekend?
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Registered: 03-30-2003
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 2:43pm

Jenn I'm sorry about the interview.

If it makes you feel any better- I'm assuming I bombed the 2 ones I had last month.  Because I got no phone call, email etc etc.  And I am more than qualified to do either of those jobs.  SIGH. 

Cheryl

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Registered: 03-30-2003
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 2:54pm

So I get a phone call from Becca at 8:15am.  Figuring she left something here. 

Nope it was "Guess what mom- I made Senior Regional!  Not only did I make it- I made the orchestra that I can try out for All-State with!"  Ok- NOT expecting that LOL.  She doesn't practice much (if at all).  Hoping that maybe this will inspire her to practice a bit more.  Because who knows what she could sound like if she put a little more effort into this............

Kind of don't want to tell Kristen b/c I don't know how she'd handle it.  But then again- we were introduced to Kristen 2.0 two weeks ago at Parent's Weekend and I was just amazed at how much she'd matured in a month! 

Went to the gym.  Visited my CASA baby.  So frustrated with that.  The garbage that I have to put up with, and I'm NOT GETTING PAID.  Want to quit but everywhere I go they keep telling us that volunteer experience is a good thing.  I've put in resumes for a couple of entry-level city jobs and gotten no response.  Just frustrating.

Orchestra practice tonight.  DInner was going to be chili, but since I was gone until 20 minutes ago going to the store and doing volunteer stuff- that it's going to be sandwiches/soup or anything else you can find.  Hoping that dh will be home in time so he can go to open house and find out about driver's ed. 

Cheryl

Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 3:07pm
Okay, I was thinking homecoming was this past weekend. Do you have pictures on FB? I will have to go check. Did she have a nice time at homecoming at least?
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Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 3:08pm
Yay for Becca! Yuck on the job front.
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Community Leader
Registered: 07-26-1999
Mon, 10-01-2012 - 4:37pm
She looks lovely! I am glad she at least had a nice time at the dance.
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