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A peek into a perhaps non-typical California mind


Archive for December, 2008

Reviews and Random Thoughts

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

Since I have some free time this Christmas (I’m in Florida visiting my mother, but she’s heading to sleep by 7:30), I decided it’s a good time to review my New Year’s goals from January. For reference they were: Start my own business – I’ve been wanting to do this for many years, and I’m […]

I’m a southern Californian

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Every time I’m off work I’m amazed at how busy I am. I finished purging my old photos, so last Saturday I drove to Orange County to have them scanned.  I guess that makes me a southern Californian.  To be fair, while I was up there I also went to a used parts dealer to […]

And Jury Duty Too

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

I don’t do it often, but allow me a moment to complain…. We’ve been dealing with months of single income earnings (and now no income) with a dual-income mortgage, major disappointments in John’s job search, a health scare with him, tenants in our rental condo requesting lower rent, and my car coming up on a […]

Ups and downs

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

It’s been almost 3 weeks since I posted an entry here.   The short story is that we saw two shows, I took a CPR class to continue my personal trainer certification, spent a great Thanksgiving with friends, took them to wine country, saw a movie, and my contract at work ended. One of the shows […]