Three Strikes, You’re Out! Part 2

Like I mentioned… it's been a really rough couple of months…  The last week of May, I received another last minute e-mail requesting me to attend a meeting that afternoon with my boss, Jackie*. In this meeting, I received my third and final write up. This time I was written up for being a minute … Continue reading Three Strikes, You’re Out! Part 2

Three Strikes, You’re Out!: Part 1

The university that I work for is in the process of making A LOT of changes. Once these changes are completely put into action, no one at the university will be able to purchase their own travel or process their own travel reimbursement request. It will all flow through a center that specializes in travel.  … Continue reading Three Strikes, You’re Out!: Part 1

It’s a heart attack! It’s a dislocation! No, wait! It’s a birth defect!

This week has been rough to say the least...  Tuesday morning I woke up feeling my "normal" self… (what I would consider normal pain levels, what I would consider normal nausea levels, etc... no alarm bells were sounding.) I took my morning steroids and sleepily snuggled my kitty while they kicked in. I dozed off … Continue reading It’s a heart attack! It’s a dislocation! No, wait! It’s a birth defect!

“100 out of 100 relationships involving care giving fail”

Recently there has been a lot of discussion in our community surrounding a quote by Dr. Phil McGraw. I have never been a very big fan of Mr. McGraw but I will admit that I was a little surprised to hear that he said something even remotely close because his show airs during the middle … Continue reading “100 out of 100 relationships involving care giving fail”

Blogmas Day 11: Favorite Christmas Movies

I don’t think it is a secret that I HATE the cold with a passion. But one benefit of cold, crappy weather is getting to curl up with a nice cozy blanket and enjoy your favorite Christmas movies! Charlie Brown’s Christmas The Muppet’s Christmas Carol Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of the Misfit … Continue reading Blogmas Day 11: Favorite Christmas Movies

Blogmas Day 9: Favorite Christmas Ornament

I have seen others share their favorite Christmas tree ornaments so I would take a moment and share mine with you. I will be honest... I can't just pick one... So you are going to get to see our collection of Peanuts ornaments and our collection of the Misfit Toys from Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer … Continue reading Blogmas Day 9: Favorite Christmas Ornament