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Day 283 - First Day of a Short Week
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      12 comments

Technical troubles have gotten in the way of a lot of things today. I tried twice to post a blog today, but an Internet connection error and POOF. It was gone. I'm trying to recover an important document that I wrote for work on the work la... Read more
Day 282 - Labor Day
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      8 comments

What is it about Labor Day that makes people think about work? I could feel myself getting into "work mode" about 2pm, thinking about all the things that are going to be happening this week, and the details I need to stay on top of. I dove back ... Read more
Day 281 - Meditation on Gratitude
Sunday, September 06, 2015      9 comments

We attempted to go boating this afternoon, but the battery on the boat was dead. Apparently the 12V port (formerly known as a cigarette lighter) cannot having anything plugged into it when the boat is parked. We have a charger, so the batte... Read more
Day 280 - Getting to Know Me
Saturday, September 05, 2015      6 comments

Getting to know me….. I copied this from another blog, and think it is really fun. Copy it and fill in the answers or add your own!! This is a great way for us to get to know each other! (Thanks, Jane!) Where is your cell phone? On the k... Read more
Day 279 - Friday Night
Saturday, September 05, 2015      9 comments

We had a great dinner over at our friend Bill's tonight. He made baked ziti with ricotta and sausage. It was delicious. I hope my portion wasn't too big... We brought the salad and some port wine for dessert. We watched a new documentary on... Read more
Day 278 - The Unproductive Day
Friday, September 04, 2015      12 comments

I was in meetings all day long today. Our district Maintenance & Operations guy Mike brought his key & lock expert Donny to document the locks for all the old buildings on campus. He had already done this for the 3 new buildings, but I didn't ha... Read more
Day 277 - The Best
Thursday, September 03, 2015      15 comments

There are a lot of expressions about making the best out of a situation. I've definitely become one of those "glass half full" kind of guys, always looking for the positive no matter what happens. I've written about it before. It's become one of... Read more
Day 276 - Drew Lynch
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      11 comments

I'm taking a break from my regular blog posting to give a pitch for Drew Lynch, who is one of the funniest comedians I've ever seen. If you haven't been watching "America's Got Talent" on NBC, I encourage you to check him out here: ... Read more
Day 275 - Wild and Crazy Monday
Monday, August 31, 2015      15 comments

I don't have much to report that doesn't sound like venting. It was a very busy day - I left the office at 6:45pm. I had intended to get all the papers on my desk sorted and filed away. Didn't happen. I had a good day with Carla, my predece... Read more
Day 274 - GRATEFUL
Sunday, August 30, 2015      17 comments

Giving back to others and reaping the joy of seeing someone else succeed. ... Read more
Day 273 - Italian Village
Sunday, August 30, 2015      9 comments

We had a wonderful dinner at the Italian Village tonight. Steve really enjoyed himself (maybe a little too much - how much vodka was in that sippy cup, anyway?) and the food was delicious! I didn't eat lunch today (not intentionally, I just forg... Read more
Day 272 - Rock the Casbah
Saturday, August 29, 2015      10 comments

One of the great things about SP is that it gives you the tools to learn to enjoy exercise in its many forms. By granting points for every 5 minutes of fitness activity, plus a lot of great resources (articles, videos, exercise charts) to show y... Read more
Day 271 - Roger That
Friday, August 28, 2015      6 comments

My boss Annette and I had a meeting with the college district's new Chief Technology Officer, Roger. He is retired British Military, and has a wonderful accent that I could listen to all day. He founded two companies back in the first dot com bo... Read more
Day 270 - Whittling Down the Pile
Thursday, August 27, 2015      9 comments

I had another training day with my predecessor Carla. She helped me get through some more of the paperwork that had been cluttering up my desk. She wrote little instruction post-it notes on nearly every page, so that I could handle it. She is a ... Read more
Day 269 - A Dog's Love
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      13 comments

With my new work schedule and having to do a lot of Sparking in the evening after dinner to get caught up with blogs, nutrition and fitness tracking, and articles, I don't have a lot of time to play with the dogs. Last night, Stella looked reall... Read more

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