Category Archives: Up and Away

Randomly on a Wednesday

I can’t seem to get settled into this week. It’s Wednesday and the week is half over, but it feels like the week hasn’t really started. I hate weeks like this.

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Monday Miscellany

I’m away on Vacation until Thursday, in Tofino, watching the ocean. It was -3C on the drive up yesterday, which is, by far, the coldest I have ever seen the Island. Having said that, it was a full 20C higher … Continue reading

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By the Numbers

The new apartment, by the numbers: 76: The number of pounds my luggage weighed. 20: The cost to check the suitcase I thought would be carry on, when it turned out it was over weight. 6: The number of text … Continue reading

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I don’t know. . .

I asked the Developer what I thought was a simple question. A software module I need isn’t working. At least, I don’t think it’s working. It doesn’t seem to be working. (I don’t even know about the not working thing … Continue reading

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Honey

One of my colleagues called me “Honey” yesterday. Not in a nice sort of way, but not necessarily in a bad sort of way. In a way that may have been patronizing, or maybe it wasn’t. It was the sort … Continue reading

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The Zombie Apocalypse

I found myself wishing that the zombie apocalypse would come to Victoria. I don’t actually want anyone to die, but I am so very irked at someone I am forced to work with, and the notion of death by zombie … Continue reading

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I surrender

It has been a very long 2 weeks. The sort of 2 weeks that leave you exhausted, with a terrible headache. I was going to paint the kitchen this long weekend. Prime and paint. Do the cupboards and rip down … Continue reading

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If I can just. . .

If I can just make it through today. This week. This is the last day of the week. I spent yesterday – 8 hours of yesterday, closeted in a small office with a Director – pulling rabbits out of a … Continue reading

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The Sun Will Still Rise

I am taking my first certification – the easier one – tomorrow. I have actually studied. I keep reminding myself, I have used this software almost daily since September of 2009 I have reviewed the training material, I have done … Continue reading

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Schroedinger’s Pack Job

They said life on the road was glamorous. I am faced with one of four possibilities next week: 1. I will fly home next Tuesday, having had a wonderful time in DC. I will work from home for the rest … Continue reading

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