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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

douglas CI

doing well
did graphic design for album cover
ate burritos
ate more burritos
got mad and shaved the dog
feel better now

good night


portrait of douglas

Posted: as a public service the dangers of burritos are highlighted in Wednesday's checkin

kaoba 7pm

I'm calling it quits for today. I am exhausted from struggling with myself and trying to force myself to work (mostly unsuccessfully) on this report I have due tomorrow. I did get started in the afternoon and have made enough progress that I feel I can finish tomorrow before the deadline. So, have a good evening, all!

e check back and whine session

my son is sick, my other son is headachy, my husband is tired and my eyes are about to pop out from all the pressure behind them. I don't want to cook, I don't want to work on my practicum, I want to sleep, there is nothing in the house to eat, and I feel the emotional age of a 2 year old.

I want someone else to take care of me, to fix supper, to let me off the hook for a night and to make all my aches and pains go away.

Calgon, take me away......

To do: figure out what to make for dinner
make dinner
get rid of headache
send email to umass
call tax accountant

take nap and see if my headache will clear


Red whine or white?

So not fair, when you don't feel well and have that "I want my mama" feeling, and everyone else is expecting you to be the mama!

Hope you feel better soon!  (Maybe a good night for take-out?)


both, please

Thanks, Falcon, for the 'poor baby', sometimes that is what I really need. My husband picked up a rotisserie chicken on the way home, I took a nap, the Aleve is partially kicking in, so I am on my way back up to being 48 years old again (currently at around 4 years of age, lol)

kromer 11:45 CI

Got back from interview trip at 11 and have been taking a way-too-long lunchbreak since then.
Up next:
*Go talk to SX quickly, go to FACS training (DONE)
*1-2 prep for tutoring (DONE)
*2-4 class (Done, got out early)
*4-7 tutoring (DONE)
*7-8 bible study+dinner (DONE)
*8 make appts with faculty for visits (Started)
*8:30 go to lab and:
->Finish !#$! paper on test data set MIT MIT MIT
->email about test data set MIT
->run all calcs. on test data set MIT (Working on...)
->Write 1/2 page of methods! MIT
->look through GEO at adipocytes and MCF7 data
->Visualize results of test calculations MIT
->GO enrichment for test calculations
->Find out if expression data is available for LPS data set MIT
->Start processing expression data for old test dataset
*Go home and unpack, do Spanish HW for tomorrow

kromer 8:55

OK, I've wasted about half an hour since bible study and need to get back on track!
I'm going to go up to lab now and start calcs on test data set!
Update with other tasks as I figure them out.
Update 9:40: Started calcs (finally!)
Next, I'll:
*visualize results from the calcs I have
*Get a list of relevent proteins from GO
*Make a list of other proteins I want to look up

Falcon CI Tuesday

To do:  Go finish being mad at myself and get my brain clear.  Then check in here.


Falcon CI

Next up:

  • Eat some lunch
  • Take a quick shower.  No getting mesmerized by the hot water!
  • Do the stuff that must get done today -- groceries and getting cash
  • Check back in


Falcon CI -- Oh, @#&!

Oh, shote bag fuskers!  I just remembered I have to review some stuff for a workshop I'm teaching next week, and call my co-trainer this afternoon.  I so do not feel like doing that today!  Oh well, I guess that's what I'm doing next, after I eat, shower & dress. 


one great thing about falcon

she is a creative writer

Creative swearing

Thanks, elisaveth!  Though I can't take credit for "shote bag fuskers."  It's from an episode of "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" that is full of hilarious made-up swear words, including the always useful "prime-ministering pimhole!"


re; creative swearing

i can think of several circumstances where 'prime-ministering pimhole' would be the apt retort....

kaoba 10am

Terrible day. I haven't started on what I need to do. I have a deadline noon tomorrow, and if I don't get going I am not going to make it. Deadlines are the kiss of death for me. I hate this.

I hope you are all doing better today than me!

Less than great day

Hi kaoba,

Today is a fresh canvas with smudges on it!  I'm having a less-than-great day, too.  But I bet we can get through it and maybe even get a thing or two done.

Best of luck with your deadline!


10:17am CI for Lark

Thanks for mentioning the kitty box topic. When other folks share their daily chores it reminds me to do mine. Several times I've gotten things done just in time because one of you happened to be doing the same thing. I'm running a little late this morning, due to some (nice) phone calls.
To do:
(X)morning routine
 spiritual time
 finish main thrust of work project
 tidy workshop
 tidy garage
 return movie
 check in at lunchtime

Journey 9:30

Good morning all - so far today I've been to the gym and read and processed email. 
Thanks to Dick Cheney I had a nice afternoon yesterday, got a haircut and did some shopping!

Next thing to do is set a trap for a problem. 

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey

Journey 11:30

Still dealing with trouble calls, and it's my first day on call!  I'm not complaining though, I like this part of my job, the problem-solving is fun for me.  As long as it's not in the middle of the night, then it becomes un-fun very quickly.   I'm looking at some issues with a network change from the weekend, but first I'm taking a short break then organizing my messy desk.  I didn't really have a chance to get organized this morning. 

I really want to start tracking my calories in Calorie King again too, I have been at the same weight now for a couple of weeks.  Time to jump start the weight loss again.  We want to be able to walk down the beach in our bikinis this summer right?  Or speedos for the guys. 

(Just kidding about the bikini, I haven't worn a bikini in 20 years but I would like to be able to wear a bathing suit this summer without frightening small children)


“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey

Journey 2:30

Ok, I'm finally organized.  It only took me til the middle of the afternoon lol. 

Next - implementation plans for this weekend. 

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey

Journey 5:30 oops! web surfing!

I was diligently posting my calories in and next thing I knew I was lost in the interwebs.  I did make some progress on my implementation plans before I got sidetracked, but then it took a phone call from my co-worker to bring me back to reality.  

I've been fairly good about avoiding the web surfing and it was a shock to find myself just absently surfing without even realizing it.  I am going to block the offending site now. 

I'm blaming it on the time change.  I hate the time change. 

I'm going to salvage what I can of this afternoon in the next 15 minutes and then head home.  tomorrow is another day. 


“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey

kaoba 6am

Great thread starter, Edge!

Got up very early today, wrote, "planned" my day. Right now I'm going to get a cup of coffee, then I'll decide what to do.

Good day to all!

e's Tuesday back-to-work check in

Had a great day away, but it is good to be back.

water 1/2 drunk
walk to work x
climbed stairs X whoo hooo!!!
ate breakfast x
wrote email to N
photocopy Dr. P's stuff and send  x 2 files done
speak to Virna on photography storage supplies
photograpy shoot today done
acknowledgement letter done

movingalong -- litterbox and trash!

  • Inspired by recent threads,  (as well as the meowing of my kitty) ...
  • I have done my litterbox chores!
  • Brought the used litter out to trash
  • Wheeled trashcan out to curb for collection!

Here's to happy cats everywhere!

--- movingalong


trashcan image courtesy of:

litterbox image courtesy of:

(I couldn't get their "forum post" image URL's to work here).


kitties everywhere are applauding with their kitty paws!

my kitty

“The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” - Stephen Covey


Ooh, that is a pretty kitty!

I'm a slowpoke at cleaning the litter box, too.  Lucky for me my cat is very easy-going, and doesn't start to "think outside the box" if the litter starts getting dirty.


journey's kitty!

what a beautiful, serene, exquisitely rrelaxed cat!

Edge's CI - 8:15AM

Good morning, everyone.

What I would like to do today:
- morning meds
- 8:30pm meds
- FH
- HO
- read city branding documents x2
- bh: ap
- Study A from notes and copy
- Kitty litter
- replace trash can bag

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Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action - Walter Anderson