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Sunday 9 May 2010


1) 3 periods on intro

2)  3 periods on case study

3) Exercise


GeorgeSmiley 5/9/10, 3:34 PM

I normally try to use weekends for things other than my work, but sometimes I have to make an exception.


I'm going to spend several hours today working on Project MR, and, I hope get it finished enough that I can send it first thing Monday morning,



Want what you have. Be who you are. Do what you can. ~Forrest Church (1948-2009)

The Hero's Code: Show Up. Pay Attention. Speak the Truth. Let Go of the Outcome.


I love those quotes in your signature. Very strong. I may use one of those someday. I certainly will try to live by them.

Best wishes to you! Good luck with your project.

"A year from now, you may wish you had started today." - Karen Lamb

"Fall down seven times, stand up eight." - Japanese proverb

Rexroth Check In

It is late i.e. early evening. I've been out first to the church and afterwards with a friend

Up prayer and reflection
Some tidying and food preparation
Church and chat afterwards
Travel to meet friend
Tour round house and look at paintings etc
Drink coffee at cafe
Walk in flower gardens
Walk home and eat dring and talk
Put friend on bus home
Return home and put food in fridge
Post this

Rest even if I do nothing else it has been a good day

Regards Rexroth

huma CI

I've had 3 disappointing days in a row. I'm loading up on coffee, putting on some inspiring music, and trying to get a spark.

  • PHP proposal
  • TDC 2
  • TDC 3
  • TDC 4
  • load all TDC pdfs on laptop
  • lawnmower
  • dishes
  • trash
  • buy card
  • laundry
  • vacuum
  • bills

"A year from now, you may wish you had started today." - Karen Lamb

"Fall down seven times, stand up eight." - Japanese proverb

vic 5/9

     Show up (done) happy mother's day11

Trying to be gentle with myself today.


Well I ended up spending half the day yesterday at the emergency vet with my kitty.  He's having stomach problems and they are keeping him until he poops  :x Worst case he may require surgery but they don't think so.   This appears to be the result of his killing a giant mockingbird and eating a bunch of feathers and stuff.  Instant Karma!  No apparent blockage though.   They are giving him enemas.   Better them than me!    Anyway, it's going to cost a lot of money, which my daughter put on her credit card and I'll have to pay it off over time but at least that option was available.

I worked (from home) 7 pm til 4 am and it was a rough night with many minor problems but no serious ones.   I made a mistake, too, that wasn't serious but took some time to fix because a bunch of data had to be recopied. :-( 

So today I'm doing ****-all.    See you tomorrow.  

Just kidding.   I will take it easy today, but I'm going to feed the birds and water the plants, then clean up the kitchen.    I never had time to do the dishes last night so I have a sinkful of dishes.   I bought groceries in a fog yesterday so I forgot some important ingredients for the dinner I had planned, but I think I can fake it or either make it pizza night.   I don't really feel like going out to the grocery store today, but if the cat is ready to be picked up sometime today, I might as well stop at the store when I go to pick him up.   I'm playing that part by ear, and hoping for kitty poop before the day is out.

First of all, I'm going to drink a giant vat of coffee.   Have a great Sunday everyone.


"Bless the present. Trust yourself. Expect the best." --Steve Nobel


Happy Mothers Day.

Not to get too deep but your share reminded me of the book my son had to read:"Your father's right. Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."
"Boo" Radley surely represents the innocence of the mockingbird. Scout shows that she understands this and Sheriff Tate completely, when she says to Atticus reassuringly:
"Well, it'd be sort of like shootin' a mockingbird, wouldn't it?"

Maybe we are the mocking birds and it is a sin to kill ourselves for our mistakes.Just a thought.

Sick kitty update

He pooped!  So we got to bring him home!   No blockage, no surgery.   


"Bless the present. Trust yourself. Expect the best." --Steve Nobel

YAY for kitty

Glad that kitty came through everything ok. Never knew that eating birds could cause such a problem.



Naughty kitties

Once in the middle of the night I heard Whump. I ignored it as I needed to sleep. I heard a louder whump. Kitty had brought home a live frog. I needed to sleep as I had an important exam in the morning so I decided to take a sleeping tablet and ignore the frog. I woke up at 6am with the frog sitting on my face! Frogs like warm faces. I had to march down to the local river with it in a box early in the morning. I was exhausted. I was so tired that I only just passed my exam although I had worked like a banshee all month and really knew my stuff. Glad your kitty didn't need surgery. Some pet insurance might give you some piece of mind as vet's bills can be a nightmare.

 P.S> Are you going to buy your kitty the book?



Doh! I HATE when I wake up

Doh! I HATE when I wake up with a frog on my face!

Eat that frog, Kitty!

Thanks for all the good wishes.   I checked into pet insurance once, and I think my animals were too old already to be approved but it would sure help in a case like this. 


"Bless the present. Trust yourself. Expect the best." --Steve Nobel

Mama_Cat's picture

Cute, Helen ;^)

Took me a minute to get the reference, but - VERY cute. :)


Go kitty!

We're all so happy that you um, well, you know... Tongue out Wink


"A year from now, you may wish you had started today." - Karen Lamb

"Fall down seven times, stand up eight." - Japanese proverb

J. DOe CI May 9, 2010

For today: 
- Do my daily exercise and gratitude sessions (Done)
- Check on getting a water flitration unit (Done)
- Go to church (Done)
- Go to the church thrift sale meeting afterwards (Done)
- Finish making changes for client A that he has used a temporary workaround for now, but which he is anxiously waiting for my updates (Did work, but still uncompleted)
- At least start on finishing some enhancements for client B who has been patiently, so far, waiting for me to finish for several month (Not started)

- John O.

Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

J. DOe CO May 9, 2010

Although I still have not completed my task for Client A, I am finally getting to work on it.  Also, it involves more work than I originally thought, so it is taking longer, which is partially why I have not yet finished it.  In addition, unfortunately, I am mainly finally working on it now because there is another very important and urgent task that I need to do immediately afterwards, but which I don't want to start on until I get this other task done.  I hope that I can carry that momentum forward into other tasks that I am not that interested in doing but which are important, but that remains to be seen.

- John O.

Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!)

Lark at 10:00

There are a few things I don't want to do, so I think today is a good day to begin. Some are dirty little household tasks which just need to be done. One is a work project gone awry some time ago, so it's been languishing for a long time. It'll cost me more time and money than I'll get, but it needs to be made right. I actually made a start this past week, but I need to keep moving. This may be a good start for making 9th Step ammends. Would anyone want to join a new section for 9th Step items? Have a nice day everyone.

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Sunday CI

took Saturday off, but need to get some things done over the weekend

To do:

- list c(f)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) (12-1)

setting timer now - open - read it - find missing facts - 1s

- lunch

- tidy up a bit (2-2.30)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) (2.30-3.30)

- cook for tomorrow (3.30-5)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) (5-6)

- more tidying up (6-7) (this took forever!)

- call M.!

- make a list for tomorrow

list for monday

- leave at 8 am

- call F.A. (morning)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) before lunch

- lunch (12-1)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) after lunch - finish sec1 if it's a good day

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) (2-3)

- 3x 15 min on ch2 (3s) (3-4)

- coffee break

- 15 min email to T.

- call M. (evening)