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Midweek relief

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

It seems that more and more lately, I am so happy when midweek occurs. I knowI can hang on for two more days at work. We will be having more changes at work in a couple weeks that will affect my job, so I will be learning new things..

It is back to cold weather here again.. high of 40.
Working in one's yard is impossible since everything is a sodden mess because it rains every other day and the snow has not melted underground, making the water free-standing.
I dream of the day when we get our three whole days of summer...

  
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IMUSTLOSEIT1 4/23/2014 4:35PM

    I agree, would reallllly like 3 days of spring, in a row. Seems like winter has lasted a whole year.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/23/2014 4:07PM

    We're still having hot chocolate weather here.

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MYTURNNOW2013 4/23/2014 3:57PM

    Summer is coming....sometime in late July or August, for sure!



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Tuesday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Local factoid: A coworker of mine went to the bank last Saturday(Holy Saturday) with her daughter. When Kim got to the front door of the bank, she opened it, then looked inside and realized that there were no lights n, nobody around inside. The bank was closed for the weekend!!

her daughter told her to go inside, but she said, "No way!". She called 911 on her cell phone and the police came in eh parking lot screeching tires and all!! It seems that when they closed the bank ON FRIDAY NOON!, they forgot to lock the front door!!!!!

Kim said she was so curious to find out what happened, she went back there yesterday and she did not recognize any of the employees!! They had replaced everybody! They, of course, could not elaborate, but the only saving grace in all of this is that nobody took the opportunity to take two and a half days to clean that bank out!! They closed noon Friday and did not open until 9 am yesterday morning!! A burglar could have cleaned their clocks!!

  
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GABY1948 4/23/2014 9:24AM

    WOW that IS scary! Glad it all worked out okay....I would have been afraid someone had hostages inside somewhere and not gone in either!

Whew!

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TEALHAWK1 4/22/2014 10:43PM

    Wow what a story! I would be scared to go in till I knew for sure it was safe!
But that is great nothing bad happened

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ADKISTLER 4/22/2014 7:21PM

    When a teller asks if they can help me, I always joke and ask if they are giving out free samples. Now I know the answer is YES!!

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 4/22/2014 6:57PM

    That you give a person the willies, glad it all turned out okay.

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JEANINNEWCASTLE 4/22/2014 5:17PM

  Whoever was in charge of locking the doors was in big trouble. . . . Now I wonder if everyone is going to try their doors when they are closed just in case?!

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2BDYNAMIC 4/22/2014 4:32PM

    Wow--what a story!! ......... Pretty shocking and I am sure the employees were horrified ......... Guess it pays to slow down and pay attention .... emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/22/2014 4:26PM

    Our banks here were not open ab out that time either. I'm with a Credit Union.

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Monday

Monday, April 21, 2014

Very warm here, glad I am home from work. Bill paying day and there are always lots of them!

  
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TEALHAWK1 4/21/2014 10:20PM

    Glad for the warmer weather and our snow is melting more and more too

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NELSONCHERYL59 4/21/2014 7:35PM

    isn't that the truth. i work to pay bills and to be able to take time off

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MYTURNNOW2013 4/21/2014 6:07PM

    We made it to 79 Downriver today! Glad you had a nice day to pay bills :)

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 4/21/2014 4:40PM

    Nice here in NW Iowa, sun shining, 75, but wind is mighty strong.

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/21/2014 4:17PM

    I'm glad it's warming up. We have some sunshine but expecting more rain.

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GABY1948 4/21/2014 4:05PM

    Warm here too...it went to 75 but then rain started and it is down to 69 in like 60 seconds I think!

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Blessed Easter Sunday!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

What a nice day for our Holy Day! I went to early Mass, came home, changed clothes, sat in chair and fell asleep for five hours!! After eight hours sleep last night!

DD opened the windows this afternoon when the temp finally got to almost seventy degrees! It is now four pm and I cannot believe I slept the whole day away.
Our parish is merging with my old parish, as of July. Our parish is larger, more modern in our followings of liturgy.. I am curious as to how the two will blend. I was a charter member of the old church, then got married in THIS bigger parish, I have been there for thirty years. They are my family ..

It feels like this is going to be a good thing for all involved, but I understand how they feel leaving their original church proper, THEIR church home for over fifty years. Only a building, but still...

our parish will also get a new name.. very weird for everybody..

It is all good in the end,,HE guides us...

  
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MADMIRANDA 4/23/2014 4:04AM

    It can be very unsettling when mergers etc happen. My parish has had a few reorganisations over the last few years. I loved what you said about family. Easter Day I looked round my church and I was overwhelmed with a sense of belonging and fellowship. Happy Easter

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GABY1948 4/21/2014 8:14AM

    Have a blessed week!

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GRETA242 4/20/2014 6:08PM

    Sounds like a good thing. They might set it up so there are more traditional service and more contemporary for the other group. Is this possible?

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TALULAX- 4/20/2014 5:40PM

    Happy Easter! emoticon

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/20/2014 5:25PM

    You have the same weather we do. It's the first day we opened windows and doors. Lovely here in the Great NorthWest!

Enjoy your day.

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LISASGONNADOIT 4/20/2014 4:55PM

    Happy Easter!

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AUNTRENEE 4/20/2014 4:51PM

    Happy Easter.

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 4/20/2014 4:37PM

    Happy Easter to you

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Saturday

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Busy day.. organizing and cleaning at dad's house after our hair appointments, then back home to spring clean my whole kitchen. Not an easy task.
On to bill paying, deck brushing my deck and hopefully wheeling my BBQ out onto the deck. We never did get it out before because it kept snowing!

May all of my Spark friends enjoy the peace of the Easter weekend.

  
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TRENTDREAMER 4/20/2014 9:52AM

    You have a good Easter as well!

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GABY1948 4/19/2014 6:37PM

    Have a blessed Easter...Resurrection Day...Lin! Been busy here too so hope to catch up again soon!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 4/19/2014 3:34PM

    So, I gather... the snow is gone?

Happy Easter, Lin!

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CREATIVEHEART5 4/19/2014 2:20PM

    Enjoy the sun it is finally out in Mi emoticon

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 4/19/2014 1:41PM

    This is such a busy time of year, I have the tendency to start to many projects at the same time, and then have to go around later and finish them.

Hope you have a Great Easter.

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MYTURNNOW2013 4/19/2014 9:05AM

    I still need to put together the BBQ I bought over a month ago LOL!

Enjoy the weekend and hopefully the BBQ!

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