Thursday, April 19, 2007

Dear Diary Thursday...

Dylan worked until 6:30 last night and so it gave me a chance to straighten up the kitchen, do a few things around the house, and then take a nice long hot bubble bath. When he did get home (and he brought us dinner!) we just ate and then I headed to bed....and unfortunately Dylan didn't make it to bed as quickly as he hoped because he was on the phone with his Mom. His Mom was trying to get him caught up on a few things that have been going on the family. Namely they had a family meeting about his great grandma, then another discussion about his young cousin that just passed, and then another discussion that involved his great aunt that passed....lots and lots of drama!!

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Dear Diary Wednesday....

Woke up in a MUCH better mood today....thank goodness. After a ridiculously long day at work yesterday, I got home and got the backyard cleaned up, go some more fertilizer on the grass, did a couple of other things around the house and then Dylan and I went and got samiches and relaxed....right up until the Qwest girl showed up. They have been working on the lines behind our house, in our neighbors yard, for two weeks now.....and everytime somebody goes up the pole to work on something, we lose our phone. And again yesterday, no phone service. So Dylan called the Qwest people and they sent somebody out...only to find out that we had a power surge that knocked our cordless phone off and just unplugging it and plugging it back in made it work...DUH! But the Qwest person was really nice and she liked our dogs and that was kind of fun.

Today, Dylan is going to be putting in some OT again and so I am going home and will be mowing and trimming and putting on some more fertilizer in the front yard. And maybe, just maybe, if I am not too beat, I am going to get my herbs in the ground! YEAH! There is nothing I love more than fresh herbs in the Summer!

Dylan managed to get Saturday night off and I am leaving work early on Friday, so we actually have an ENTIRE WEEKEND together. I know part of it will be spent with me doing some yard work and buying some flowers, and another part will be us going to a show at Bricks, but I am hoping we have time just to have a bit of fun together....we will see what happens!

Oh, irk of the day....people that really don't give a shit how you are doing, but ask you so that they can hear their own voice.......

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Dear Diary Tuesday...

It was a very long, long, long weekend spent doing lots of yardwork, lots of housework, and Dylan working lots and lots of OT. We saw each other for a maximum of about an hour each day....and thankfully it will be over for him this week.

Yesterday I woke up on the wrong side of the bed and stayed in that attitude for almost all day. I had an epiphany last week at work and it carried through with me yesterday, and even today. What I came to realize/learn is that if you are not a good worker, in fact, pretty much a piece of shit who makes their job harder than it really is, makes more work for themselves, makes up lies about how busy they are, then your boss will leave you alone, check on you to see if you need anything, and lets you continue on your merry way. However, if you are a really good worker, go above and beyond your job duties, try and help out your co-workers and your boss by doing extra projects, then they keep piling and piling and loading up your plate with more and more things to do. So, I am gonna be one of those "pieces of shit" who is too busy to do much of anything else this far it has worked for me. Next week I will work on a better attitude, but this week I am gonna keep the one I have.

And another realization, some relationships are just TOO HARD. I have a co-worker that I was trying to help out and so I was nice and gave them my cell phone and home phone numbers so that they could talk to me....BIG mistake. Looks like I will be changing my cell phone because this person has turned into a full fledge stalker. If this person had just mellowed out and relaxed a little bit, we could have probably been good friends and I would have listened to the never-ending tales of self pity and woe and given my shoulder for them to lean on. But not anymore! Now I am just rude to them and only allow them to speak to me about stuff that is work related. I just can't do the "high drama" friendships anymore. It has to be a total 50/50 relationship, or nothing. This co-worker has YET to say something like, "Hey, how are YOU doing?" because they honestly do not give a shit. They are so involved with themselves and their lives that they don't realize that there is a world out there, that there are other people out there....people who probably have it a lot worse than they do! Oh well, good learning lesson for me.