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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #30 on: October 18, 2006, 12:58:45 AM »
"Whew!" is right, Spoooookla! Congrats on your neat bit of news too.

Thanks, Nessa! (I was sad you weren't on IM today 'cuz I could've told you then. But you're having connection problemos, huh?)

And, yeah, Lost One, most people don't. Once management starts tossing around the term "legal," it gets intimidating. I mean, the Career Services chick said stuff like, "Well, if our lawyer had his way, he'd yank you out of your internship right now." Um... gee, thanks, I thought. It's like she was trying to freak me out--which she kinda did. Anyhow, I guess I just wasn't willing to toss away over seven grand! So hooray for justice! Oh, and hooray for being able to breath again. :P

P.S. I'm also happy because I'm all done with grading freshman papers. woot! I'm an RA--a stipulation of my scholarship, which I still have. Yay again! *ahem* Sorry... I'd better quiet down and go to bed. It's midnight. And you know what happens at midnight. No, not the "Spirit goes to bed" crap, the pumpkin metamorphasis. sheesh.
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #31 on: October 18, 2006, 03:57:49 PM »
Oh...it turns out that Morag is actually a not uncommon female Gaelic name. Huh.
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #32 on: October 20, 2006, 11:19:38 AM »
This makes me giggle.

Yesterday I found a business-type card tucked in my driver's side window that says:

Congratulations! On the arrival of your multiples.
Here are the top 5 tips from other Moms of Multiples . . .
(A gift to you from the Utah Valley Moms of Multiples Club)
The top 10 best things about being a Mom of Multiples . . .

I think the matching booster seats in the back gave someone the wrong impression--I would have gone certifiable if I'd had any of my boys as twins.

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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #33 on: October 20, 2006, 05:16:46 PM »
So this was a toss-up between this thread and "Jobs and Stuff," but I'm so happy, I decided on this one. After being a temp *forever,* my job was posted two weeks ago. Today I got my offer letter and was officially hired. I finally  have health, dental, and vision insurance (starting Nov 1), 10 paid holidays, paid time off, and the best part, I got a $3 raise! Yeah. I'm so excited!

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« Reply #34 on: October 21, 2006, 12:53:31 AM »
Congrats! I know exactly what that's like. I went almost two years.
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #35 on: October 24, 2006, 11:34:42 AM »
Huzzah for Tink!

I also have happy happy job news! My boss's appeal to hire another perms assistant was approved!! This makes me sooo very joyful!
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #36 on: October 25, 2006, 07:00:32 PM »
Just got a copy of the Hallowmere ARC in my hot little hands! I'm SO excited. You must all read this book when it's available.

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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #37 on: October 26, 2006, 10:54:40 PM »
Doctors that might actually be able to help me make me happy.

(But how many times have I said that? Oh, too many to count.)
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #38 on: October 27, 2006, 02:13:18 AM »
Hope is good, though. Don't lose it if you can help it, because it's always so hard to get back.
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #39 on: October 27, 2006, 03:32:45 AM »
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because it's always so hard to get back.

Like objects from an ex's house. (Currently having trouble getting back her Incredibles DVD.)  >:(
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #40 on: October 29, 2006, 03:05:38 AM »
Multi-stake dance. Need I say more?
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #41 on: October 29, 2006, 03:27:43 AM »
Ah, the hope of the young.
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #42 on: October 29, 2006, 06:51:52 PM »
I bought a car yesterday. I'm now part of a two car family. My wife won't have to wait until I come home to go somewhere (which makes her happy and thus makes me happy).
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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #43 on: November 02, 2006, 11:07:26 PM »
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Ah, the hope of the young.


I'd like to point out that you aren't that old yourself. Stop sounding like my mom.

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Re: Happy Things 2006:Generation X [part deux]
« Reply #44 on: November 03, 2006, 03:36:22 AM »
:D

I was just getting all nostalgic about when I used to look forward to dances. I think that ended about the time I hit 24 or 25. That was about when finding a dancing partner who knows what he's doing got more frustrating. Well, annoying would be the proper word. I rarely attend dances now, because once you're not a YSA anymore, church dances become weird. But I love going to specific kinds of dance events, like swing dancing and going dancing with friends. And I hope to get back into Irish dancing soon.

But good for you to like dancing! More boys should know how. And I mean the fun stuff--swing, Latin, all the kinds of stuff that involves dancing with a partner.

Though of course, I still want to go contra dancing someday and learn all the reels and such that are more group dances. And I want to learn the dances they did in Jane Austen movies, too.
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