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Vacation Time

I think it has finally hit me that I don't have to go to work for three weeks and that I'll be in Rome just a few days. I'm very antsy/excited, but in a GOOD way.

I feel much better about leaving town now than I did when all the floor reconstruction was going on. Despite that fact that it's going to be in the 40s in Napoli, I think I made a wise choice in delaying it until now.

I can't wait to see yo yakalskovich!
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My Grandpa

This morning my grandpa left this world.

I'm glad his suffering is over.

I had a feeling this would happen around Thanksgiving. That's why I didn't make my annual travel plans. Maybe now I can go somewhere in early 2012 without the fear of being being forced to come back to be with my family.
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Today I once again reaffirmed my lifestyle decision to live in the city CAR-free after a 25 mile rude back from a meeting in Conyers turned into a 3 hour ordeal, thanks to a brush fire that closed I-20. No amount of home or perceived quality of life could make me pug ip with that crap. I mean, if the train ever stopped intown I could always walk in less time than that.

Grrrr...

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Monday Blues

I feel like such absolute crap today. The combination of lack of sleep, several looming deadlines, and the usual Monday BS at work made today unbearable. I just want to curl up into a ball and crawl in my bed with the cats. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen.

I hope it rains soon. That will make me feel better by washing away all the negativity that surrounds me on this hellish day.

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Cleansing heat.

An interesting thing happened this morning while I was cleaning the house.

Even as the temperature outside stayed pretty much the same, at 40 F, the temperature inside rose by 4 degrees to 65 F between start and finish - even though I have not had the heat on yet this year. I guess it's true that a thorough house cleaning really does burn as many calories as a good workout, because I can't think from where else the heat could come from - it's not like I was baking or anything that could add heat the room.
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Cold brings the "love" out!

Reminder to self:

If you want the cats to be "loving" then don't turn on the heat in winter time.

It is 60 F in here and within the past 24 hours Sofie and Phoebe have overcome their differences and shared my lap twice now!

Crazy...

Roman Gingerbread House

Tonight Daniel and I made "gingerbread" houses out of graham crackers.

Of course, being me, I had to give mine a touch of ancient Rome.





I think it came out pretty well, even if the candy cane loops at the top are a bit much.
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