In Canada, Boxing Day is observed as a holiday, except (in some cases) for those in the retail business. Boxing Day and the days immediately following are when many retail stores sell their Christmas and retired model products by holding clearance sales. Some shoppers will line up for hours at night (sometimes before midnight and […]
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I was chatting with GusGreeper yesterday and we were talking about crushes. Not serious ones, but you know those silly unattainable celebrity crushes. Someone you like to see on the big screen or on the rink etc. I think we’re both comfortable enough in our marriages to have such conversations. As it turns out we […]
This whole “don’t drink the water” thing is Metroblogging gold. You still shouldn’t be brushing your teeth with the water or drinking it but seriously, you CAN wash your hands. We were out Friday night and 3 women in the ladies room with me got right out of the stall, headed to the paper towels […]
I’m still alive, I promise. I’ve worked about 30 extra hours in the last week or so and I’m a little tired. It’s the “crazy time of year” and aside from regular overtime, I’ve taken some extra shifts (e.g. working the stat) so that my lovely husband [audihertz][radiozoom] and I can enjoy Thanksgiving [wiki] together […]
“It’s my busy time of year”. Very very very busy. Everyone’s got something to say, something to report and a company to take over and it’s our job to make sure people know about it. It doesn’t matter how many fancy programs our IT department concocts, it doesn’t make anything easier. I think I need […]
As Gus so appropriately noted on his blog, this has been a ‘week from Hell’ [gusf]. Rainy, work’s busy, and everyone’s happy for 1 hour and grumpy for 23. Last night I had another guinea pig treatment at Laura‘s work. So far over the last couple of weeks, I’ve had a hot rock massage, body […]