Category Archives: Musings

Night Shift No More

So, tonight is my last night shift and it’s on to bigger and better things.  I found that working overnights did not suck and was easier to get used to than I would have thought.  (However, I am a night owl, … Continue reading

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May 11 is National 3rd-Shift Workers Day!

I’ll admit, I didn’t even know it was a thing until this morning.  (Thank you CBS Sunday Morning for alerting me to this celebratory day!) I love that we have national days for pretty much everything, and especially this one … Continue reading

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Wow, Karma does work fast sometimes, doesn’t she?

Just hours after posting about *@#7@**#* kids in the workplace, I was up at my local watering hole.  One of the bartenders just recently had a baby.  At the end of the evening I looked up and saw his SO there and realized, … Continue reading

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What is the opposite of cabin fever?

  Whatever it is, I’m pretty sure I have it and I am thoroughly enjoying it.  It’s so nice to not have to go outside and shovel and I am happy to not go anywhere. Maybe if I’d not been … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015

Personally, kind of a “meh” year.  Looking out at the world?  Completely depressing.  Way too much hate, war, death, and destruction for my taste. Star Wars provided a fantastic three hour respite from it all, and if you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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I’ve always wanted to have open windows in December

I just didn’t think I would still be living in the DC suburbs when it happened.   It’s 1:47 AM on December 15th and it is 63º outside. Sure, every couple of years we have a little warm spell at the beginning … Continue reading

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So, what now?

Sent off my final write up for my archives class this morning. 9 pages of “what I did at the archives!” (Seems that spending 70+ hours in a bar and new BRAND NEW work environment will give you a lot to … Continue reading

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