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Monday, January 17, 2011

day one

So the first day of my new job was...

a day off. Government holiday, hmm.

Okay, I don't think I messed up too much. Took care of some general housewifery, kept the noise level of my own kids and various neighborhood urchins down to a gentle roar, did a sketch, and talked on the phone to Mom - who would not approve of the sketch girl's posture...

but I felt a lazy streak going. Might as well stick to it.

The weekend was pretty nice and relaxed too. We went out to eat on Saturday for Chaco's birthday. Did I tell you he turned 17 last week? Seven - freaking - teen?? We had Asian food. My fortune cookie said I "will be showered with good luck". SHOWERED.

Then, once again, we totally lost on the weekend NFL pool picks. Let the showering begin.
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8 comments:

  1. Happy 17th to Chaco!

    I must say I envy him!

    And I envy you too, being able to draw like that. The woman's legs look larger because they're closer to the camera lens. But this isn't a camera lens--so you're ingenious to think of that!

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  2. Have fun with your new job :)

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  3. Happy Birthday to Chaco!

    Good way to start the new job... with a day off! I'm sure it won't always be quite this easy.

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  4. I feel like the sketch girl right now. Trying to wind down by reading a few blogs; then will be heading to bed with a book. I should last...hmmm...5 minutes.

    Nice detail in the drawing. The folds, creases, and wrinkles are in all the right places on the clothes.

    I'm forgetting (or have I ever known) if Chaco is a senior or junior. Either way,I'll be watching for your "getting ready for college" posts.

    AAhhhhh!!!

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  5. Finally getting all caught up around the blogosphere!

    Happy birthday to Chaco!

    And, lookie at you with your new fangled job and all! Go you! Do you get a flag, or do you use a stop sign? Just curious!

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  6. Heisann!

    Great Abby ;:OD)

    Congratulations- you deserve the award from Michele.
    Have a nice Sunday!

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  7. 'Showered'! That's a pretty hefty quantity of luck right there!

    Awww, 17. I am simultaneously amused and terrified at the rate kids grow up these days.

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