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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

New Bedtime

Hi!  (Pant, pant, rush, rush!)

I want to update you, but I HAVE to be asleep in 16 minutes because I have a new alarm-time of (gahhhhhhhhh!) 5:00 AM.  Out of the house at 5:30.

In short, I lost my Roe House job yesterday.  Black Monday.  Boss Lady in tears, EU (yes, that EU) shut us down.  Apparently, since the majority of our wonderful caviar ships overseas to . . . damn, I just forgot! . . . Sweden (I think!) . . . we've gotten too big for our britches.  Or, more to the point, the headlines could read 'Mom & Pop Business Flourishes:  Gov't Forces Shut-Down.  Big Brother Angered By Little Guy Success.'

But, this morning, I got another job!  More hours, too.  Long ones.  Job requirement is that you are at your station, ready to go, at 7:00 AM.  That's not walking in the door at 7:00 AM, that's fully prepared to begin work at 7:00 AM.  And, that means leaving the house @ 5:30.  Must . . . think . . . about . . . the . . . money!

I hope to be able to update you about the shy, fuzzy new family member (I have yet to touch him/her!) and the job situation . . . tomorrow!  

8 minutes 'til lights out!  Gotta go!


  1. Hang in there... Sorry about the job loss, but way to recover! Hope you get a solid nights sleep.

  2. oh no.at least you found something else . my son's hours got cut to 32 hours a week. I guess we will manage. That lake isn't frozen over yet? my son is already made arrangements for one of the resorts up in the frozen tundra to go Ice. fishing ,right after Christmas

  3. No grass, moss or otherwise growing under your footsies! I swear you live the most riotous life of anyone I know. We may have to make you into a movie! Get a good night's sleep - let's hope you get a day off or two so you can catch us up.

  4. Good luck on your first day! So curious to hear what this new job is.....hey, remember when I suggested you work plowing for the county and you said you couldn't do it because you aren't a morning person? Wellllll.......

  5. Really?!? The EU?! Wow - we really do live in a global economy....Who knew?!?

    BUT - very curious to see what you're up to now....I had no idea there were so many misc job opportunities in that funny little locale....

    God Speed, little buddy.

  6. Glad you found another job so quick, sorry to hear about this for the roe house owners' sake, though.


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