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Five Things Tuesday

kms

Cyburbian
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1. Listening to my coworker's personal comments about a plan he's reviewing makes me laugh.
2. There's abstract beauty in mud and muddy things.
3. Walking across a muddy construction site with heavy, muddy boots made me tired.
4. I really love my job.
5. Really, I do.
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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26,298
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1. The thought that I'll probably be harvesting asparagus in about 11 weeks or so makes me happy
2. Not sure what to do about St. Patricks Day this year. It's on a Sunday, you know
3. I need to re-dedicate myself to spending more time being present in the moment. It will help out in many different ways
4. I wonder if the FAC would revert to its former patterns if I departed
5. Need to stop by Sam's sometime soon and see if they have any more of those portable greenhouses.
 

kjel

Super Moderator
Moderator
Messages
11,870
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1. I wish this cost/budget analysis would finish itself.
2. I have coffee :)
3. I've mastered getting the baby to bed without much effort at a consistent time :D
4. I'm going "home" May 5th after 10 long years.
5. My boss is not MIA today.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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1. I'm on a conference call, muted of course.
2. No coffee this morning because
3. Annual physical this morning
4. Interview after lunch
5. Too much to do, too little time
 

dw914er

Cyburbian
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1,319
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16
1. Now I'm more than halfway done with my 2 weeks
2. It is amazing how fast it passes by
3. I am excited to work for the 'dark side'
4. Coffee is good
5. Coffee is great
 

Whose Yur Planner

Cyburbian
Messages
10,259
Points
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1. Another busy week
2. At times my left handedness really comes out
3. Like Ursus, I'm trying to cut back on the pop
4. I don't really miss my bb.
5. Am I the only one who reads two or three books at the same time?
 

Mud Princess

Cyburbian
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1. Another busy day here.
2. Looks like the phone company may actually show up early to fix the line (it's only been out for a week :r:)
3. It's not as warm out as hubby claimed
4. Hope to dine with dandy_warhol next week
5. We have ladybugs all over our kitchen
 

Hink

OH....IO
Moderator
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14,589
Points
37
1. I was born on a Tuesday. I think.
2. Meeting all morning.
3. I used to get 8 hours of sleep a night. Now I hope for 7...
4. I like carrot cake. It is probably my favorite cake.
5. Yes, I love technology, But not as much as you, you see, But I still love technology, Always and forever
 

Salmissra

Cyburbian
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5,490
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1. New ID badges today!
2. Wish I'd worn my "good" picture-taking clothes today.
3. Cold and windy at lunch, but was good to get out of the office
4. Tried a new restaurant for lunch - yummy!
5. Ready for a nap . . z z z .
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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1. Had a nice dinner with MP and Hubby on Sunday. :)
2. A year ago yesterday I ran & completed my first half marathon. :)
3. I'm ok with the fact that it will be over a year before I complete my second half marathon.
4. I wish we had mandatory nap time.
5. I have fond memories of pre-school.
 

Planit

Cyburbian
Messages
11,382
Points
33
1. Nice short BOC meeting last night
2. The new flavor Lays potato chips are okay, not great
3. All day meeting tomorrow (but with CM credits)
4. We've had a very busy February and its creeping int March
5. I hope Aston Villa isn't relegated
 

btrage

Cyburbian
Messages
6,423
Points
25
1. No quorum at this morning's ZBA meeting.
2. I hate when there isn't a quorum.
3. Tin foil hats were out in force at last night's CC meeting.
4. Going to see Pink with my wife tonight.
5. I'm sexy and I know it...
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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1. I'm sick today, but I've got so much to do I feel compelled to be at work
2. From all accounts it sounds like I would not have liked Frank Lloyd Wright personally, but I do admire his vision
3. Maintenance. I'm really not into it.
4. My favorite flavor of juice is cranberry -grape fusion
5. I have a great idea for a business - a twin roller rink that's dedicated half towards playing disco and half big band music. No one's thought to do that before I'm sure.
 

Big Owl

Cyburbian
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2,288
Points
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1. Bon Jovi is in concert at a local venue tonight.
2. I am not a big enough Bon Jovi fan to pay to go see him, but i would if someone else was paying.
3. I love it when I am asked "why didn't you proof the document that I didn't send you?"
4. I can't wait to see if my angry crowd makes an appearance at tonight's City Council Meeting.
5. I need to remember to get my wife something for our 10th Anniversary.
 

Hink

OH....IO
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14,589
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37
1. Nice dinner tonight. Should be fun.
2. I have more work to do then I ever have before.
3. I am not getting paid more than I was before.
4. Nor do I have a new title or any extra authority.
5. This displeases me.
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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1. Nice dinner tonight. Should be fun.
2. I have more work to do then I ever have before.
3. I am not getting paid more than I was before.
4. Nor do I have a new title or any extra authority.
5. This displeases me.
Welcome to the world of "Do more with less."
 

kjel

Super Moderator
Moderator
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11,870
Points
30
  1. No coffee at home. :-{
  2. I have coffee now. :D
  3. I have to attend an all day meeting out of the office tomorrow.
  4. It's sunny and not freezing.
  5. All my bills are paid current.
 

MD Planner

Cyburbian
Messages
1,853
Points
24
1. Looks like the first real snowstorm of the winter will be upon us soon which sucks because it's March. Ain't nobody got time for that!
2. I wish I loved planning like I used to.
3. Bought tickets to four Jimmy Buffett shows this summer in the last week. I love roadtrips and tailgates!
4. The next elected offical who nods knowingly when a consultant says the same thing I've been saying for a year might get punched.
5. Pretty sure the office will be closed tomorrow and all I can think is how behind that will make me.
 

otterpop

Cyburbian
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1. Another busy week
2. At times my left handedness really comes out
3. Like Ursus, I'm trying to cut back on the pop
4. I don't really miss my bb.
5. Am I the only one who reads two or three books at the same time?

1. I always read two or more books at a time. I try to keep it below four :-c
2. On Friday I saw a live fly on the ledge outside my office window - sign of Spring's coming?
3. When I notice someone else is left-handed, I feel a kinship with that person.
4. My brother told me my mom fell and broke her hip and is having surgery this morning. :-c
5. I am having a hard time concentrating on work now. :(
 

Rygor

Cyburbian
Messages
2,718
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1. Just got an offer on my house
2. All I can think about is "Holy crap I have to move soon!" and "Holy crap I need to find another house soon or I"ll be homeless!"
3. Loving the new job with "the darkside".
4. Love the people I'm working with.
5. Not looking forward to the heat that is coming. Hope I don't have to move in it.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
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8,278
Points
26
1, High winds last night
2. No damage at home
3. Volunteer meeting tonight
4. Wednesday will be a long day
5. Maybe I'll sleep in until 6
 

DVD

Cyburbian
Messages
13,238
Points
33
1. The commissioners are confused about the direction they gave me - start doing what we want no what we told you to do
2. Thank you soup for making me full
3. Somebody or a few people need to be slapped around
4. I need to stop complaining, but I can't.
5. If you need to know something, don't ask some random guy, talk to me so I can get you the right answer
 

ursus

Cyburbian, raised by Cyburbians
Messages
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1. Stayed home Friday and Monday with my youngest
2. He thinks I'm cool. I think he's cool.
3. My girls are embarking on a "Let's make Dad exercise and eat better" program.
4. I hate them for it.
5. I love them for it. I'll try to behave.
 

kms

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1. I picked up an assortment of desserts from the French bakery.
2. My coworkers love me for that.
3. I never expected to like pierogies as much as I do.
4. The sun is shining; we're expecting 8" of snow tonight; I'm stuck inside and can't enjoy the sunshine.
5. I hope my boss gives us a snow day tomorrow for old time's sake.
 

dandy_warhol

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1. I picked up an assortment of desserts from the French bakery.
2. My coworkers love me for that.
3. I never expected to like pierogies as much as I do.
4. The sun is shining; we're expecting 8" of snow tonight; I'm stuck inside and can't enjoy the sunshine.
5. I hope my boss gives us a snow day tomorrow for old time's sake.
I would love you for #1 too!

Mmmm, pierogies. Boiled or fried?
 

DVD

Cyburbian
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13,238
Points
33
1. Stayed home Friday and Monday with my youngest
2. He thinks I'm cool. I think he's cool.
3. My girls are embarking on a "Let's make Dad exercise and eat better" program.
4. I hate them for it.
5. I love them for it. I'll try to behave.
You're not alone on #3, my girls are pushing me too. Daddy, let's go hiking...We're in Kansas, what are we going to hike?
 

Zoning Goddess

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1. I wish I could nap at will.
2. I have only had 2 naps in the past 10 years.
3. I need someone to recommend a really good, intense hair conditioner.
4. There is no way I'm going to let a bagger smaller or older than me carry my groceries out and load them in my car.
5. Spring cleaning fever is creeping up on me.
 

kms

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I would love you for #1 too!

Mmmm, pierogies. Boiled or fried?
I put them into a buttery skillet with the onions and cook them togethher until the pierogies are toasty.

I'm going to try to make my own some day.
 

Mud Princess

Cyburbian
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1. The humming of the mini-fridge in my hotel room is driving me batty. :-{
2. I had to consume my yogurt with a small straw because I couldn't find a plastic spoon.
3. I am looking forward to being back in my own bed.
4. We need more empathy and compassion in society.
5. I wish people would recognize that the way they live is not the way everybody lives.
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
Messages
26,298
Points
51
1. One of my cars has a short somewhere that is apparently almost impossible to idenfify where its at. I know I know 1st world problem
2. Would I be a bad parent if I admitted I find Junior's cub scouts to be an obligation I am coming to resent every two weeks?
3. I have LOTS to do today
4. For whatever reason I seem to be having dfficulty lately finding balance in the husband/employee/father triad. If I do well in one area of my life it always seems to be at the expense of another
5. I seem to be running out of new thread ideas for the FAC
 

kms

Cyburbian
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1. My truck had trouble starting, made it to work and now won't start.
2. AAA transferred my call, and the operator never did catch on. The call connected, and the operator was unaware. I quietly listened to breathing, sniffing, grunting and 1 burp.
3. That operator sounded like my coworker.
4. Dark mornings are a bad part of the time change.
5. My youngest son is out of town, and the oldest is pretty busy. I got a taste of empty nest last evening and I liked it.
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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11,382
Points
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1. The girls soccer game is 9:00 am Saturday...an hour plus away
2. Still trying to get the body clock adjusted to DST
3. Wellness screening tomorrow morning - fast tonight
4. It's nice to see baseball highlights on tv again
5. We have a single conference call phone and it has to be checked out to use
 

btrage

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1. Meeting tonight.
2. It's the least important of my monthly meetings.
3. But tends to last the longest.
4. I despise March weather.
5. My daughter starts Girls on the Run tonight.
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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Points
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1. They took 15 vials of blood for testing today! :-o
2. Hubby bought me a peanut butter easter egg as a consolation.
3. Today was the first day of Restaurant Week.
4. I'm worried I'm going to get sucked into being the Section Chair of our local APA Chapter.
5. I just woke up from an hour nap and am still tired.
 

Zoning Goddess

Cyburbian
Messages
13,853
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1. They took 15 vials of blood for testing today! :-o
1. You are stronger than me. I would have passed out by the 3rd vial. :-c
2. I love mashed potatoes.
3. I can't believe the sick kitty tried to eat leftover baby backs off my plate at lunch today.
4. Our local t.v. listings in the paper are wrong, wrong, wrong, so often. :not:
5. Crap, I have to start painting trim tomorrow.
 

kjel

Super Moderator
Moderator
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11,870
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Spent the first half of the day outside in the rain doing site visits.
Spent the second half of the day on the phone setting up appointments.
Did not touch the spreadsheets that should be finished tomorrow. Oh well.
Boss is MIA the rest of the week.
Have a lunch meeting with an acquaintance in the field that does much larger projects than mine. Free lunch is always good!
 

Whose Yur Planner

Cyburbian
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10,259
Points
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1) Currently reading Catching Fire. Not a bad read tho I am way past their target deomgraphic.
2) Going to submit some of my work to several poetry competitions
3) Things are easing off a bit after 3 months of frantic work.
4) A part of me regrets not going to the national conference tho not going is the right thing to do
5) Reading magazines of my ipad just isn't the same as reading the print copy.
 

Maister

Chairman of the bored
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26,298
Points
51
1. It's snowing today and I'm okay with that.
2. I wonder if it's normal to alternate wonderful days and awful days with one's kids?
3. I discovered a forgotten bottle of Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier tucked behind an ancient juice bottle last night in the fridge. Naturally, I greedily consumed it immediately
4. I have office supplies in my desk at work that I have never once used in 13 years
5. Raccoons certainly have plenty of chutzpah
 

MD Planner

Cyburbian
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Points
24
1. Just learned HUD is coming for a monitoring visit on April 1st. Some April Fools!
2. Another discussion next week about reducing our benefits again.
3. My neighbor died. He was 80, super smart and a really nice guy.
4. Had a Schlafly Chocolate Stout yesterday at happy hour. Really tasty.
5. I've been seriously hit on three times since last Monday and I have no idea why this is happening all of a sudden.
 

Hink

OH....IO
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1. I am still trying to catch up from taking two days off.
2. I ate at three fancy restaurants in NYC.
3. Wd-50 was good, but not worth the price of admission.
4. My favorite restaurant was The Spotted Pig.
5. I could eat that hamburger everyday of the rest of my life...
 

Planit

Cyburbian
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11,382
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1. Forgot it was Tuesday
2. Finally filled out my office ncaa b-ball bracket
3. Spoke to someone about a $20k grant. They liked the project and encuraged us to appy
4. I think its cool how I could potentially use 5 grants for a project
5. Should be a quiet night for a change at the house of planit
 

Mud Princess

Cyburbian
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Points
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1. It's Tuesday?? 8-!
2. Hubby is off today & is making a big pot of leek and potato soup...
3. Hopefully it'll be just what the doctor ordered :)
4. I feel bad for not making some necessary phone calls today, but it hurts my throat to talk
5. Confession: I have not yet showered or even brushed my teeth today :-x
 

hilldweller

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1. I'm glad 5 things tuesday is only 5 and not 10 things tuesday
2. Snowing again here and unlike Maister I'm not okay with it.
3. Public hearing tonight, hopefully it is short and sweet.
4. Don't care about March Madness one bit since my team didn't make it
5. Running low on carbs, time for some pizza
 

kms

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1. I found a secluded pizza place where I can eat lunch, and sit to write reports.
2. There has to be some kind of math formula that can tell me how far I have to stand from a tall person so that I don't have to tilt my head all the way back to make eye contact and talk.
3. Boy is it windy today.
4. Windy days are bad days to use portable toilets. Remember that.
5. Sinead O'Connor's whereabouts are the afternoon topic here.
 

ofos

Vintage Cyburbian
Messages
8,278
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1. Second son & his wife are here from WI.
2. First son, wife, & g-son are in the area.
3. First time to get everyone together in 2 years.
4. Probably won't happen again before 2014 unless...
5. Unless is never a good time.
 

dandy_warhol

Cyburbian
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Points
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1. I'm on OB prescribed bed rest for a week.
2. Hubby is not happy.
3. Cats are thrilled.
4. Baby is fine.
5. If the cats will let me perhaps I'll crochet something.
 

wahday

Cyburbian
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3,960
Points
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1. My new position is WAY harder than I ever suspected. What the hell did I just get myself into?!
2. I am not sleeping well, fretting through the night about crap that, in the light of day, doesn’t seem so terrible.
3. Spring has arrived as witnessed by the flowers on my trees.
4. I did get to go for a lovely bike ride out in western New Mexico last weekend. Divine and ended it with a beautiful sunset and beer.
5. Is it really only frickin’ Tuesday?! Jeesum Crow. I need it to be Friday.
 
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