Monday, February 19, 2007

Hurry Up, Abe ... George is having a Global Teleconference

What is your opinion:

Presidents Day. Bank holiday. Hallmark holiday. Teacher holiday.

My opinion: Bank holiday, which has been taken and run with by the school systems.

Some schools are having classes today because they have used up all of their calamity days and are over. Not our school system. I have lost count, but I think we have used our allotted five.

So ... yet another day home with the kidlets. And I am extremely fortunate (yes ... you heard me ... FORTUNATE) to have this job where I can stay home with them. Now, don't ask me WHY the president of our organization has chosen today, of all days, to speak to us in a global teleconference. At noon.

What will be discussed? Only the president knows. Honestly, I think it will be a waste of my time. But I need to learn to respect authority better. I don't do well with it, and I teach my kids the same thing by living that kind of life. So I guess I should pay the respect that things deserve...

But still ... two things happening today that I think are unnecessary. And those two things will meet in the middle at noon. Luckily my phone will be on mute so they won't have to listen to my kids. But then again ... maybe I should take it off of mute and someone can keep saying "whose kids are those? That poor person has to WORK with those kids at home? She needs a 100 percent raise to be applied retroactively for five years."

One can dream, can't they?

Oh yeah.... and my first weigh in .... lost 3.9 pounds!!!!!

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Anonymous Robin said...

YEAH!! Great job woman!!!! I knew you could do it!!!
How long will your conference last today?! I totally think you should let the kids go crazy in the background..serves them right for making you work on a holiday!

8:32 AM  
Anonymous Jacque said...

Hey girl! Great job on the weight loss!!!! I have total respect for you and the whole will power thing. Don't give in to the siren call of the Weight Watchers lemon bar!!!!!!!!

Yeah, I wish our school system would have used today to make up for a snow day. I think we're 2 days over.

8:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats on the weight loss. Woohoo! That is an excellent start.

Oh man, a conference at noon. Isn't that perfect timing? I mean, even if your kids weren't home and even if you worked in an office...noon? As in, when people get the heck out of the office to eat lunch? If it were me I'd MAYBE tape it for listening to later. You know kind of like DVR for telephone conferences.

No one messes with MY lunch one. LOL!

10:27 AM  
Blogger Sparky Duck said...

your right, bank holiday

11:29 AM  
Anonymous kailani said...

President's Day = a day at the beach!

Congrat on the weight loss. You're headed in the right direction!

2:46 AM  
Blogger Mamacita Tina said...

Weight loss, whoo-hoo! Congrats!

I think you should let them hear your kids in the background! They'll be thinking, wow, that woman is the epitome of multi-tasking! What's that? Do I hear her knitting too? Give her a raise!

7:15 AM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

LOL, MT!!!! NO joke! You need to be my boss, I think!

8:27 AM  

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