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Here’s to Hoping! December 22, 2008

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This last weekend was somewhat eventful. Finally got over my cold last week like Wednesdayish then woke up Saturday with an ear ache. Being an experienced Ear Infection girl (very very experienced) I knew I needed medication right away.  Drove to Salina to the walk-in clinic because it was Saturday.  Yup TWO ear infections….yay one for each ear…just what I wanted for Christmas!  So I’m on antibiotics which the Pharmacist told me may cause babies.  I figure its a lot like other side effects really. 


She didn’t say it in those words and I MAY be exaggerating a little tiny bit…. she said it can counteract birth control.  I wanted to explain to her that in order for that to be an issue there’s got to be a man involved and well……yeah we won’t go there.  It could lead to my whole dicussion on “I believe in marriage before babies, but I don’t believe in marriage, so do I believe in babies??????”  I just told her that wouldn’t be a problem and she said “well we like to warn everyone because ….ha.. that wouldn’t be a great Christmas surprise!”  I chuckled glanced at her and said “neither are two ear infections.”  Anyway long story short my medication may cause babies.  A friend likes to say “spontaneous reproduction” (lol still funny Sarah!) I just say “Its ok, I’m on medication that may cause babies….here’s to hoping!”  

I spent most of the day Saturday in Salina after the doctor.  Then Saturday night I went to Kites in Manhattan for the company Christmas party.  Oh the drunken spouses, stimulating small talk, incorrectly-printed – fabulous station shirts, Texas Hold-em and Blackjack, and oh-so-entertaining Karaoke.  The real downfall of the night was the anticipation of a certain someone to serenade us.  We did get 1 quick version of Burnin’ Ring of Fire but the Karaoke sadly had no Elvis. Matt if you’re reading this….I snatched this picture from the rest just for you….

maandshortyOh and the shirt he’s wearing says Elves gone wild…Christmas Break. He made it a point to show me. huh huh huh. And he hugged me when I left.. oh what a great party. Too bad I couldn’t fully enjoy it on account of the double ear infections and antibiotics and all. Or maybe that’s what kept me sane. 

I’m off to take more meds….which may cause babies….here’s to hoping!!


Let it snow, let it snow…wait no more snow! December 16, 2008

Filed under: Uncategorized — joopen @ 5:47 pm

Well I think we’ve been really lucky so far this year but today it finally hit.  Our first measurable snow fall.  I think, based on tv weather, internet radars, and my experience, that Abilene got about 4 inches.  when you think 4 inches it seems minimal.  When you shovel 4 inches it seems tiresome!  

I do feel very responsible though!!  I got up at 3:30 rather than 4 this morning.  Prayed there wouldn’t be snow….looked out the window.. and sighed because there was.  I shoveled the snow this morning (about an inch or so) and slowly crawled my way to work.  I-70 had not been touched yet and it was still snowing pretty heavy.  But once at work and inside I was in the best mood ever!  Why?  Who knows…but I was.  Robert was in a great mood today too which really made the show click today.  Lots of people have called me to say it was good this morning.  Good to hear!

Spent the day getting lots of work done and then a good hour helping our Engineer try to fix a studio.  Seems like the day went by so fast and I was busy the whole time but still didn’t get everything done.  Oh well.  Came home around 2:30 and shoveled the drive once again (this time about 3 inches or so).  Yeah it stinks to shovel but I do get a good feeling from it…. not sure why.  I don’t like it by any means but I do feel good, and am in a pretty decent mood.


Well done Halls! December 6, 2008

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Not much to say…not feeling totally great today.  Coughing lots and just chillin’ out at home.  I worked from 5:30 am – 7 pm yesterday and it drained me. Let alone the cold air that totally got in my lungs. woot woot.  All I really want to say is those crazy Halls people and their cough drops… sure do know what they’re doing!