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Old 11-25-2010, 12:31 AM   #31
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Maybe you forgot about it because you are used to 2 paydays a month.

You must be thrilled, an extra payday right before Christmas.
I think it was because I had a dentist appointment on my mind...that kinda wiped out a lot in the few days before the appointment.

The extra paycheck is earmarked for our anniversary next month. I'm thinking a one night staycation at the Hilton.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:33 AM   #32
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Jitterbug Mouse Update

I found the solution to the jitterbugging computer mouse. The recliner I sit in is covered with a quilted bedspread and has lots of seams. This wasn't ever a problem when I had the plug in optical mouse, it worked even when on top of the crumpled up afghan I was working on was on the arm of the chair.

I guessed the seams were causing the problem with reception, so I put my mouse pad over the arm of the chair and no problems since.

It was kinda fun sometimes, and even solved a problem for me. The icon tray kept getting in the way when I had it set to hide. On the bottom, it got in the way of the system tray on Firefox. To the left, in the way of the go back arrow, on the right, the scroll bar. I liked hide because I wanted as much screen as possible showing.

Suddenly this morning, I found the tray at the top of my screen where it didn't get in the way of anything. I unhid the tray, changed the icons to small and now I'm all set.

Somehow the jitterbugging mouse had moved my tray and it's icons to a better place.

Anyway, problems all solved.
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Old 12-03-2010, 05:11 PM   #33
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I had a wonderful surprise yesterday that made me feel really good.

After doing my shopping at Sav A Lot I swiped my food stamps card which should have had about $3 or $4 left on it, planning to use my debit card for most of the purchase. The food stamps card paid for my whole purchase! Apparently they added money to it or paid in my monthly amount before the due date, but for whatever reason, I get to spend my own cash on another trip to WalMart next week.

Sometimes I think this place is magic. Similar surprises have happened here making me feel like I have definitely moved to the right place.
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Old 12-04-2010, 12:35 AM   #34
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I got to work on time, despite having to detour around three wrecks. Unlocked the door and looked at everything I had spread all over. Trust me, it was organized chaos, my favorite kind. I had been on my own for more than half the day yesterday and was most productive, so much so, that I had nothing to do today for 10 hours.

I can't do that...so I got out a notebook and took down notes, called my supervisor and asked the questions I had listed. She said, "What did you say?" I told her I got everything done that I possibly could and I had 14 questions with how to proceed for the day. She was flabbergasted.

Basically, I had got done in 7 hours what takes her and a co-worker 3 days to get done. So we went over my questions and she taught me something new over the phone. We hung up and I dove into work.

By the end of my shift I had completed another 3 days worth of work for them. I feel good!
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Old 12-04-2010, 01:22 AM   #35
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I got to work on time, despite having to detour around three wrecks. Unlocked the door and looked at everything I had spread all over. Trust me, it was organized chaos, my favorite kind. I had been on my own for more than half the day yesterday and was most productive, so much so, that I had nothing to do today for 10 hours.

I can't do that...so I got out a notebook and took down notes, called my supervisor and asked the questions I had listed. She said, "What did you say?" I told her I got everything done that I possibly could and I had 14 questions with how to proceed for the day. She was flabbergasted.

Basically, I had got done in 7 hours what takes her and a co-worker 3 days to get done. So we went over my questions and she taught me something new over the phone. We hung up and I dove into work.

By the end of my shift I had completed another 3 days worth of work for them. I feel good!

as well you should.
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Old 12-04-2010, 06:55 AM   #36
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My work ethic was "always stay one step ahead of the boss." It worked really well as I was always getting promoted.
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as well you should.
What Babetoo said.
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Old 12-05-2010, 12:58 PM   #38
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Thank you! I have a feeling they will find umpteen things I did wrong...only to find out I did them right. But I will hear about it on Tuesday.

I think I scare them...
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Thank you! I have a feeling they will find umpteen things I did wrong...only to find out I did them right. But I will hear about it on Tuesday.

I think I scare them...
Scare away, your Ogressness. I'll be interested to see what they have to say.
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Scare away, your Ogressness. I'll be interested to see what they have to say.
I'll keep you posted
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