Monday, September 29, 2008

And The Nausea Begins

So I started my soccer season today. Unfortunately we lost 2-1. Even more unfortunate was that I had two glorious chances to score and I muffed it up.
We have new players on our team that appear to be superstars. As well, Rosemarie put us in the "intermediate division" (two above "beginner" and "novice" and one below "expert/insane").
It's gonna be a long season

Friday, September 26, 2008

Be Careful What I Wished For

Or something like that. I pushed a work colleague of mine to join my team and essentially be my partner (while my quadrupley-better regular partner is on mat leave). I thought she would pan out far, 1.5 months in? Not really. As a result, I do seem to be working a whole lot more harder, which of course can't be good. Maybe I'm just comparing her too much, but have to work at least 20 minutes out of a 7 hour day.
Maybe it's just me.
The thing that really sucks? She's a friend. So I feel like I can't hate too too much.
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What qualifies as exciting for me these days? We're going front door "window shopping" tomorrow (does that make it front door door shopping?). Oh to dream large.
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Still trying to get over this sickness. Hey, I may not get sick much these days, but when I get sick, I get sick.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

He Ain't Hebby, He My Brudder

So Con is leaving for the Philippines tomorrow for a month, followed by his moving to Australia for (at least) 10 months. He's going on an adventure, and who knows where it will take him and for how long.
I really hope he finds peace of mind and the calmness he seeks.
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So my dream came true at work today: I was able to take part in the hiring process for a new employee.
However, my nightmare also came true today: there were no hot girls. The successful applicant was qualified and all, but that's besides the point

Monday, September 22, 2008

It Was Bound To Happen... sick. Argh. I hate the feeling.
And I was doing so well.
But at least I got to spend a sick day...washing and waxing my car? I've been neglegent in the upkeep/maintenance of my car. She deserved it.
Back to work tomorrow, unless I feel really horrible (and right now that seems like a possibility)

Saturday, September 20, 2008


How do I live the life I want without disappointing people?

Why do things have to change?

Those are enough thoughts to make someone go depressed...sigh

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

I Have No Friends

My wife is not going to be home tonight so I want to eat out. But I have no friends anymore.
What the heck happened?

Monday, September 15, 2008

Aw Shucks, Thanks?

So I did a moderating session today and apparently got all sorts of accolades from the speakers, to my director, to my manager, to my supervisor, to my big head. I'm never good with accepting compliments. Awww shucks...but I guess I'll just gloat this one time. Makes me feel good!
The keynote speaker this morning was Pinball Clemons. Absolutely great speaker. He said a couple things that really resonated with me (in the sense that it is a good way to think of things):
-"I may be an MVP of the CFL, but more importantly, I am the husband of Diane. I live to serve her"
-"material things do not matter; it is the relationships you have and foster that matter most in life"
-"circumstances do not make you who you are; how you deal with circumstances do"
-"realizing not how important you are, but how unimportant you are puts things in perspective"

Sunday, September 14, 2008


So I'm a criminal...I drove well above the speed limit today, and all for the sake of not being late for a salsa class. (But really, it's okay because if I drove the same speed as everyone else, then I'll jump off a bridge too...I think that's a moral of the story or something). If only the class wasn't located so dang far away.
I had an excuse though; the Rye High classmates came over today. Good times.
And now it's like I'm back at school procrastinating yet again; I'll be moderating at the annual PHI educational conference tomorrow morning, and I have to write a "script" as to what I'll say. Where am I at right now with that? "Document 1"

Saturday, September 13, 2008

All For Nothing

So I went for a jog this morning. A nice jog.
Then I ate the day away. I hate it when that happens.
In my defence, it was my Godson Mikey's birthday party, and Kim always prepare enough food for 73 people, despite the fact only 17 showed up. And the food is always so dang good (aside: it would be funny if food rhymed with good).
Tomorrow my Ryerson classmates are coming we go again...

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Five Years...

...ago, my Lola passed away. A lot has certainly changed in my life. I don't visit her at the cemetary enough, and I don't think about her much; at least as much maybe as I feel I should. I'd like to think though that she understands

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Uneasy Times

But then again we always tend to overworry about pretty much everything.
One step at a time

Monday, September 08, 2008

A Stone's Throw(n Away)

And the mass exodus of the stuff we don't want in our backyard continues. Thanks to my lovely wife and the power of Craigslist, we will be absolved of about 2000 lbs. of landscaping stone that we do not want. My back will be plenty happy.
One man's junk is another man's treasure, even if they come all the way from Markham (considering the price of gas, wouldn't it have been cheaper for them to just buy new stones?)

Sunday, September 07, 2008


So I started my on2 Salsa classes. And? It's fun! (except for that whole sweating profusely part). I hope I learn something in the next 8 weeks

Tuesday, September 02, 2008


So where the heck did I get the idea of watching the 2 hour premier of the new 90210? Seriously, it sorta...sucked. (And yes, I do realize I watched the whole thing so that in essence makes me sucky.)
But anyway, it will be one show I won't be watching in the future.
If only they had even one hot girl...

Monday, September 01, 2008

One Man's Junk Is Another Man's...

...well, quite frankly, I don't care. The hot tub is gone!
Thank goodness for people who think hot tubs are useful. Yee-uh!


So I've been not posting lately. I started this blog as a collection of future recollections, and now I've just been too...apathetic? continue posting.
Luckily nothing much has been going on with life. Just another summer coming to a close with a ton of things on my plate left to do (in terms of housework, workwork, lifework).
I've also made a concerted effort to not be on the internet so much (failing at that).
But nonetheless, maybe my posting will pick up in the near future. It's inevitable I go through lulls