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On the mend

January 28th, 2012 at 02:26 pm

Well, geez,this cold seems to be taking forever to run its course. I believe I have a little more energy today and am hoping by tomorrow I will really feel better. There are periods in the day I can breathe through my nose, which is a relief.

I ended up getting that p/t job as project editor at the publisher's. I start Feb. 6. Not really looking forward to it; it's all about the money, which is minimal, but better than nothing.

So I have one free week before I begin working 3 days a week for them. I've noticed a sound in the right rear of my car when i step on the brake, and I assume it's worn brake pads. So I want to get that fixed before I start this job. The Honda dealer said it would be $300. I also emailed a friend who works p/t at a service station. He had once told me he could get me a discount on common car repairs, so now we'll see what he can do.

I also have a few freelance jobs backed up that I haven't attended to due to being sick. Three or four assignments with one client. A blog, a press release and 3 bios. OK, that's five.

I've had some turkey chili going all day in the slow cooker. I used dried beans and I sure home they will cook. Most of the liquid is from some watery tomatoes from my summer garden, from the freezer. They were soaked overnight, but not cooked, but it's been going since 9 am so again, I sure HOPE they will be soft and cooked becus fishing them out of everything else would be a chore.

7 Responses to “On the mend”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    Well, I can understand your lack of excitement, but I'm really glad you got this job. I hope it will turn into something better.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Hopefully you will begin to feel better and that the job will be better than you anticipate. Hope your turkey chili is yummy.

  3. LuxLiving Says:

    Fingers crossed for a happy work situation.

  4. LuckyRobin Says:

    Congrats on getting the job even if it isn't quite the job you wanted. Who knows? Maybe it will lead to something better either there or elsewhere, and it'll all be worth it.

  5. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    I'm glad you got that p/t job even though it isn't what you want. At least it gives you some more to be current on your resume. I'm cheering for you to land a fine job.

  6. frugaltexan75 Says:

    Congrats on getting the job! I hope that it turns out to be better than you expect.

  7. Dido Says:

    Congrats on the job, despite your lack of enthusiasm. There is a definite boost to be gained by being "an employed person," so try to enjoy that, and feel better!

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