Thursday, August 21, 2008

Oh Happy Day


I went into work today feeling great. For the past four days I have been going in late and have managed to go walking every morning. Bubs is going to school for two hours in the morning for Cross Country practice and I changed my schedule to go in late and leave later. Today was a great walk with the majority of it in the woods. The weather was gorgeous, sky was a deep blue, the air was cool and the sun was out. It was truly a treasure of a day!

Going into work, I decided that I would stay happy no matter what. The work gremlins tried to get me to change that attitude as I was accosted by two different people with two different problems while all I was trying to do was to get to the lounge to fill my water bottle. But I did keep that freaking smile on and listened. I have the strangest position in the lab, I get to address any problems that occur from the outreach services we provide to physicians, plus I guess I am involved in send out testing. There's a lot of problems and questions that can come up through the day and I never seem to get done what I had planned for the day. Overall though, I love my job and appreciate all the people that I work with, even the ones the can occasionally make me lose my smile.

Getting home and finding out that we are having company tomorrow night with a house that is slightly frumpled- still smiling....
Cat tearing up the tacky orange carpet that really needs to be removed- still smiling, isn't that what duct tape is for?

What made you happy today?

7 comments:

  1. You are a great inspiration!

    :)

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  2. Your thoughtful and funny comment made me happy today. Thank you. Reading your post today, I can see where all that empathy comes from.

    I read somewhere that beauty pageant contestants apply vaseline to their gums. That way your lips won't stick to gums that may be dry from all that smiling!

    Thanks again.

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  3. What made me happy today?

    1.) Kathy mailed me the photo chip I had all my photos on from our camping trip together. I accidently left the "purse" for it in her car and she graciously returned it. I only had a few on the 2nd one. Ü

    2. I bought some corn on the cob at the farmers market today and ate all three ears of it myself! I bet I don't have to say anymore for you to know it was delicious! Ü

    3. It isn't raining anymore -- Murphy's law -- now that our camping trip is over. sigh

    4. I am having time to blog again and read others too.

    5. Making a dent in the quilt top I am making.

    6. Happy to see you blogging more regularly.

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  4. I'm a huge fan of the "fake it until you make it" philosophy. I'm smiling because...because...well...I got the closet painted? Guess that will have to do.

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  5. C'mon by to see THE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD I have bestowed upon you. It's may way of repaying you for stealing that scotch-taped sign from the top of your post and emailing it to my friends.

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  6. Just wanted to let you know I wrote the final post on my blog and have an addy for my new blog on it. Come by and see the trees of Rainier.

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