Someone is in a mood…(oh and it isn’t me!)

So I’m outside with the pup for her mid day walk and see a man sitting in a Century Link (was Qwest) van working a crossword puzzle.

I jokingly say to him “Well dang, I want your job”.

Instead of laughing, he gives me the look of ‘mind yer own business’ and flips me off.

Apparently he isn’t having a very good Monday (although at least he has a job!).

Oh well, ya can’t please everyone!

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a good idea from Warren Buffett

Subject: a good idea from Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling:
“I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just … pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election”.

The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple!
The people demanded it. That was in 1971 – before computers, e-mail, cell phones, etc.

Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year or less to become the law of the land – all because of public pressure.  Warren Buffet is asking each addressee to forward this email to a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask each of those to do likewise.

In three days, most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one idea that really should be passed around.

_*Congressional Reform Act of 2011*_

1. No Tenure / No Pension.

A Congressman/woman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they’re out of office.

2. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social Security.

All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the American people. It may not be used for any other purpose.

3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do.

4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise.  Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

5. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in the same health care system as the American people.

6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American people.

7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void effective 1/1/12.   The American people did not make this contract with Congressmen/women.

Congressmen/women made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and back to work.

If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people then it will only take three days for most people (in the U.S.) to receive the message. Don’t you think it’s time?


If you agree with the above, pass it on. If not, just delete.
You are one of my 20+ – Please keep it going, and thanks.


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This has been a long day…

I got up this morning ready for the day, with a positive attitude and hoping that good news would find its way to me.

Nope, didn’t happen. 

There were lots of emails back and forth to the powers that be with bukuu (and I do mean bukuu) questions to find out what has to be completed before my last day of work (which is May 6th if I don’t get an offer on another position within my company – displacements suck, especially when you are doing a stellar job, but your department isn’t making money, so unfortunately we have to let you go), where to send my office equipment and what happens if? 

I waited and waited and waited some more (my Momma always said that good things come to those who wait.  Momma I love you, but sometimes that just ain’t right – I can see her cringing at that word!), and finally I get the answers.  Not exactly what I want to hear, but I’m still trying to be positive in a situation that simply sucks.

So is patience really a virtue…and when will the good things come over to my side for a bit?

~kiss kiss~

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Catching up…

Oh, hello there!

After a horrid day at work and unsure of what my future may be next month…I ran into a good friend tonight and it was great!  It’s been forever since we talked, and oh my, we did talk (and talk for quite some time).

By the time I begged her to let me go (bodily functions sometimes do take precedence!), the gray clouds from the day were starting to disappear, and I could see the sun peeking out at me.

To be continued…

(SH…thank you my friend…)

~kiss kiss~

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