Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Chris, Sep 29, 2015.
Yea, I'm not a fan either. The older I get the more I like 68°f-72°f with a light breeze.
Been trying to fix my wife's favorite water feature.
Gary, that sounds about like the right temperature range for me. I like to have a breeze going. In my room I have a desk fan on each of my nightstands pointed at me and I have a ceiling fan. I have trouble sleeping if I don't have a breeze. Even in winter I still need a fan on low to circulate the air and help me sleep.
I've been taking care of my dog. I didn't know a dog that size could hold so much fluid and excrement. She soaked 2 puppy pads and it still ran off on to the wood floor and soaked the surrounding area. I had to clean around her and then move her and try to lift her without hurting her to clean under and get fresh pads under her. You'd think she was the size of a cow from the size of the excrement. And the poor thing can't stand up and then gets upset when she messes on herself. She can drag herself a bit to move away from it, but that's about it. She did manage to turn herself around, but it apparently took a lot of effort and she yelped while doing it. I was up all night with her. So, I was trying to get some sleep in this morning and my brother woke me up a few times to give me progress reports. He gave her the shot this morning and she perked up. He gave her some roast beef and that seemed to make her happy. Right now she seems to be resting comfortably on the anti-fatigue mat. I need to see if I can find some extra large puppy pads or something that would be put in a kennel to put under her.
Today's joy was going to the County Courthouse for jury duty. It ended for me an hour later when the Judge learned that I'm nearly deaf, just having no documentation to prove that. I'm working well out of town so that sort of shot the whole day down. I'll find something to do here at home and get back on track tomorrow!
Since my last post, my dog has had some ups and downs (literally). She's fallen a few times and scraped her leg and got an infection. So now I have to change bandages as well as diapers. I decided to move her on to my bed to make her more comfortable. She's on a waterproof mattress pad and I have my desk fan rotating so it blows on her and on me. She's go her head toward the fan and seems to be relaxed. Princess isn't thrilled about having another dog on the bed (she's fine with cats) but she can deal. She gets along with Fippy OK, but Brenda is larger and Princess is afraid of her or something. I just need to remember to flip the old girl over from time to time so she doesn't get bed sores.
I got in some bonding time with my cat who has leukemia last night. She kept running in to the living room, trying to climb on things, and kept falling. The vet thinks she might have a brain tumor but said if she does, there's nothing that can be done for her other than keeping her comfortable and treating her seizures with medication. I held her on my chest while watching TV. There was a new episode of "New Tricks" on PBS. The kitty was absolutely ecstatic. I've been so busy with the dogs that I wasn't paying enough attention to her.
My bro and I went over to visit our friend (the one with the bad luck) at work and keep him company because he was the only employee there for several hours. There were no customers or calls for a long time and then starting like 8 minutes before closing, there was an influx. Fortunately, there were no more customers within the last 2 minutes so my friend was able to close up on time.
I've only been called to Jury Duty twice but both times I was eliminated during voir dire. Those defense attorneys do not like me. LOL.
My dog seems to be doing better today. She decided she wanted to sleep on her dog bed on the floor and spent several hours there. She barely budged when I changed her diapers but she ate well. Her leg wounds seem to be closed up and she got up and walked around for awhile. She's currently sleeping against my brother's door.
Speaking of my brother, he just let me enjoy a bit of schadenfreude by telling me that one of the new employees has been reporting his former boss for all of his violations- most notably the going in to the computer and changing the hours employees worked to screw them out of pay. He made the mistake of doing it to her and she's a shift lead and was able to document it. The district manager came in and informed two employees that the boss is probably getting fired soon and asked if they would be willing to take over. My brother didn't want the guy to lose his job, but he really deserves to be fired. Plus, he further slandered my brother to cover for more of his screw-ups. Apparently he didn't want to do some mandatory paperwork in the manager's book so he tore the pages out and started telling everyone that my brother did it. None of the employees believed him because they knew my brother wouldn't have done that and furthermore couldn't have because he wasn't there when it happened. That probably won't stop the jerk from spreading that lie to corporate.
My brother has an eye doctor appointment tomorrow so I will have to drive him. And Friday he has a job interview. They wanted him to bring his high school diploma. He pointed out that he graduated 20 years ago in Guam and that getting his diploma from the high school before Friday was not possible- but he got his transcripts from the college we went to.
I finished up a backdrop for Superman. I made this Metropolis background for a drive inn display along route 66 not far from us.
That is super cool, Gary! I used to be big in to comic books. The backdrop looks great!
My brother went for his job interview and there were quite a few people there for the job. There were 3 interviewers (2 men in hard hats and a cranky woman who was snapping at everyone). Unfortunately, my brother was interviewed by crankypants who hadn't even read his resume & was asking questions that were already answered but not even listening to the answers and getting the details wrong. She claimed he had never worked anywhere longer than 6 months (even after he told her multiple times his last employment was 3 years) so he didn't get the job. Every single person she interviewed before him got rejected. Meanwhile, guys who interviewed with the hard hat men got hired with zero prior job experience. But, there is still another opening on the other end of the place (he was applying for the "wet" end of the lumbermill) and he knows someone who works on the "dry" end who might be able to put in a good word for him.
Those are so super cool .
Thanks Zannej & Tuffy. I'm getting anxious to get it installed.
Today my only goal was to go collect money people owed me, no one was home of course so I mowed 4 lawns, pick up two more new customer (last thing I need) interviewed a new employee, and measured for the material need to rebuild a deck. another job I did not need) and two of my regular customers called and had long list of things they needed done.
This year I by far more work than I've ever had, now if I can just find some employee's worth a darn. So far this year I've through 3 and the forth one most likely will be fired tomorrow.
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