Saturday, April 25, 2009

Bye Bye 48

Tomorrow I'll be 49.

48 was an interesting many highs and lows. Gains and losses.

49 has so many blessings already.

I'm embracing and wonderful poepl and adventures.

Namaste 49.

Monday, April 20, 2009


I have a lot to do in the next few weeks. I'm letting the workload stress me out. I don't really want to let go of anything - only stack a little more on top. I have three, absolutely wonderful events coming at me and I don't want to miss a thing!

Breathe Teri.
Live is good!
Enjoy each thing!
You're a lucky girl you are!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Lovely Week

I've been in the Twin Cities this week working and playing.

Working was great - I have a wonderful bunch of co-workers here. We accomplished a lot, I think. Their warm hearts make up for the long cold winters.

Speaking of was in the mid-high 60's all week long. I walked to work!!

Shopping was all big city like: Borders, Sephora, REI, Penzey's, Byerly's. Oh what a lovely time I had.

I attended an art exhibit about the Camino! Met the lecturer, whose picture was also I had in a magazine I was carting around. Lots of pilgrims and a very special one who bonded with me very quickly (Camino speak).

I had a blast! Great accomplishments at work, personal head time, long sweet calls with PJ Scooby, beautiful weather. I'm grateful.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

It Can't Be Adequately Described

On Monday we had a decidedly deep staffing reduction at our company. Many were aghast at who was chosen to be let go. As I have inquired and listened and observed, I have a little more understanding in most, but not all cases.

It is difficult watching friends and colleagues suddenly find themselves unemployed. It is sad to see nameplate holders missing the name plates of people you have seen every day for nearly a decade. It is sad to hear silence.

On one hand I'm grateful to be employed. On the other hand, so devastated for those without their jobs, those who watched their friends and colleagues leave and the executives that had t make the choices and the announcements. There is no balance.

And to top it all off - Dilbert's Monday cartoon was so painfully timed.

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Another Winner Weekend!

Last night, we hit a local gourmet pizza joint, woohooed the new job for my friend and then I let them talk me into going up to Sundance to hear a group a bunch of other friends were planning to go hear. We got there before the rest and fortunately had a table.

Throngs of people decended on the place as the evening progressed. A couple other couples we knew well showed up before the party started and we shared a few bits of chat. I tried to find another friend, but it was way to packed to find a single person or two.

When we left it was softly snowing. It wa so beautiful seeing the tall pines with snow puffed tips and the huge snow flakes drifting down.

I even got the benefit of meeting an acquaintance of theirs - an actor who lives up at Sundance.

I'd mentioned last night I was making Spaghetti sauce today for Easter lasagna. They said they had meatballs. Hey another evening to be shared.

My grandson helped fix everything today - great grandma's spaghetti sauce, garlic bread, spring salad, banana cake with browned butter frosting. He even grated the parmesan cheese. Everything was great and we had a great night sharing stories..

Tomorrow will be a long workday beacause there were a couple of things I'd hoped to tackle today. But I had so much fun....Work can be done on the workday.

Love my life.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

A Visit From The Yoga Bunny

I have an opportunity in the next few weeks to have a 90 minute massage from one of my yoga instructors. And yogis are the best massage therapists going.

This weekend I was planning a 6-course meal at an event that is offered three times a year - that I love to attend. But a friend has been job hunting for awhile and got a job. So instead - we're of to celebrate. In these times.....those are the things that need the joy applied.

I have three trips in the next six weeks. I have company coming. I'm really busy with work and the hunny bunny can't make the fancy dinner.

So I'm opting for Joy and the Yoga Bunny.