Great News!!!!!!!! Mr. Brickie just texted me from training - he starts work Friday!! (Training is M-Th) This is, by far, the earliest he’s started working. Last year he started in April. The year before he started in late June. The earlier he starts, the more hours he works. The more hours he works the more he vests into his benefits and health insurance. The more hours … [Read more...] about Back to Work 2016!
When I’m really stressed out, I try to ignore my feelings. Sure, I’ll tell you what’s wrong if something specific is going on but you will, inevitably, have to listen immediately to my plan for solving that specific problem. I am a problem-solver of the highest order. Years of practice and execution of plans has made me efficient and confident. There are very few times I get … [Read more...] about Outside Focus – A Birthday Story
You remember me trying to figure out what Mr. Brickie's check was going to be after the raise with overtime, right? If not you can check it out but it might make you feel really confused because I was crazy confused while trying to do the math. I won't actually have the pay stub until the mail comes this afternoon (Oh, what's that? You get your mail in the morning? How NICE … [Read more...] about A Nice Financial Surprise
I have been in the slumpiest slump that ever slumped. First, though, let me tell you the amazing thing that happened to me. I am not the girl who wins contests. Cool things usually don't happen to me. Getting to the point where I am anticipating Mr. Brickie's check tomorrow like a lotto ticket clutched in my hand took years of research on my part and years of hard work on … [Read more...] about Feeling Inspired and Wrapped in Cotton