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Do you like soccer (or, as the rest of the world calls it, football)? Dirk does in a big way, and it has become a family affair.

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Long night...

Posted 07-01-2008 at 12:52 AM by ostarella (Me own blog...)

Was on the forktruck *all* night - 8 straight hours. My thighs are kinking up from the foot controls (forward, backward, brake) and my right knee is all swollen - hate the last day of the quarter! Rushing about trying to get as many orders on the trucks before midnight, managers standing around getting in the way and then bitching because things aren't getting laoded fast enough, temp workers who haven't the faintest interest in working fast...damn...

Good news - I was out of...
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Organized Woman

Posted 06-18-2008 at 02:29 PM by ostarella (Me own blog...)

Once again, I've spent the day not getting a lot accomplished - other than fretting over the many things I need to get accomplished. I've come to a conclusion about this dilemma.

I am not meant to lead a regimented life. Having to be at work at a given time, having to sleep during a certain time frame, having to set a time limit on projects due to the first two - not for me. I just don't work that way. Not any more.

When I was raising my son, my life was highly regimented....
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What a week!

Posted 06-14-2008 at 10:48 PM by ostarella (Me own blog...)

Well, got back from the airport about an hour ago (hour and a half drive one way) where I saw my son off for California and another six months before I get to see him again The week didn't turn out exactly as either of us had hoped/planned, as I ended up having to work second shift, so we had a few short hours in the morning and a couple when I got home from work about midnight But we had fun during those few hours, and I took Friday off and we just hung out and had fun. Next time he...
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Flooding in my town

Posted 06-09-2008 at 06:24 AM by ostarella (Me own blog...)

A couple shots of the creek that is normally about 15 feet wide

https://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x...isc/flood1.gif
https://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x...isc/flood2.gif
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Wtf?

Posted 06-05-2008 at 02:43 PM by ostarella (Me own blog...)

https://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080605/...ed_hit_and_run

You have to wonder...

What were these people afraid of? Getting their hands dirty? Is this a big-city thing, this callousness? Or is it just the new way of looking out for the old number one?

I don't understand it. At all. In the neighborhood I used to live in, we had a lot of car accidents at the intersection. Mostly fender-benders, but sometimes worse. Everyone in the neighborhood...
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