Sunday, November 18, 2007

Breaking the Sabbath

Today I'm at work. Not at my actual "career" but at my little side job occupation.
When I got a real job, I decided that I needed to keep working at Planet Beach so that I could keep my tanning benefits and also for a little bit of extra money. So far the only thing utilized is the money. If you've seen me lately you know how un-tan (aka white) I am.

Well I work exactly four hours a pay period which equals a whopping $30 paycheck. Big money I know! So today I am working as my sunday rotation. So my paycheck will be around maybe $40. What a girl will do for a buck.

Working at a tanning SPA is quite interesting. You learn how gross people really are. For example: We've had scary nasty men ask for lotion to be applied, older women walk out in their underwear, poop, vomit, feminine hygiene products left in the garbages and my favorite, couples who go in together and request that their bed is not cleaned between uses, I love Fred more than anything--but you couldn't get me to lay in his sweat.

This blog has absolutely NO purpose except for the fact that not many people tan on Sundays. Therefore I feel as though my time spent here is wasted. I could be lying on my couch watching TV in my PJ's where every other self respecting Mormon is today.

Oh could all of my "blogging buddies" update their blogs--Nowish. I need new reading material.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

The Builder and the Babysitter

Last weekend we went down to Happy Valley to help build my brother a deck for his house.

Fred does construction so this wasn't anything out of the ordinary for him. However for me to actually build something is, lets just say, a risk to whomever is going to use it.
Luckily my mom was playing Grandma so I got to take two 3-year olds and a 10 month old to the zoo. It was really fun and really tiring.
Here are some pictures of our weekend.

Me and my nephews Kaydan and Gibson

Grandma with the boys, Gibson, Kaydan and Easton

some of the wild life

I love this picture!

Monday, November 5, 2007

Office Pet Peeves

I've been working at my new job for about a month and a half now. I'm really beginning to catch on and I've been able to create some pretty cool stuff.
However--Now that I'm working in a good sized cubie surrounded by other employees--I have found some things that absolutely drive me nuts.

1. A person that sits near to me, clears his/her throat continually. I mean all day every day. It's like this person is digging for clams.
2. I hate when people have the hiccups. It's gross. I know it can't be helped but its still is sick.
3. Lurkers must be punished. This hasn't been a huge problem but sometimes my "neighbors" will pop up and just talk for lengthy periods of time. This I am not opposed to. It's the lurking that happens after the initial topic has been exhausted and there is no other reason for conversation. Please just sit down so that I can get back to work or something like it.
4. When co-workers repeat things you say. This happens ALL the time. I'm funny--but when you repeat my funny sayings or outrages it doesn't make you funny--Sorry.
5. When people throw away my Firehouse leftovers the day after I put them there. Especially when they are clearly marked "Chana's NO TOUCHY!".

Wow. The venting helped. Except that the throat clearing just began.

Friday, November 2, 2007


This Halloween was incredibly low key. We didn't even think about costumes until the night before. We were lucky to find what we did in the leftovers at a grocery store.

As for festivities-- My work had a Halloween party. We dressed up for that and then headed home and didn't leave our house again. How boring are we!
I love Halloween. I love dressing up and going to parties but for the first Halloween ever, I didn't want to go to a party and neither did Fred.

Next Year we'll have great costumes and we're going to through our own party.

Oh and I'll be better at blogging--I swear!