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 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:17 am 
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The head of service and one of the senior managers bought presents for me and my line manager to thank us for our work over the year. I don't know what he got, but they were a bit anxious about mine which made me wonder what to do if it was something non-vegan, but it was dark chocolate Christmas tree shapes I can eat! Makes a change, as normally the only thing the HoS ever brings in is all-butter shortbread.

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Yesterday I had dinner at a vegan restaurant and then I got this gift from my best buddy:
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and somehow I was genuinely shocked that it was JK Rowling's new(ish) book. D'oh!

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We had a big windstorm yesterday that broke off a bunch of big branches from our trees. And none of them fell on the house or anyone's car. Huzzah!


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Mollyjade you totally have to celebrate!

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Yesterday I had dinner at a vegan restaurant and then I got this gift from my best buddy:
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and somehow I was genuinely shocked that it was JK Rowling's new(ish) book. D'oh!


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I got a job! I will most likely be teaching in the Bay Area for the next two years. So much happiness and relief going into the holidays.


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I just feel really good today! Things just went really well- sold some college books (got $95 bucks I wasn't expecting!), hung out with Mom, slept the fork in like a boss, chatted with work crush, who was cute and talkative and feeling daring enough to suggest we spend the day together at the mall real soon. And I wore a bow all day! I think that might've been why things were good.


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I got a job! I will most likely be teaching in the Bay Area for the next two years. So much happiness and relief going into the holidays.


Congratulations! The Bay Area is wonderful for teaching, for vegan eating, and just generally.

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Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!

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 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
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Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!

Woohoo! That's awesome news.

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Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!

hurrah! Here's to you feeling better very soon!

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j-dub wrote:
Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!

I hope it all goes well and you recover quickly!

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I wore a bow all day! I think that might've been why things were good.


obviously!

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j-dub wrote:
Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!


you sound releived! take care :)

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Surgery first thing tomorrow!! And no work for 11 whole days!

YAY. I know surgery isn't exactly fun, but hopefully this will be the end of your troubles! xx

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 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
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Good thoughts to you, j-dub! I really hope this fixes you up and you have a comfortable recuperation.

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yesterday i bought myself a cute nightgown. kind of like a sundress.
it is now 315pm and i am still wearing my pajamas. now if i can just avoid work for the next +/- three weeks, I can spend the entire vacation in my new pajamas.

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Potluck at work!

Of course, not everything was vegan...but there were vegan samosas with 2 sauces, homemade jars of salsa (sooo good) with chips, gingered rice, and a salad made by my new cubicle buddy with mixed greens, kiwis, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, cranberries, edamame beans...I am so stuffed. And my boss made a rum cake which she told me does not contain eggs or dairy! I believe her. No one here is the spiteful type that would lie about that.


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So far, fudge with cinnamon and sea salt. Delicious!

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I finished work for the year. Wahoooo!

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 Post subject: Re: What was the best thing about your day?
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Crappy day. Back hurt, cramps, pms, stolen iced tea, long asparagus drive home, ungrateful stupid crasshole students who must bitched that I made cupcakes instead of buying them all pizza like the other teacher. Why did I bother? It's not like they even do any of their work or anything. (my first class was sweet and thanked me and enjoyed them and wished me a happy holiday and turned in some of their work. They are good kids.)

Then, I came home to DONUTS. My mom made them whole I was driving home. They are SO GOOD. First time, we used the Chloe recipe. Those were ok, but these ones are amazing! They used EnerG, which we usually avoid. Maybe this was the vegan yum yum recipe, not sure. But they came out of the donut maker gizmo thingy and taste kinda sorta like a cross between cake do its and fried donuts.

How can anyone have a bad day when there are donuts?

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:30 pm 
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How can anyone have a bad day when there are donuts?


Truth.

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