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I have several weblogs that I follow and I am always amazed at how some people update theirs everyday, sometimes with multiple updates. I vowed that I was going to be better about updating mine but here I am and, low and behold, it’s been over 3 weeks since I’ve been here. Gotta work on this!!!

Life in Curtin land has been hectic these past few months. I must say that I am plain sick and tired of hearing about men wandering. I’m sick and tired of hearing “but she’s more fun”. Well, guess what, YOUR wife is home raising YOUR kids. Or YOU’RE at work 18 hours a day cause you’ve got to have THE BEST of everything. You want fun? Hire a babysitter and take your WIFE away for a romantic weekend. Cut back on your hours here and there, come home with flowers for your WIFE and take her out for a romantic dinner. It’s a two way street, boys – USE IT! (Ah, I feel better getting that off my chest! And no worries, Brian and I are fine – this isn’t about us! 🙂

Work has been quite hectic as well. The boss is involved in so much these days and he has a lot of travel coming up which always makes my life crazy.

I’m currently working up the nerve to tell him that I’m looking to take yet another vacation first week in November. I still have two weeks coming to me and even though I can carry them over, hubby still has a week to use and if he doesn’t use it, he loses it. I’m going to look at a week where the boss is traveling and take as much of that week as possible. Anyone who knows said boss knows how the withdrawals tend to set in when I say I’m taking a vacation. Nice to be needed! 🙂

The house has also been quite hectic with the cats. For some reason, Sneakers (she’s 16) has taken to tinkling on the new carpet downstairs. In the summer, she spent much of her time outside as she does not like Frosty (but he LOVES her!) nor does she like the central air conditioning. Now that it’s raw and rainy, she wants to be in. So, we’ve rigged up a piece of plywood which we lean across the doorway so she can’t get downstairs. We have a litter box upstairs now, too (which is in the kitchen, which I don’t like but there’s really no choice – fortunately, hubbby is good about keeping it clean!). The plywood is set at an angle and we’ve trained Frosty on how to crawl between it and the wall so he’s perfectly happy. Sneakers is also perfectly happy with either a soft bed or couch to sleep on upstairs. I don’t think she’ll figure out the “tunnel” to get downstairs cause I think the only way she would would be if she were to watch Frosty and that’s not something I anticipate happening. She sees him and she heads in the other direction! No lovin’ there!

So, I guess that’s it. I suppose if I did do this more often, I wouldn’t have to ramble as I just did. I’m gonna work on that…

Published in:CurtinCallStories |on October 13th, 2005 |2 Comments »

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2 Responses to “Stuff”

  1. Stacy Says:

    The crazy things we do for our cats…

    BTW, I just read your “Who am I” and it made me laugh.


  2. Molly Says:

    Great to get the update on what you’re doing and how things are going.

    …and take the vacation in November! You-know-who can live without you!!