14 December 2005

i can't even spell 6 months

...let alone imagine working for a place that long, however, as of yesterday i have been working for my company for 6 months exactly. pretty crazy. it really only seems like 2 or so, mostly, i think, because things were so hectic up to about september that things didn't slow down to the pace of life till after the wedding and whatnot. anyway, i think i'm pretty pleased with the way things are going. i'm learning a lot and actually enjoying the job nowadays. i'm more involved in projects rather than just picking up slack here and there. i feel like i handle the amount of responsibility given to me well. and from what i gather, my employers are really pleased with my work and efficiency. that's really great to know that the peaople you work for are happy with what you're doing. it helps you work harder and makes you feel better about your work thus far.

now i just hope we can find something for jesse. she has a job at a temp agency, but obviously that's not what she went to school for. it's not bad and she gets paid well, but it's just not what she's into for the long haul (not really even close). and the place she works for is looking for someone fairly permanant to fill her position unless she wants to stay. they seem like they've been very reasonable and accomodating so far. but i'd rather her make less and work in a field she was at least interested in that the opposite. we dont need the money... but it certainly makes things easier.

(jody at halloween)

King Kong this friday. should be really great. i took jess to see Pride & Prejudice on sunday. i think i actually liked it more than her. however, whereas she had very high expectations for it, i had none. i dont even like those victorian set movies much either. but i knew nothing about it and rather enjoyed the story.

the rest of the weekend... not as fun. almost, but just not quite. it could've been because we spent all saturday helping my mom move into her new apartment, but i'm not really sure. i dont even know how to act around my mom now. i'm so upset and frustrated because this whole thing is so stupid that i feel like i can't act normal around her. so rather than say something mean, i just dont say anything. so much fun. i can't wait for Christmas!

i was scratching a dried piece of cheese off a plate from the dishwasher yesterday and it sharded off under my thumbnail. it hurt a lot and bled. stupid dried cheese.

(byran and that wig... wow. can you imagine running into this guy on the street?)

i'm tired. got up at 5:45 this morning to make it to work by 7 (traffic is amazing at 6:30am!) because we had a group breakfast and we drove around to look at job sites. it's fun seeing things built that you helped with. i can't wait to see one of mine getting built.

speaking of work. i got a Christmas bonus the other day. which i was pretty excited about. maybe i have the wrong attitude about the bonus. i dont know. i made the mistake of calculating up my average overtime over the past 6 months and comparing it to the bonus amount. yeah, it didn't come close. but jesse says it's not supposed to be payback for that time, but rather a gift for their appreciation of you. i think maybe that's true, but i also think it's supposed to be payback in a sense because that's how it was explained to me when i asked about the reason behind everyone working overtime. anyway, i was just a tad disappointed. i mean, i'm glad they seem to really appreciate my work and that i even got a bonus. i just feel very mixed about the whole things right now.

anyway, back to work. i just had a few extra minutes here while i waited for a guy i work with to get back.

(i gotta put that picture of jody on a shirt or something)

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