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Five Things Friday

Maister

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1. Looking forward to a cool rainy weekend
2. Yeah, you read that right. Fall can be a good season for nesting
3. Junior has been doing better than expected with school this year. So far.
4. I have had a series of problem enforcement cases the last several weeks. I expect these things once in a while, but they're stacking up in succession
5. I would like a nice stout now
 

kms

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1. Nesting is a good thing.
2. Do folks who appear on Peoples Court get paid? I’d never air my disputes like they do.
3. I’m headed for a bonfire party tomorrow.
4. I have new car fever.
5. I hope our Florida friends are recovering ok.
 
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1) Being asked to please pull forward from the pick up window at a drive-through is a huge pet peeve of mine. Especially, when I order a single standard menu item.
2) We have discovered that in addition to band-ades and screen savers, or middle son has trouble dealing with school photo sessions. Those of you who have seen my FB post have seen proof.
3) I am feeling super drained today and tomorrow is a very busy day. I will be in bed early tonight.
4) Trying to decide between an iPhone 8, 8S, or Xr. What would you do?
5) There is an awesome director job that I would love to go for... but they have a residency requirement and I don't want to leave my house or my neighborhood and the wife would also need to get a new job since it would not be within her on-call radius.
 

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A) I have been unable to clear my phone of voice-mails today. Every time I answer a VM or I am talking live, I get a new VM. It's kind of exhausting.
B) My kid on the ASD spectrum never took a school photo worth a darn. He just doesn't know how to smile on cue without looking utterly and completely forced.
C) I should have asked for more money to take on ADA responsibilities formally.
D) I'm going to be crushed if there isn't a Blue Wave come November 6th.
E) If you vote early, you should get a "do not disturb" cocoon to void all candidate outreach on all platforms. Somebody please see what you can do about this.:h:
 

Maister

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1. Last night I finished the six pack of stout I purchased the previous Friday
2. That's six beers in six days.
3. Payday bars are my favorite candy bars at the moment.
4. Milky Ways are my favorite chocolate bar at the moment
5. For some reason I'm having difficulty with the idea of moderation recently
 
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1. Got a job for my side gig tomorrow.
2. It's only two hours.
3. However, it gets up and going on a Saturday morning
4. Vacation in a littles less than three weeks.
5. The break will do me good.
 

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1. 16 days until vacation.
2. Booked the hotel in Ft. Lauderdale for the day before the cruise.
3. We're cruising to Key West and Havana :)
4. My neighbor put his Christmas lights up yesterday.
5. Traffic was light this morning.
 
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1. Ran a mile today. Woot!
2. The road back from injury is long and slow.
3. Itty Bitty is getting bigger! 😍😥
4. Trying to figure out vacation plans for next year.
5. Trying to score a side Planning gig with my old organization for some extra cash money.
 

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1. The dog did not want to get up this morning and go out.
2. DOT forms are a PITA!
3. Went to the doctor yesterday for the annual check up. He said my numbers were normal.
4. However, my left knee is acting up again which is not good.
5. Next week is shaping up to be quite busy.
 

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1. The girls are in respite this weekend. WOOHOO!
2. I'm hoping to drive the parkway to enjoy the fall colors in the morning.
3. My shoulder/neck has been in severe pain for the last three days.
4. I scheduled my first massage ever for this afternoon to resolve it.
5. I GET TO WATCH WHATEVER I WANT ON NETFLIX THIS WEEKEND!
 
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1) Girls Night tonight. I bought Hubby something he can heat up in the microwave for dinner.

2) Parental issues are mounting. I want to help out, but one parental unit makes it hard to volunteer my time.

3) Sister is coming over Thanksgiving!!

4) I can't wait until after election day - the political ads this year are so bad my stomach hurts.

5) Helping out my Alma Mater over the weekend!
 

Maister

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1) Mrs. Maister is out of town. That means Boys Night.
2) It snowed for the first time this season last night. Got barely an inch
3) I like good quality coffee but not all the time so it will remain a special treat
4) I'm heading into the holiday season in bad shape
5) As stated previously, I am grateful election day is over
 
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1) I have a very short fuse today due to a combination of my wife cracking her bumper by hitting something in a parking garage and then being like "Oh well... I must have hit something....", to finding out that my wifes suv needs new spark plugs, which requires removal of the intake manifold, to my middle son being suspended from before school care because of behavioral issues that were caused in part because of his autism, thus resulting in a meeting at lunch today with the Principal, the Vice Principal, the before school coordinator, and the schools lead special education teacher/behavior specialist, capped off by my wife informing me that she has to stay at work because she is on call and they have a later case scheduled resulting in me having to leave work early today to go pick up the kids. Wife thinks we should contact an atorney that specializes in Americans with Disabilities Act since the before school care coordinator and staff did not follow the risk resolution processes that were included as part of his IEP and have indicated that they will not do such.
2) I rather be covered in sawdust than sitting at my desk today.
3) I am sick and tired of the double standard against non-liberals, and I really wish there was a way that Trump would get impeached. His actions are an embarrassment to every American.
4) I am not working on Monday
5) My Red Wings are in town tomorrow night, but since the wife is on call, I am not going to the game... or to a bar to watch... or anywhere other than my couch.
 
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1. A quiet weekend planned.
2. A three day weekend, which is even better.
3. However, it makes next week a hectic week.
4. This was my last 5 day work week for three weeks.
5. Thanks to a posting on another thread, I've got Police songs running through my head.
 

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1. It's a very wet Friday b-day here
2. Soccer tournament this weekend is going to cold and we're missing 3 players - not gonna be fun
3. Mrs. P doesn't have the schedule flexibility with her new job which is not what was bargained
4. Lunch consisted of pit smoked chicken and it was delicious
5. I love when citizens call and complain about mud on the streets ... while its raining!
 
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1) Cold wind arrived and now I have to wear an actual coat, rather than just a hoodie, when I walk the dog.

2) Sunshine helps, but I don't like cold winds.

3) Started a new series by an author that I like, but this is in a different genre. So far it's interesting.

4) Cleaned the dog blankets, but after only a couple days you can't tell by looking at them.

5) SO glad the political ads are over (for now).
 

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1. # of trees that fell in our neighborhood
80. # of homes that lost power (approximate)
4. # of consecutive days of rain
7. # of inches of rain that fell
2. # of traffic accidents I saw yesterday
 
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1) Friday before Thanksgiving, and I'm just getting started on cleaning the house.

2) Guest doesn't arrive until Monday but still . . .

3) Two neighbors have up/are putting up as we speak the outdoor Christmas lights.

4) We don't do outdoor decorations, but I will put up indoor stuff after the first full week of Dec.

5) This year has gone by super fast . . .
 
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1) I decided that I am going to do outdoor decorations this year. It will more traditional than Clark Griswold. In fact, there won't be any lights.
2) We have no family coming for this holiday.
3) My oldest still does not want to play hockey... even though we played a bit of street hockey the other day and several neighbors (all from up north) asked me when we got him started in hockey because he had great puck control.
4) Local Christmas Parade is this weekend. We went into the City to see it last year. This year we will see it from the comfort of our living room.
5) There are small family cemetery plots all over the place down here. It is weird seeing a small square of land in the middle of an active construction site.
 

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1. Mrs. Bubba is off today - apparently this is the start of her not working another Friday for the rest of the year.
2. As I'm working from home today, that totally won't be annoying. :a:
3. The RE firm we used to buy our house a little over a year ago had their annual end-of-year party last evening - we went because it was a way to get a couple of free beers at our favorite neighborhood tavern.
4. Okay, fine, we also went because we like the couple that owns the firm, they live in our 'hood, we've employed their daughter as a pet sitter, etc. But, free beer helps. :b:
5. The Atlanta United lost last night, but still advanced to the MLS Cup final. I understand the principal of the two-leg aggregate score match-up, but "lose and advance" is still really weird...
 
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