This morning, at work, we had a small celebration for Greg's 10 year anniversary. He's a year older than me, and he didn't work as a temp first, but still, it made me realize that it's not much more than a year and a half until I reach my own decade-mark.
Wow. I am so blessed to have worked in such a wonderful place for over nine years (including my temp months).
And wow--I can almost taste that $100 gift certificate people get on their 10th anniversary (5th anniversary was a pen set, whoopee). It's getting so close, I've desired it for so long, and I just might make it yet!
It's wonderful to have a good population in Minnesota. I wish you could have been with me when I went down to the Redwing area years back--hundreds of Bald Eagles pass the winter there, where the river never freezes over. In the morning, there are loads perched in the trees near the water--it looks like something out of Alaska!
Of course, me, I'm awaiting the day I see a wild Golden Eagle. =) Don't have those out here.
On February 23rd, 2007 06:16 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
It is hard to believe you been at your job that long. Ten years Anv. something to
look forward to.
So glad you recognize your job as a blessing from God. We have such a Awesome God!
That is great with the eagles. They sure have become more common in MN.
I know! The time just rolls away.
And it has been quite the blessing indeed, both the work, coworkers, and supervisors, even if the company is a little stingy with the holidays! =)
Undoubtedly living right by the Mississippi is a big part of that, but it's always special to see one.