Joelle (hyarmi_records) wrote in shouts_of_joy,

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Today I am grateful for:

     Surviving crazy-busy work! Yesterday I had to cover all of Corey's job, a hunk of Dawn's job, and a piece of Shelley's I'm 'just' covering Dawn's, though I still haven't much time for my own stuff. Glad the week is almost over...

     Catching up on various fronts despite the stomach-ache that tried to flatten me last evening. Refrained from fiction reading for about 22 hours so I could do some magazine/mail/brochure/misc reading catch-up--not quite current yet, but pretty close! And plowed into the mess of my money stuff as well--not quite current either but that's unavoidable since today is payday (yay!). (And I'm not in the hole, double yay!)

     The beautiful sight of two male goldfinches in an all-out aerial battle over a tree this morning. They chirped and chittered angrily at each other, but from goldfinch throats it all sounded beautiful. Such a bright, pretty fight!

     The people that are making this transition after my mom's departure easier by making time for me. In particular, thanks to Pantha, Beth, Becca, and my mom, of course, for your e-mails/LJ or Elfwood comments/phone call. These two days have been a bit rocky emotionally, but your kindness has helped. It's greatly appreciated. *hugs*

     Most of all, thanks to my mom for coming out to visit! It made June the best month of the year so far (which might not be saying much, but still...). I'm glad to have my own visit in October as something to anticipate over the remaining months of summer.
Tags: birds: other, job: work
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