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SQUEEEE! I got my bonus! - "You didn't hear about the polar bear?"
March 3rd, 2005
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SQUEEEE! I got my bonus!
SQUEESQUEESQUEE!!!! I know we don't usually talk about money stuff on our LJ's, but I was all bummed out because I thought I wasn't going to get a bonus this year (my first from Lilly), and I just found out I got it! SQUEEEEEEE!!!! What does that mean? It means I can do some stuff to my house without saving and scrimping for it... like getting the cracked garage floor fixed, getting the paint on the window frames scraped and re-painted, maybe getting the masonry cleaned up from some a few small (but very eyesorish) repairs. I really had my heart set of taking care of the few things that the seller, who did a great job of renovating otherwise, hadn't done. And, most of all... I won't feel resentful about not getting it (which I was feeling, ever since I got the impression that I wasn't getting one... and blaming it on politics). Feeling much more motivated about work now. *S*

And Lorna and Jules like the rest of my Bitter End pics! *G* So do I, although I included some pretty bad ones in there... but there are at least a handful of very nice photos - a couple of Eric that are (finally) not blurry from movement, a couple of Adam with harmonica, a couple of Adam with accordion, and some nice overall band photos - the latter being grainy but giving a good impression of their show.

SQUEE! *S*

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From:anonypooh
Date:March 3rd, 2005 04:53 pm (UTC)
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squeeeeeeee!!!!

LIKE?
whatdya mean LIKE?!!!

I'm dead, have died - please send flowers.

gorgeous is what they are oooh let me just do this..



ha now THAT surprised you!
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:15 pm (UTC)
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*in shock*

Is it? Could it be... a sign of Eric-love?!?!?!

Poor Adam. *meep*

*L*!

I know... I'm thrilled with that one, too. *S*
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From:anonypooh
Date:March 3rd, 2005 10:40 pm (UTC)
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it is THE #1 photo ... without doubt... infact if I print all 3 versions of it - does that still count as 10 photos? *puppy dog eyes*

awwww I'm sure he'll survive!

*sends Adam 5 hugs*



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From:freakspawn
Date:March 4th, 2005 09:04 am (UTC)
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agree with you there, it is a brilliant photo!
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From:ninquelosse
Date:March 3rd, 2005 06:28 pm (UTC)
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We loves the bonussesss, yes, precious. Boo's wouldn't pay for house repairs by any stretch of the imagination, but it's nice nonetheless.

I'm glad your uploading saga had a happy ending!
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:18 pm (UTC)
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Yes, always nice - and thank you! *so relieved*

Let's just hope the recovery is permanent. *G*
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From:ninquelosse
Date:March 3rd, 2005 11:49 pm (UTC)
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Recovery meaning your management? Yes - they ought to realize when they have a treasure worth preserving!

My current homework involves (in small part) staff conflict and how often people don't get positive reinforcement at work. You know how if you smile - on purpose, even if you're not really happy - it triggers a physiological response in your body and you end up feeling better? I have a theory smiles can do the same thing among coworkers. Bonuses are even better! *BG*
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 4th, 2005 01:22 am (UTC)
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*G* Actually, I meant recovery of my computer - *L*!

And, while the bonus was great... the feedback has been extremely... strange. Lots of managementese, if you know what I mean!
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From:freakspawn
Date:March 3rd, 2005 07:22 pm (UTC)
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That is absolutely wonderful news, and so very well deserved am positive! One day am gonna get my behind over there to see your place of abode:D

as for the pics...dear god girl what's not to like? they are gorgeous!!! Wonderful...as the above Eric pic shows *G*

although sad there wasn't a Griffin amongst them;)
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:19 pm (UTC)
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I know!!! And I never took any... sheesh! *L*!
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From:freakspawn
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:24 pm (UTC)
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:D

sheesh indeed bad bad Ros;)
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From:freakspawn
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:31 pm (UTC)
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hey...did you see all my pics
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From:lavendertook
Date:March 3rd, 2005 08:00 pm (UTC)
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Yay! Good stuff that Ros should get instead of resentment! Congrats!!!!(-:
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 3rd, 2005 09:20 pm (UTC)
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*G* Thanks!
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From:lavendertook
Date:March 4th, 2005 05:47 am (UTC)
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YW.(-: Oh, if your hobbity ears were burning, Kevin was mentioning you in a conversation he's having with his step-father.
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 4th, 2005 01:36 pm (UTC)
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*gasps*... Kevin... has a secret! Mithrandir is his dad? Awwwww.....

*should have seen the family resemblance*

*S*
From:ex_kisa_haw
Date:March 4th, 2005 05:08 am (UTC)
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Yay for bonuses! I'm getting one too, this year, though before I started here it was like $2000 every year and since I've started we're lucky to get $200. What's that about?

Still, yay you. :D:D:D:D:D
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From:rosamundeb
Date:March 4th, 2005 01:34 pm (UTC)
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Darn! Yeah, a shame they've gone down... but, still - that means it's "fun money!" *G*
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