Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

"Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people"
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Autumn 2013

Here in Georgia we did not have much of a summer, we had weekly rain showers, that brought forth bugs of increasing size, plants that grew inches in a day, and tomatoes overflowing.  However last few weeks finally brought summer, it has been hot and steamy, so I am thrilled that autumn has arrived. I can finally get my hay bale out along with all my fall decorations that will take us through to Thanksgiving.

What amazes me is how the plants and trees know it is fall, just a couple of days with cool mornings and the leaves are changing and dropping.  Only two hummingbirds are still around, all the others have gone south.  Happy Fall!

Make sure you stop by Doreen McGettigan blog today, I snagged her picture of the Harvest Moons, I just couldn't resist!


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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

"I have six locks on my door all in a row.  When I go out, I lock every other one.  I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three."
~ Elayne Boosler

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Wednesday Words of Wisdom

"What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary."
~ Mark Twain

Monday, September 2, 2013

Dragon Con 2013

Dragon Con is the worlds largest sci-fi / fantasy convention held here in Atlanta over Labor Day weekend.  Each weekend they have a parade that thousands of people flock to downtown to watch.  This year, Doodle and I attended and we were not disappointed.  How do you explain Dragon Con... I have thought about this for the past two days, for a fan of sci-fi and fantasy, it is a place to loose yourself in a character, meet authors, actors, and other like-minded fans. It is a feast for the eyes, unique, creative, original, eccentric, AWESOME!

The crowd in the parking deck behind us:
 
Start of the parade:
Aliens:
Go Speed Racer...
Lord of the Rings:
Judge Dredd:
Cardboard Superheros:
Tomorrow, more parade!
 


Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Schools In

Wow, the summer flew by, I know I say that every year, in fact, the older I get, the faster it seems time is going.  I have been at my new job for almost two months and to be honest, I love it!  Yes, some of the students drive me nuts!  Yes, some of the faculty are challenging! But, really, this was the best move for my sanity, I needed a change to a new department, with new faces, new challenges, and new accomplishments.  And, guess what...

I won Staff Employee of the Year for 2013!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have to say that again, I won Staff Employee of the Year!!!!!!!

I was absolutely thrilled, speechless and humbled.  It was nice to finally be recognized for working so hard the past 5 years to ensure everyone else has a positive experience.

On a completely separate note, I am taking a class in Leadership and would you believe we had 8 chapters to read the first week and this is only for a certificate, the instructor certainly means business!  The reading was in my opinion relatively dull but I managed to get it read and my writings turned in before the deadline... in fact, I really should be working on that now.  Signing off... Have a grand weekend everyone!