texting, Caps and Punct

OK, call me old fashion. I may misspell words because I have a disability when it comes to spelling. Spell checkers and word processors were a godsend for me. Thank you Technology! However, I do have a issue with technology helping train people to type using no capitalization or punctuation. And don’t get me started with the use of text message languages.

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When I stop starting sentences with Capital letters or ending them with periods, I want someone to take me out back behind old school house and give me a good spanking!

Work sucks

Forgot to bring my Computer reading glasses to work today. So, I squint, arch my aching back, tip my head back to get my bifocals to focus and generally guess at the characters I’m typing. Then I get a call from some stupid, rude, or aloof customer who wants me to beckon to their specific problem and expect superb customer service.

This women called to get a shipping quote about a heavy item. Jim, of course, couldn’t help her, he had to pass it off to me. After giving her a shipping quote, she asked me if she should put her order in over the phone or on the Internet. My reply was: “It depends. If you nice, I like talking to nice people, you can put it in now. If you’re not nice, I’ll ask you to put it in online.”

Back pain still there

Been sleeping in the bed in the loft because it is better on my back than any other in the house. However, climbing down the ladder in the middle of the night while half asleep is some risk. The back is better in the AM until I am on my feet a while. Then, it hurts until I sit a while, then it hurts sitting until I move around, then the pain goes down to the leg, and I’m still have numbness on my right side. This is getting real tiring.

Sitting at work doesn’t help, nor does caring heavy stuff down a ladder. And, tonight running the vacuum sweeper didn’t do it any good.

It has been a year since it started hurting. I can’t imaging living with this pain for the rest of my life.

Enough complaining. Tomorrow I will prepare to drive to Indianapolis to visit Dawn and see Rita. Can’t wait!

Sunday working outside

Today was the day to get done what I put off doing yesterday. I did laundry, changed the sheets in the beds, found the Arrow air mattress had a hold in it, patched it, vacuumed the Glazing loft, went to the store and made up the beds. I spliced the 100amp cable that will run from the garage to the cabin. I got most of the conduit in but needed an LB so I wasn’t able to hook the cable to the electric panel. I then cut the rest of the field which will be the last cutting for the year. I can now take the mower deck off the tractor, winterize it and put it away for winter. I will need to get the backhoe installed to bury the cable, maybe I can get that done before real cold weather sets in.

Sue went with me outside to work but Zoe didn’t want to go out so she stayed inside. About ten minutes later, I went inside to get something and she had dumped the Kitchen garbage waste basket and scattered dog food containers all over the house and studio. I scolded here and made her go outside while I cut grass.

Dinner was bad frozen pizza and popcorn. Saw the second Transformers movie. Took a nap during it so that tells me it wasn’t that good of a movie. It was lonely today and tonight. Miss Rita.

Dogs are missing Rita


The dogs (and cats) miss Rita. Zoe is constantly looking for her, going out front to the car, waiting for her to get out, sitting on the porch looking at the driveway for her to arrive. When she is inside and needs cuddling, she snuggles up with Sue.

Sue is just missing somebody to play with her or feed her. But she she goes outside, as she just gets outside, she turns her head and looks for Zoe as if saying: “Arn’t you comming?”
They are great friends.

First Blog Post

Rita is away, taking care of her mom, who at 92, is recovering from back surgery. So, that leaves me at home with Sue, Zoe, Toby and Charlie, our two dogs and two cats. Other than working full time and overtime at my day job, I get to teach her pottery classes, work on the garage which we are trying to complete, take care of the house, yard, and do some technical work on the side.

Keeps me busy.
So, I started this blog in order to test out blogging, since I have some technical work to do in that area and to see if it is a place to store my thoughts, musings, stories, to do lists, and other things that can be expressed in writing.
I’m also looking for an alternative to Facebook Twitter, which I joined as a way to keep in touch with my kids and family.
So, now I must leave and get my butt to work.