Monthly Archives: August 2011

SAMB: Another thought on worker mentality

I used to not take days off work. I hated to be gone because I was sure that my absence equaled a statement about my lack of commitment. And I was convinced that my bosses wouldn’t be able to carry on … Continue reading

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Retreat, day 1

Whew, that felt GUD! I don’t mean to gloat, but I can’t help myself. I survived my first ever personal retreat. Not only survived it but totally enjoyed every minute of it (except for when I thought the Imo’s pizza … Continue reading

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SAMB: Getting stuff done

Short post today, I’ve got work to do. I am happy that my plan worked and although we had the materials to paint trim during the staycation, we never actually opened the can of paint. That means that this morning … Continue reading

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SAMB*: Curses

*While Niki is on her retreat she asked her infamous hubs to guest on her SAMB series. I love my house. Probably not as much as the full-time author and creator of this blog, but pretty close. I love the space, … Continue reading

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Notes on Staycation, 3

End well. Although it got off to a chaotic start, staycation is ending well. No commitments Thursday or Friday means that we’ll land this plane nice and smooth right into the weekend. It tends to take a couple of days to really … Continue reading

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Notes on Staycation, 2

Have a project. Now that we’re homeowners, the hubs and I spend volumes of time plotting various projects around the homestead. (Not to be confused with a manor.) Before staycation, although it never crossed our minds to clear the social … Continue reading

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Notes on Staycation

I am in the middle of my very first stay-at-home vacation AKA staycation and this seems like a good time to do some initial reflection. Things I’ve learned, have a plan. It doesn’t have to be an hourly schedule, but I’ve … Continue reading

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