Feb 19, 2008

in a nutshell.


i have had fun the last few days.

i just had to go through hell to get it.

let's start with Friday, shall we?

i was supposed to have a half day for vacation. i had planned to go with my mom (at the last minute) to go to the Scrapbook Expo here in the O.C. then, at the last minute, my boss took it away because we were sooooo stinking busy and gave me two hours off instead.

off to the Expo. there's shopping to be done!

my poor mom is walking so poorly lately. i'm really hoping the knee surgery she has scheduled for next month works.

i'm not holding my breath.

Happy Hannah here.

anyways - we did some shopping and got home in time to find that we weren't packed yet.

we packed hurridly.

i forgot my comb AND my brush.


we made it up to my friend's house and Saturday morning we were off to Dumont Dunes. it's about 40 minutes outside of Baker (halfway between LA & Vegas) and there we met up with some of my friend's camping buddies and set up camp.

we ate. they rode quads. we checked out the mall set up there with all the hotties and their fake boobies.

man, that was funny.

almost as funny as Sunday night.

one of our camp members brought a TV and the DVD "The Hills Have Eyes." does it sound scary? oh youbetcha. and funny, too.

funny? because we started tormenting my friend's 15 year old daughter by turning off the power in their trailer, banging on the walls and making scary noises.

it's fun being mean to girls!

then back to reality.

i went back to work to find that the CEO of our company is no longer. i say fired. no one is saying, naturally, but our stock was down to $7.45.

it was $22 last month.

not good.

so it'll be interesting to see how this goes. especially since we're doing a reorganization in my department. i'm OK, but some of the ad designers i work with are going to find themselves in new jobs in and out of our department.

ah, ch-ch-ch-changes.

more to come.

i'm off to make an acrylic album. i might as well have some fun.

happy Monday, kids.

p.s. - i made a new batch of bread pudding tonight. it will have a note on it.


Melissa said...

Remind me to NEVER go camping with you - I'm too jumpy! When I was in high school, a bunch of us were at a friend's house watching Arachnaphobia. I was sitting in a chair next to the hallway, and one of the guys came by and grabbed my shoulder during a really tense scene.

I jumped up into the air and landed on the floor.

I also very nearly peed myself.

For some reason, people delight in seeing me react that way!

doodlebugmom said...

I am glad to see you back.
Hope your mom has good luck with her surgery. (everyone I know who has had knee surgery says "I don't know why I didn't do it sooner!")

Bosses should not be allowed to take away vacation - that's just wrong!

WOW! fake boobies in California? You guys have EVERYTHING! lol

hope the changes at work go smoothly!

love ya

skrpndiva said...

I'm so glad I never made it to the expo! I would have spent money I didn't have I'm sure! Glad you all had fun.


Jolene George said...

I love your stories. I'm glad you were able you find several bits of happiness. You always make me smile
Glad you made new pudding. A note apparently is a must. :o)

Mama P said...

Camping... oh, I love to camp