Category Archives: Work

Anything work related – typically it would be my current employer only, not previous employers – those posts likely go in “Rants and Raves”…

August already?

Wow – It looks like I didn’t post at all during the month of July. July was a good month.  I had two weeks off of work, a staycation.  Babe Ruth was hosting back to back Regional baseball tournaments that … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

Just a quick update.  My second 4-day weekend was good, nice and relaxing.  I umpired a few games, took the dogs to the park a few times, had a few naps.  Sounds like I am ready for retirement.  Well, who … Continue reading

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Four day weekends

I had a four day weekend this past weekend.  I have another four day weekend coming up so this is a nice, short, three day work-week. The four day weekend zoomed by as quickly as a normal 2 day weekend … Continue reading

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A little down time

I have had a house guest since Sunday night again, Lita, my friends’ dog.  Lita is going home this afternoon.  The four of them had fun playing outside all day Monday and yesterday until after dinner when it decided to … Continue reading

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The weekend, dog parks & umpiring

The weekend is here after a holiday shortened week.  The week flew by, as most weeks do – something about getting older, perhaps?  It wasn’t overly busy, but I have enough to keep me out of trouble at work at any … Continue reading

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Work, TV, internet, baseball and umpring…

My first week back to work has not been too bad.  The week zoomed by.  Monday was very busy, which is sort of unusual since it was the last day for us to file taxes.  The rest has been steady, … Continue reading

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Baseball and back to work…

I picked up the jerseys and hats for Babe Ruth yesterday and put together packages for 5 clubs (10 teams) so I am more than half way done with it.  The Jamboree tournament starts today.  I plan on doing this job … Continue reading

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A nice relaxing week…

I woke up pretty early on Tuesday morning, earlier than I figured I would seeing as I had not slept since Saturday.  I suppose I did have a short nap on Sunday afternoon, but does that really count?  Anyway, I … Continue reading

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I’m leaving, on a jet plane…

I went to pick up my passport after work yesterday.  I found parking right in front of the Service Canada building, that was sort of a surprise.  I paid for 40 minutes and thought that it likely wasn’t enough.  I … Continue reading

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Another weekend…

Blondie, Hera and Twix spent Wednesday night and Thursday at the Pet Resort in Cochrane.  I picked them up after work on Thursday, they were happy to see me and I them, and wow, were they ever tired. We go … Continue reading

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