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Thread: Royalty for a Week, and Shameless The Rest of The Time (Volume IV)

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    Entering Saturday soon. Under 2 hours away now.
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    Books: check.

    Computer: check.

    Word processor: check.

    Yes, I am ready for the weekend! = D
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    The week is ending?

    Is the sky falling too?

    Oh My gosh!!!!
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    The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
    Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown
    some people have a hard time keeping up with the vanguard ... of course most of those are called survivors - PSB

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    Quote Originally Posted by PorterStarrByrd View Post
    The week is ending?

    Is the sky falling too?

    Oh My gosh!!!!
    You forgot to capitalize "gosh".

    Would you like another cup of coffee?
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    My Dear Royals, and Queen, it would seem the upheaval at my place of employment is not finished. Not only are my coworkers being barred from working their shift today by the client, many of us have not been paid for last week's work. It's a mess. I'm trying to be professional about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LadyV View Post
    Good evening, Royals!

    This week has really kicked my butt. Not in a bad way, like a couple of weeks ago, just physically. Lugging that big hose around is killer! I'm so sore at the end of the day I feel like gobbling ibuprofen like M&Ms. I actually skipped a few jobs today because my arms just gave out. And tomorrow I'll be on a tree crew because it'll be too cold to spray or feed. I've actually been looking forward to working on one, but timing is not the best. Dragging brush is tough work.
    How true, Lady V. When first working in the landscaping business I started out with a ground crew, before being elevated to full-time tree climber. One must keep her mind on what's going on around, and feeding a chipper has a knack to it. I'm sure you'll always keep safety uppermost in your mind.

    It's definitely a good workout and sleeping at night is usually not a problem.

    I liked that part of the work more than handling chemical spraying. To this day I don't deal with chemicals unless absolutely necessary, and then on a small-scale basis only.
    "The first step toward getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are."

    "Live and dream of a brighter tomorrow, but live today so as to fulfill that tomorrow."

    "May our goals always surpass our abilities, so that we must grow to achieve those goals."

    "Not hammer strokes, but dance of the water sings the pebbles into perfection." - Rabindranath Tagore


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    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    My Dear Royals, and Queen, it would seem the upheaval at my place of employment is not finished. Not only are my coworkers being barred from working their shift today by the client, many of us have not been paid for last week's work. It's a mess. I'm trying to be professional about it.
    That's the best way to be about things, Prince Ted. It sounds like a tangled web, but I'm sure you'll do fine no matter what comes your way.
    "The first step toward getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are."

    "Live and dream of a brighter tomorrow, but live today so as to fulfill that tomorrow."

    "May our goals always surpass our abilities, so that we must grow to achieve those goals."

    "Not hammer strokes, but dance of the water sings the pebbles into perfection." - Rabindranath Tagore


    "Still round the corner there may wait,
    A new road, or a secret gate." - J.R.R. Tolkien



    A Knight's Journey Into Doom Quest

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    I am. And I've been keeping a distance. It's been a mess!

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    I hope that mess is quickly sorted, Prince Ted. You need to get paid.

    My brother has gotten me involved in my first ever online multi-player game. I'm still not seeing the draw. I much prefer my offline games. But it is something to share with my brother, so that's a positive.

    A good evening to all. I will do my best to check in before heading to my chambers.
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    Alright, Royals. It is that time of night when I bid adieu.

    Good night. See you on the morrow.
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    Good evening, Royals.

    Work went quite today. I had no issues keeping up with the guys. I'm feeling it now, though. If it wasn't for attending a hockey game, I'd probably already be in bed. I'm heading there shortly.
    "Be yourself; everyone else is taken." - Oscar Wilde

    "Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence." - Hal Borland


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    Thank you for your service, queenie

    go get some free grub, an oil change, and car wash if they are available in your area


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    The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
    Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown
    some people have a hard time keeping up with the vanguard ... of course most of those are called survivors - PSB

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    Good Saturday and, for the U.S., Veteran's Day.

    Thank you, Prince Porter, and to everyone who has served in the military. Bless bless.

    Thank you, Prince Porter. I'm more likely to stay home. It will be quiet here, for a change. Perhaps I can actually get some writing done. There's a thought.

    Have a lovely Saturday, everyone. I will check back in later.
    Last edited by Ambrosia; 11-11-2017 at 08:17 PM.
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    Good morning, Royals!

    My internal clock decided to wake me up too early and I couldn't get back to sleep. I have plans to go to the movies. I'll go, but I'd like a nap.
    "Be yourself; everyone else is taken." - Oscar Wilde

    "Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence." - Hal Borland


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    Good morning, Royals. With the various changes I've made, I now am actually able to sleep. Plus, I'm finding I only need about 4 hours, because my brain has adjusted to the bad sleep sleep situation I've had for over 8 years. But now, I sleep for a few hours, wake up in teh actual morning, and I'm ready to roll.

    I hope everybody has a good day.

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    Sleep is a good thing ,,, four hours per night us not. You may be used to it but you are paying a price unless you are rare speciman

    my gosh ... I just doubted Ted is a rare specimen. What is wrong with me?

    They asked e for a specimen once.
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    We have met the enemy and he is us - Pogo
    The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
    Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown
    some people have a hard time keeping up with the vanguard ... of course most of those are called survivors - PSB

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    Well, after years of poor sleep, my brain has adjusted. But I'm told it will eventually continue adjusting until I'm getting the full eight hours but it will take some time.

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    yeah, a royal battle awaits you. You can pull out a win.
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    The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
    Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown
    some people have a hard time keeping up with the vanguard ... of course most of those are called survivors - PSB

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    At least you are getting four hours of sleep, Prince Ted. That's an improvement. I agree with Prince Porter (mark the calendar--it will likely be the only day) that you need more than 4 hrs sleep. I'm guessing as you continue working on your health that your sleep will continue to improve until you are getting a full night's sleep.

    Positive steps.
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    Honestly, I'm sure there's going to be a lot of things changing as I keep doing what I'm doing. Right now I'm wearing pants that are baggy on me when just a couple of months ago they were tight. So tight, I had to sew a button back on, because it couldn't take the pressure.

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    Hi everyone, Your Majestey6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambrosia View Post
    I'm hanging in, Princess Snitchcat. At times only by my fingernails, but so far they have held.
    That's good! Every little helps! Hugs.

    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    I am. And I've been keeping a distance. It's been a mess!
    Hope this mess gets sorted out soon!

    Quote Originally Posted by TedTheewen View Post
    Honestly, I'm sure there's going to be a lot of things changing as I keep doing what I'm doing. Right now I'm wearing pants that are baggy on me when just a couple of months ago they were tight. So tight, I had to sew a button back on, because it couldn't take the pressure.
    All of this is good news!

    - - - Updated - - -

    And I have a last-minute Christmas cake baking.

    Yes, even dragons bake, especially the resident absentee.
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    It is good news, for the most part. Tonight coworkers logged in and were booted out for the rest of their shift after less than an hour. It was bad. So I'm wondering what I'm going to walk into tomorrow.

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    Possibly another ringside seat?

    All joking aside, I hope everything works out!
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    How are things going, Ted?
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