Monthly Archives: May 2007

Doors closing…

I’m done!  My last day was today!  Although the new door hasn’t fully opened, wow, the future is bright!  What a wonderful thing to have all this possibility…


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May May May

So….sitting at the office all last week I wished for something to do.  And now I have it!  I have downloaded Adobe Photoshop and am learning to digitally scrapbook.  I have done two complete projects–the Chattanooga Aquarium and the auction–and wow.  It is neat.  I spent sometime today downloading free papers and embellishments.  I haven’t figured out how to work them yet but it is only Tuesday and I’ll be in the office all week.  So by the time my time is my own I should have it mastered.

On the job front things are moving slowly.  Americhoice has said they have been asked by the state to make sure that independent providers have a licensed supervisor.  I’m waiting to hear more on Wednesday or Thursday.  They did have to send the contract back to the table so I’m waiting on that as well.  We’ll see.  Hopefully, this will shake down okay.

I wonder if I can post my photo creations here?  Hmmm…something I’ll have to figure out…

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“Success is the prize for those who stand true to their ideas!” — Josh S. Hinds

“This is America.  We can do anything here.” — Ted Turner

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self- confidence is preparation.” — Arthur Ashe

Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. –Unknown

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure” — Joseph Campbell

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“David wasn’t thinking of being king when he was tending sheep; he was just doing what God sat before him.” — John Fisher

“Why? Why Not? Why Not You? Why Not Now?” — Aslan

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In life, those that are great are those that dare to follow their dreams through the good times and the bad times.” — Unknown

“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” — Pope John XXIII

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The *REAL* Cinco de Mayo

For the last, and final time, for the next 48 hours anyway, Cinco de Mayo IS NOT Mexican Independence day.  That is in the fall.  May 5th is that anniversary of the defeat of the French army at the Battle of Puebla.  Not so much a huge a deal in Mexico…unless you count a huge deal selling more beer to the gringos. 

Anyway…I am soaking wet, drying off at Cafe Coco and waiting for the Friday evening traffic jam to clear a bit.  I went traipsing through the TACA art exhibit at Centennial Park in the rain today.  I got a new pen which will be perfect for signing my new contract…more on that later…I saw a few pieces I really loved but I just don’t have $750 or more dollars begging to be spent on art this week. 

It is going to be a busy weekend.  I have to finish planting my garden this weekend.  Also need to return the two new butterfly bushes to Home Depot as I thought they might be dead when I bought them a month ago and now I’m sure.  They ARE dead!  🙂   I also would like to get the extra bed frame and boxes out of my livingroom and hallway. 

The girls (probably age 20-24) sitting next to me are discussing their various jobs in the recording business and one of them just said, “…well, let me tell you Snoop Dogg is difficult to work with.  It was just so difficult.  So then I decided to leave L.A. and move to Nashville.”  Ummm…sure…cause you both are waitresses now looking for jobs…

I have an interview with another behavior provider on Monday afternoon.  Yay 🙂  Also, I should hear back from Americhoice about their decision soon too.  Fingers crossed.  Trying not to dwell on any of it too much.

 Life is good.  There was a mosaic art piece at the show today which said, “God Life is Good” and I thought, yep. 

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