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Tuesday, April 21, 2009


In case you hadn't noticed, I get the greatest joy out of my daughter. She's such a doll. So entertaining, even when she's really mad I don't mind. Other parts of my life are total havoc - like job. Tomorrow is D day. I have to let one of my girls go and after months of agonizing, I've made the right decision. It's going to be a real awkward day - we will be down to 3 mgt and 4 staff and each staff remaining will be in some sort of furlough position. It's one of those days that separates management from staff. I'm glad I bring my lunch every day. I don't think I'd be welcome in the commiseration lunch. My boss still speaks in big terms like so and so needs to pull their weight - after they've been furloughed - I've mastered the head nod with serious eyebrows. I wonder if I'll still be ordered to have daily meetings so I know what myself and one other staff is doing? It will be nice to come home to husband and daughter, they are my biggest fans.


Suburban Turmoil said...

Wow. That's awful. I hate this recession. Furlough is a scary word.

Anonymous said...

Kids are wonderful.

Jobs can suck sometimes. I hope all goes well.

Anonymous said...

Praying that letting this person go was as peaceful as it could have possibly been. I am glad that you see home as a safe place to land. Its truly a gift to have a place and family that recharges you. Hugs!

R. Molder said...

It was horrible, so glad today is over. But I came home and Husband went out to get me chocolate and wine, it's not all bad.