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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Update

A lot of things have been taking place Dimples' world. I am going to try and sum up some of the what's been going on in this post.


Finances were looking a little fuzzy for a moment but I do believe that I see a light shining at the end of my debt tunnel. I'll go into a little more detail on the shining light on another post. I was hoping that the summer would be real chill and inexpensive but that turned out to be big fat negative. Here is what I have had to spend in the past month:

  • -$40 for swimming lessons (went through the my city's park and rec department)
  • -$140 for summer camp registration
  • -$77 for before and after care registration for school starting in the fall
  • -$100 and counting for school uniform
  • -$50 for school supplies
  • -$75 for summer clothing (bathing suits, shorts, tanks.....Florida is hot as hell)
  • -$300 for items for brother's dorm
  • TOTAL = $782 and counting
And on top of all this, my electric bill is starting to rise. Jumped about $30 in one month. Water is inching up just a bit. Ehhh well...

I traveled to Shreveport, LA on business and was there for three days. I flew for the first time in 13 years.......and I almost passed from the fright. Luckily I had some wonderful seat mates who I conversed with me the each flight. I was there for 3 days and got some Louisiana cooking from a restaurant down the street from my hotel. Shrimp ducky was off the chain!

Work has been crazy. So much politics going on. The contract we are on is ending this September. My employer does not know if he will have enough work to sustain all his employees. We have had two meeting were he basically told us to get our resumes ready. So I did.........and received a job offer this afternoon.

Ya girl just increased her salary by $25,000!! Yeah..........I am so not kidding. This topic deserves a post of it's own. To be continued..............

5 comments:

Serenity3-0 said...

$25K is a lot.. Congratulations Dimples! Oh and did you check out any casinos while in Shreveport?

Karen said...

I don't know that I've ever commented before....but congrats on the salary increase!!

Dimples said...

@ serenity

It sure is. :-D No I did not. The casinos were located a good distance from the hotel and I have this phobia and getting lost in an unknown city....shoot the whole region was unknown to me. Plus I had limited play time.

@ karen

I don't remember you having done so b4. Either way, welcome and thank you!

Single Ma said...

"Ya girl just increased her salary by $25,000!!"

Well, do the dang thing then!! I love it! CONGRATS!!

Dimples said...

@ Single Ma

I told you I wanted to be like you when I grow up. I am definitely on my way. LOL!

Thanks!