Friday, September 27, 2013

I've been promoted!!!

Hi Guys! 

So on Friday of last week, I get a call from my boss in California. He asked if I would be interested in taking over as office manager for our office in Roseville, Minnesota. 

I was really surprised to say the least. (me? an office MANAGER?) 

I accepted.

Over the last year I've been slowly been taking over more and more tasks from the current office manager, and now I get the whole kip & kaboodle. 

She isn't fired or leaving or anything, but this frees her up to take care of her growing list of other duties involving sales representatives.  

I haven't gone to college. No technical schooling, yet here I am making good pay as an office manager in a job I actually enjoy and like. 

Had to share - thanks for reading. 

April

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Positive Thoughts

May every day of your life bring you fresh hopes for tomorrow- because hope gives all of us our reason for trying.
May each new day bring a feeling of excitement , joy, and wonderful sense of expectation . Expect the best, and you'll get it.
May you find peace in simple things , because those are the ones that will always be there.
May you remember the good times and forget the sorrow and pain , for the good times will remind you of how special your life has been.
May you always feel secure and loved and know you are the best.
May you experience all the good things in life - the happiness of realizing your dreams , the joy of feeling worthwhile , and the satisfaction of knowing you've succeeded.
 May you find warmth in others , expressions of love and kindness , smiles that encourage you , and friends who are loyal and honest .
May you realize the importance of patience and accept others for what they are. With understanding and love , you'll find the good in every heart .
May you have faith in others and the ability to be vulnerable. Open your heart and really share the miracle of love and intimacy.
Above all , may you always have Positive Thoughts.

Friday, September 20, 2013

"Follow Up"

Greetings!

I have my follow up appointment today with the digestive specialists to go over the results of my colonoscopy. Good news - no disease activity, no present inflammation, and the biopsies they took are all non cancerous. She did point out that I am at high risk for cancer so they are going to continue to closely monitor me.

YAY!

Monday, September 16, 2013

To "let go"

To "let go" does not mean to stop caring,
it means I can’t do it for someone else.
To "let go" is not to cut myself off,
it’s the realization I can’t control another.
To "let go" is not to enable, but to allow
learning from natural consequences.
To "let go" is to admit powerlessness,
which means the outcome is not in my hands.
To "let go" is not to try to change or blame another,
it is to make the most of myself.
To "let go" is not to care for, but to care about.
To "let go" is not to fix, but to be supportive.
To "let go" is not to judge, but to allow another to be a
human being.
To "let go" is not to be in the middle arranging all the
outcomes,
but to allow others to affect their own destinies.
To "let go" is not to be protective, it is to permit another
to face reality.
To "let go" is not to deny, but to accept.
To "let go" is not to nag, scold or argue, but instead
to search out my own shortcomings and correct them.
To "let go" is not to adjust everything to my desires,
but to take each day as it comes and cherish myself in it.
To "let go" is not to regret the past, but to grow and live
for the future.
To "let go" is to fear less and love more. 

Friday, September 13, 2013

My Ozzy








Thursday, September 12, 2013

Bones Season 9 Spoiler


Sunday, September 8, 2013

Jax vs Booth vs Dean

So I was watching Sons of Anarchy yesterday, and the thought popped into my head, out of my 3 favorite shows, which lead actor would win?

Round 1:

Jax vs Booth = In this round, I am confident in saying Jax would beat Booth. Hands down.

Round 2:

Jax vs Dean =  tough call, but I am going to say Dean would win, for the simple reason he has Castiel as the ultimate back up, plus supernatural type weapons. Also, I sort of  feel that even if he didn't win per se, Jax wouldn't waste much of his time with Dean.

Round 3:

Booth vs Dean =  similar to round 2, I am going to go with Dean on this one. Same arguments.

I'd like to think that Booth could win out over all the above, I think ultimately, Dean Winchester is a smarter,more cunning adversary with a unique arsenal at his disposal that neither Jax or Both have.

Silly blog post? Probably, but ya know what? my blog, my rules. :)

Have a nice day. :)


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Oh, yeah, and....

This coming Friday, September 6th is my annual (every 6 months I get to do this) colonoscopy, to check the progress of the disease and to check for cancer again.

Last time we did this song and dance, they found pre-cancerous stuff, which is the kind of thing that when it grows up it turns into cancer, so persona non grata.

Which means, after midnight tonight -NO solid food. (cries!)
NO food at all to be consumed until oh, 3pm-ish on Friday.

No. I am not nervous or scared. I'm sure you've all heard before the prep is worse than the experience of it - which is true.

I'll let you know how it all goes. If you recall 6 months ago when I did this, I had to go to the emergency room as there was a ton of internal bleeding from where the doc took a biopsy. Hoping not to relive that experience.


Who are you, mysterious reader?

So every once in a while, I check how many "pageviews" Land of Osbourne has. Usually I'm unimpressed. 9 views here. 4 views there.

The last week or so, there are like....38 page views....43 page views....

Which begs the question, who are you? Do I know you? Did you stumble across "Land of Osbourne" by mistake? Are you stalking me? (wink, wink)

Feel free to comment, make yourself known!

April Osbourne, author of Land of Osbourne