July 19, 2010

Wake up... call?


Photo by your Uncle.


Good morning, Kids! Yeah... I know. An entire week that your Uncle has gone incommunicado. Sorry to leave y'all in the lurch but the last week was a whirlwind. Between the new full-time job, but one foot still in my previous job, and the multiple other commitments, I've been go, go, go! So forgive me if I've put sleeping and eating ahead of searching out pendant lamps or pot pie recipes.

I gotta say... figuring out a new personal schedule is going to take some time and some adjusting. It has me wondering how I'm going to be able to do it? Am I stretching myself too thin? Is juggling all of my interests and commitments really possible? I mean, you should see the vast number of post-it notes surrounding my computer right now! It's ridiculous! And yet, even with all of those reminders there are still things slipping through the cracks. Which leaves me scrambling to retrieve them before they are lost to the multi-tasking gods forever or trying to chalk it up and deal with the feelings of unfinished business and a sense of failure. All this while I look around at a home that is crying out with this project and that project longing for completion. Oy. Veh!

So what's a blogger to do? Well, for the moment I need to focus on getting my tokhes in gear and ready myself for another week at the new job! (Which, by the way, I'm loving!) The rest? Well, I have to figure all of that out later. See what I mean? Sigh.

Happy Monday, Kids! Thanks for Hangin'!

Did you see my guest post over at Paloma's? My "10 Things" on La Dolce Vita?
Check it out!



30 comments:

  1. I didn't know you got a new FT job, did I? Well, congratulations! And, here's the thing, we will all be here when you're ready to regroup. You have our hearts, Beefy, so go follow yours and figure it all out. Then let me know your trick, cause I'm still trying, myself! xo

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  2. PS: Feather is back! Jenn from Bits of Beauty fixed it! Thank you so much for talking me off the ledge. There was apparently some "screwy code" to blame. That's what I get for trying to be all techy, I suppose:)

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  3. Sounds like your new job is great! I'll hang...you're worth it! ;)

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  4. Mon Oncle, congratulations on the new job and even more so because you love it. Good for you.

    ML
    mlanesepic.blogspot.com

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  5. Unc ~ I'm here, always waiting and just over-the-top excited every time you pop in to say hi!

    And your 10 things...best ever!

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  6. of course... i hope you don't need a post it note reminding you to just breath!

    congratulations with the new job it's so wonderful you're loving it as anything else it's the most important!

    be well and take care of you! we'll be here! or at leat i know i will be!

    all the very best,
    Maria

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  7. Congrats on the new job! And we'll wait....until your tokhes is in gear I mean.

    P.S. I am always trying to clear off the monitor post-its too.

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  8. This is my first time visiting your blog and I fell in love with it! So creative, innovative, and up beat!
    I will be a follower for sure.

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  9. Oh I cannot tell you how many post its I go through!!

    Off to see your 10 faves!

    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  10. A new job, and a good one! Congrats! As for the many projects - i know this one only too well, but some people are more creative when they have to stretch themselves - you too? Have a fun day!

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  11. mon dieu where have I been?
    Love yr blog and the pictures!
    2 die 4!!!
    merci
    carolg

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  12. Glad you're enjoying the new job...so wonderful to be busy (although not too...)

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  13. I feel ya, Uncle. This summer seems ESPECIALLY busy... and cold, no? I did see your guest post on La Dolce Vita-so good! I just adore Paloma (and you of course!!)!

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  14. Congratulations on the new job! Am new here so am not up to date with the history to this.. What do you do? When you are not writing post-its, blog posts etc.. (a posting pattern emerging..)

    The juggling is tricky. I have added kids to my mix. And two jobs... Oh the fun of it all, and you know what!? Let some things slip through the cracks. You know, allow yourself to drop a ball now and then.. It's life and when you bend down to pick it up you'll see everything in a new perspective.

    Hang on in there.

    x Charlotta

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  15. I would hang no place else Beefy! Just realize you are exactly where you should be :)
    Loe
    Laurel

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  16. wow -that coffee looks tempting, its really a wake up call in the morning!!

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  17. have a great week and I love that photo of the perfect black coffee. ann

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  18. I am in the exact same boat. I mean exact. Post-it's and all. I have no words of wisdom but I am glad you're loving the new job. I'm off to check out your guest post now . . .

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  19. Just checkin' in on ya, Beefy. I notice that this now makes three comments for me on one post. Restraining order, much? BTW, I don't know if I noticed my pretty little iPhone icon here before, but I love how it looks here...thanks, Uncle! Hope you're having a great time off...you deserve it:) xo

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  20. Congratulations on the new job! And take a break, enjoy a cup of coffee, and start tackling those post-it notes!

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  21. Hey, I hear you on the schedule figuring-out. And congrats on the new job! Here's to new adventures and new inspiration!

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  22. Beef! Where u at? Miss your posts...

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  23. This was the best list ever!!! I've been a Balthazar fan forever...and, I just went to Bastille in Ballard last night, it's not Balthazar...but one can pretend! The food was as great as the atmosphere!

    xo J~

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  24. Love your blog, Beefy ... every single bit of deliciousness you always post: class, style, humor, and wit (does it get better than that?)! I only would wish that you'd stop apologizing for when life gets busy and postings get less frequent -- WE UNDERSTAND! And there's no problem! Don't apologize, and don't explain! Only tell us that you've missed us once you're back and know that the feeling is mutual.

    love and kisses ~

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  25. I'm heading over to La Dolce Vita right now! Good luck with the new job!
    xoxo
    Lila Ferraro

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  26. oh gosh, I'm in love! this is such a fun blog to read!

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  27. Hi B Haven't been blogging much but wanted to pop by and say hi-I will email as well . Miss you and hope you are well and happy:)

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  28. Beefy..where have you been? I am missing my fix!! Please post again..I need a dose of humor!

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