Friday, September 12, 2008

All's well in the Land of Lissa

Just a quickie.. update that is...

I am still in the land of the living.. I got a job! a full time job at that!

When I went to Perth in May, I convinced myself I needed to go back to work. Sitting around at home, mooching off the Dags and being a half arsed housekeeper just wasn't cutting it for me anymore, so I got a job.. First full time one I applied for even. I started in July and I love it... I am a debt collector for a NSW Government Department and so far so good. My boss loves me (well I am still there so that has to be a good sign) I have been behaving myself, they think I am quiet (well I am still on 3 months probation so I gotta behave)..

I have had so many emails from bloggy friends and bloggy readers asking how I am doing, hows the mob? the bastard cat? the ferals?

We are all doing great. Dad got good news about a fortnight ago, his PSA was negative, so he now only has to have blood tests once a year, so the cancer is GONE.. *doing happy dance*

the ferals, well they are kids and genetically linked to me, so what can you expect???

the dagster is intent on paving the whole back yard, and driving me nuts, so same-o there...

my brother is VERY poorly at the moment, they (specialists) think he has some form of arthritis (reactive??) anyhoo, he is in a great deal of pain and barely able to get about, so hopefully the new specialist will sort that out.. he isn't getting any worse, or any better at the moment so keep your fingers crossed for him.


Sewing? hmm well funnily enough, I am still a half arsed house keeper, if the kids are fed and the washing is done, and the dags cooks dinner, I try to get in some sewing... no pics at the moment, but I have just got one top back from the quilters waiting for binding, two tops ready for quilting, another quilt in rows (the tumbler swap, its freaking humungous) and about 400 x 4 patch units for the postage stamp project/worlds fair block quilts.. so I have been busy..

I have also nearly finished sequinning a dance costume, and I have been reading every day...

NOt much net time.. I think spending 40hours a week on the computer at work has cured my of my computer addiction..



I'll try not to make it 3 months to my next post and hopefully I'll get that camera charged up in time for some pics..



take care and thanks for thinking of me...



Lissa
the itinerant blogger

13 comments:

Julie said...

Good to hear you are still alive and life is treating you well. Looking forward to seeing photos of your work soon!

Vickie said...

yeah ..great too see ya post....geez sure hope you rememba to charge that camera up,lookin fwd to see pics of your tops
cheers Vickie

Karol-Ann said...

I did wonder about you! I thought maybe I hadn't subscribed to your posts, but then life got in the way before I got round to checking. So pleased about the job (and therefore money too LOL). You sound busy and well. All the best to you and yours, xka

Anita said...

Lissa it is lovely to hear from you!! So glad you and your family are well.
Don't work too hard!! LOL

Katherine said...

Glad to hear from you Lissa! Happy to find out that your absence is do to your new job and other the other things happening in your life.

Will be watching out for the promised photos of your projects.

Carol VR said...

Woo hoo, glad to see your back and glad to hear the good news on your dad.

Don't be a stranger and pop by to say hello.

Red Geranium Cottage said...

Good luck on your probation. LOLOL You can do it I know you can.

Lindi said...

Knew you must've been busy with your job. I've been busy too, but will try to email during the week.
Great news for your Dad! I'm really pleased for all of you.
Hope your DB gets treatment soon, that works.

Stina said...

So glad to hear from you...I have missed you!!!
Congratulations on your new job!!:o)

Tracey @ozcountryquiltingmum said...

Full time job!!! Ouch, but sounds like you are enjoying it, Have fun, Tracey

Carin said...

I am so glad to see you are still with us!
I am a half arsed house keeper myself so I am with you sister! I told DH he shoudn'tt complain as long as he has clean dishes to eat on, food in the fridge and clean underwear.

Violette Severin said...

Good luck with the job. I used to be a government collector back in the '90s. Got cussed out a lot by those whose paychecks I garnished.

Danetta said...

Glad to see you again Lissa. Stop by and check out the giveaway I am participating in with about 40 others. Good luck and good to see you!