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I'm Laura. I am female, 31, a gamer, a bookworm, a knitter, a spinner, a tatter, pierced, tattooed, musical, vehemently geeky and occasionally ineptly artistic.

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Posted at 06 Sep 2007 04:16:09 PM

I quit Ensco. I'm kind of sorry about it, but it was time, and honestly... I tried to quit before I left, and they wouldn't let go (as Mom so accurately phrased it). So my sympathy really isn't that profound.

Especially since the tech market here's doing quite well indeed, judging by the number of phone calls, emails and interviews I've been having. And especially since the interview I had today was unexpectedly amazing, and I seriously, REALLY want this job! I'm not going to post a lot about it now, 'til I know whether or not I get it, but suffice to say I'm incredibly enthused.

Dan and I have settled in really well - I've got my stuff (can't remember whether I've said that yet or not) with minimal breakages, everything fits, and we get along surprisingly well together. Without devolving into unbearably mushy stuff.... yeah. Things are very good.

The heat's finally broken, and it poured most of yesterday and this afternoon. It was 77 degrees as I drove back from my interview, and I nearly jumped for joy (in the middle of traffic. Yes..). I can't tell whether my plants are ok with this or not.. the peppers *look* better, but they still don't have any actual peppers on them. It's so weird. I'm theorizing that maybe the window box isn't big enough for them, and maybe they want something deeper... the only garden store I've seen so far turned out to be closed, though, so I'll try to find another one and see what they offer in the way of deep (but not wide) planters. The balcony can't take much more on it...

Drew was here last weekend, over Labor Day! We had a lot of fun - met up with Lindsay (Shadakul ;) ) a few times, went to dinner with Brian, Quin and Matt, hung out at bowling. Relaxed quite a bit, too :)

Made a really great ziti and sausage, with peppers and onions in a blushed crushed tomato sauce the other night. Whole 28-oz can of tomatoes and a whole box of ziti, though, so leftovers ahoy. I'm thinking mexican next, though my spanish rice and burrito skillz are a little bit lacking.



On 07 Sep 2007 06:56:32 AM, femlafrog said...

Glad to hear that things are going well out there. I hope you get the job you are excited about. My pepper plants also haven't given any peppers yet.

Cheers,
Liz


On 14 Sep 2007 06:21:08 PM, Drew said...

:) Was a lot of fun. Hope I can do it again over the winter. rawr