Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Life Changing Decisions

There comes a time in life when you have to sit back and make life changing decisions even though the outcome is very questionable. Today was one of those days for me. It has been 7 weeks since I was laid off from my job. After many interviews and searching, I am still unemployed. The severence pay has ran out and unemployment isn't covering the bills. On that note, we gave our 30 day notice to move out of the house we are in. We have also decided to down size drastically since we don't know where we are going to be living in a months time.

Most houses here in Key West are too expensive with rent starting at $1200 a month for a shoebox. My unemployment and hubby's check won't cover that.

So it is time to start packing and planning for a huge moving sale. When I think about it this is kinda like divorcing yourself and getting rid of the stuff you have collected over the years. Stay tuned for the new adventure "My Life".

Friday, June 26, 2009

Time Goes By............

Wow its been awhile since I posted. Time sure does go fast when you have nothing to do.

Since I last posted I have lost my job and become a lazy a$$. No really! It's funny how fast you fall into a routine, now adays my days go something like this. Get up, feed the zoo, search help wanted ads, send resumes, do yard work, swim in the pool, get hubby off to work, swim in the pool some more, watch tv, muster up the energy to make dinner, wait for hubby to get home, then go to bed and start it all over again the next day.

Actually I have been doing something. I've been trying to figure out my life! Not an easy task since I have no clue what I am supposed to be doing. I do know that I live in a VERY expensive place and very soon won't be able to afford the rent I pay each month for this shoebox.

We have been searching for a motorcoach to lease purchase so that my dream of traveling the country when I am 50 comes true. Only problem is, havent found the perfect one yet! Stay tuned.............

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Things Always Happen In Three's!

Sorry I haven't blogged in a week but after you read this blog you will understand why.

It all began last Wednesday with the call that my husband's grandfather at the age of 92 was passing away. Thus began the rush to clean the house, wash clothes and find someone to watch the zoo while we rushed to Ft. Myers. With the help of my very dear friend "Nick" who graciously agreed to stay indefinately with the critters, we rushed to Ft. Myers. We then began a four day goodbye session. If you've never watched anyone die, I recommend you don't start now, because it is not a pleasant experience. Being so close to mothers day was not helping matters either. That is another whole story in itself. Well on Sunday Granddad passed on.

Hubby and I then rushed home because my crittersitter was about at the end of his rope.

After unpacking, getting everyone settled again (boy were they glad to see us!) it seemed life might get back to normal.

NOPE not a chance, the next morning I found out that someone had broken into my truck the previous night. Luckily nothing but alcohol was stolen and nothing was broken. Good news there, BUT after I got to work, I was called into the CEO's office and permantly laid off. Seems while I was away someone decided my position wasn't that important anymore and with the economy the way it is, me and 6 other people were let go.

So now I live in the most expensive place in the US and have no job. Wonder how long it will take to get a new one? Stay tuned.................