This must have been the strangest of strange weeks in my office thus far. Everybody was in a really weird mood, almost on the edge this week and motivation was on an all time low. We’ll be starting fresh at our new work space on Monday.
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On Monday was my Dad’s birthday. Another birthday that I missed being there for in person. It plainly sucks. I know a lot of you don’t see their families for every birthday either, but for me it’s usually not even a remote option. Christmas can’t be here fast enough.
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My cousin returned to Germany after a 6-month stint in Australia on Wednesday. I can only imagine the mixed feelings he must be going through. I remember returning from my 6 months exchange semester and thinking I was going home – the place that I knew best – and realized that I came back a different person. Reverse Culture Shock, anyone?
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The Boston Red Sox clinched the American League East title tonight with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. I couldn’t be more thrilled. However, in case you don’t know, if you’re an East Coast Team fan and you live on the West Coast, you’re basically screwed, because none of the remaining games (of the regular season) are shown on regular TV. Fancy that! But we’re good – I just purchased MLB.TV for the rest of the year (a steal for only $9.99) so that we can see ALL of the remaining games online. Now I can’t wait for the postseason/World Series! Could the Red Sox win again for the first time since 2007? I’d say, this year everything is possible!
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Whoever mentioned “Orange is the new black” to me first… thank you. I don’t usually jump on TV shows/series that everybody is talking about, but I did start watching the first few episodes on Netflix (and now I even started reading the book) and I have to say, I am quite intrigued by the whole thing (and the episodes have been quite entertaining so far). Are you watching?