Five Things Friday: just five things I’m thinking about or things that made my week, or things that I otherwise feel like sharing.
Last night, I returned from my 5-day work trip to the desert, which I had mentioned in my last Five Things Friday post. Management did allow me to go after all and I am just so glad I stood my ground. I left on Sunday, flew down to San Diego to pick up a field vehicle, and then drove to our work site in Desert Hot Springs. We had a really good week, workwise, despite some intermittent wind and rain. California is still not done with this crazy, wet weather, or so it seems. We just made the best of it. Our crew had a sense of humor about it all, and another cool perk of the week was access to some hot spring-fed mineral pools at our hotel that we took advantage of every night. Ever taken a dip in the hot tub with your co-workers? :)
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On a different note, I am so ready for some home-cooked food. Eating out is nice and all, but if I have to do it for a whole week (or longer), it gets old for me really fast. I am craving something simple, prepared at home. Do you feel the same or could you eat out every day of the year, no problem?
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I saw a full rainbow this week and it made me so happy. It was early in the morning after a night of rain and it was so beautiful. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a picture because I was driving to my field site at the time and by the time I had parked, it had partially disappeared. It was still magical though.
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Last week, I had my scheduled double screening procedure – the (follow-up) upper endoscopy and a colonoscopy. Fun! [/sarcasm] I know that last year I felt much more apprehensive about the endoscopy, but it turns out that the colonoscopy is the worse procedure of the two, mainly because of the prep work beforehand. Holy mother of hell, that laxative solution is nasty, especially after what feels like the gazillionth glass. I am just really, really glad I got these over with (and all in one go!) and that everything checked out well.
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If you noticed any intermittent connectivity issues on my blog, I apologize for the inconvenience. I am aware of it and the reason is that I finally took the plunge a couple of weeks ago and moved hosting services. The back-and-forth with my previous hosting company was getting ridiculous and I was starting to feel harassed. It was time to cut ties and move on… but I am still working out the kinks from the migration of my site. If you notice anything else that is odd or not working, please let me know though. I am trying to get this all fixed asap.
I am ready for the weekend now. Anybody else?