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Monday, September 12, 2005

You never know what to expect

And that is doubly true when you are going home for your fathers 50th birthday party and bringing your boyfriend! Brien and I had agreed to make the trek down for my dad's 50th a few weeks back when the party plan involved some close friends and a nice dinner. After we had confirmed the party 'blossomed' into a grander scheme involving a surprise party at a retirement home with a faith based couples group from my parents church. While I was used to dealing with my parents church groups I think Brien was a bit put off by all the strangers from such a different world as ours.

Aside from that it was a really fun trip. As much as I don't like driving long distances like that I really enjoyed spending the time with Brien. Skype of course enjoyed getting to go see his grandparents (and they of course always enjoy a chance to see their grand-pup) so all in all fun was had by all. I'm really looking forward to next weekend as I've finally been able to schedule some quality time with my couch and have a weekend at home doing very little.

On the work front I'm glad to report that things are still improving. I have three deals stacked up for this month already and more in my pipeline. I had one that was a faulty close on Friday and was kind of stressed out about that over the weekend, but this morning I managed to make everything fall into place. If I can keep this up my financial future is looking rosy - I just hope that the analysts are wrong about us heading into a bit of a lull in the tech world - I missed the big money from the first tech boom and I sure as hell don't want to miss the big paycheck from the second one!

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