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Good help is hard to find

The transition to sorta retired continues here in our little world.

My travel last week has caused a bit of a setback, it seems, and this week Basil was back to asking me each day, “What are you doing? Are you home with me? Can we have lunch? What would you like to do? Can I show you” XX or YY thing?

Although the words are different, I find myself using the same tone and approach I did with Catherine when she was little: “I. Am. Working.”

The third day’s the charm. Today, there was far less fussing than on Monday and Tuesday about what I was up to. Midday found me furiously clacking away at the keyboard and Basil doing this:

Man versus hedge, Basil edition.

Man versus hedge, Basil edition.

I’m declaring a win.

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About Terri S. Vanech

Wife, mother, communications specialist, Jazzercise instructor and recently reunited adoptee. I'm living out loud -- and trying to make it all work -- in midlife. Having a sense of humor sure helps.

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4 thoughts on “Good help is hard to find

  1. Stopping by to say hello–I tried to subscribe but I don’t think it went through–have you been having issues with it?

    Posted by Rock Bottom | May 23, 2013, 7:17 pm
  2. Following back and thanks so much for visiting my blog! I can’t imagine having a 17 yr old yet. Another adventure. Also, I clicked the subscribe. Let me know if there is a google or Networked blog or bloglovin follow back and I’ll do that too! http://www.notyourordinarypsychicmom.com and http://www.melissaproductions.com Melissa

    Posted by Melissa Perry Moraja | May 23, 2013, 7:29 am

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