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Sunday Random 5 – Golf, Joe Friday, Wedding Bells & Good Tired

Here we are nearing the end of June ~ it’s time for 5 Random Thoughts from my world.  Ready?   Let’s do this.

1 ) Golf – who knew I would have this much fun golfing? Even the lessons are fun!  I tell him this all the time so I’ll tell you, too: Hubbs was right.  You cannot golf and work.  Beyond being together and being outside,  disconnecting from my job is something I’m  enjoying so much.  I like what I do, but no one needs to do it a-l-l the time!  🙂

2 )  Good tired. We both worked around the house & yard yesterday and I went to bed early ~ It was a “good tired,” the tired that comes with aching muscles and sore feet but the knowledge you accomplished something.  Then, to no surprise, I found myself awake at 4, then 5, at by 6:10 I threw the covers back with a “oh just get up already.”    Laundry’s done, coffee’s hot and Salsa Chicken simmers in the crock pot ~ I’m enjoying padding around a quiet house on a sunny summer Sunday.

3 ) Joe Friday  – Heading to another corporate conference this week ~  there have been even more organizational shifts with senior people leaving and new folks coming in.  The bench is deep and the talent is impressive.  And, as we’ve done before, we were asked to complete the Myers-Briggs personality test.   I’ve taken this test many times  over the course of my corporate life and I always get the same result – I’m an ISTJ  —

  • ISTJ – The Inspector (Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging)  ~ Quiet, serious, earn success by thoroughness and dependability. Practical, matter-of-fact, realistic, and responsible. Highly capable and decides logically what should be done and work toward it steadily, regardless of distractions. Take pleasure in making everything orderly and organized – their work, their home, their life. Value traditions and loyalty.

I’m Joe Friday! Google.images.com

However, the test is only as accurate as your answers are honest.   And like we’ve all seen, there are some who “play it” up for the big cheese(s), sit in the front row, hang on the leaders’ every answer, and kiss the ring.  These are the same people whose profiles never match up to who they actually are.   I’m fine with my results because I know exactly who I am – the good, bad, and the ugly.   And that’s exactly why such trips are so taxing!

4)  Wedding bells – Our youngest son is getting married in just a few weeks!  10 minutes ago he was this little.  But he’s not so little anymore.  He still has the same laugh & love for life ~ and now he has a beautiful partner by his side, someone to call his very own.  The love between them is palpable and we couldn’t be happier!

Corporate Family picnic, an Emjayandthem (C) photo

5 )  Summer Vacation  – After this week’s conference ends comes 15 – count ’em – 15 days off!  I’m leaning in for time with Hubbs, time with my sister, trips to the beach and Casino, visits with our boys & their girls, a happy wedding to enjoy and dance to,  grilling out,  grand-kids, grand-dogs,  Golf, sunshine,  sunscreen,  watermelon, flip flops, tank tops, down time , new books and more good tired. 

 

  • So, what’s new in your world? 
  • Do you enjoy the feeling of “good tired?”  
  • Ever taken a personality test?
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8 thoughts on “Sunday Random 5 – Golf, Joe Friday, Wedding Bells & Good Tired

  1. And I’m looking forward to pics of all your summertime fun activities!

    • The wedding was great fun, and we are still recovering ~ 3 days left in my vacation with a 70lbs dog sleeping on my foot! 🙂 MJ

  2. I’ve had the Myers-Briggs done several times and it always comes out the same. In order for it to be helpful you have answer honestly. There is no right and wrong but then again… Have a great vacation and enjoy the wedding!

    • My results changed slightly but understandably so — now I supervise others so use the F more than T ~ otherwise, spot on! Cheers, MJ

  3. Your summertime sounds positively idyllic. And Congratulations on your son’s upcoming wedding.

    • thank you ~ we had a grand time and we are still tired! Lots of rest & books and playtime with the pup on this week off 🙂 Cheers! MJ

  4. Ah! I love this post! I’m relaxed having just read it.

    You’ve taken up golf this summer? Guess what? Me too! I’ve always said “golf is boring.” I was wrong and I’m loving it. I joined a women’s fun league with some of my bowling girls. We play on a little par 3 course and it’s just the right place for me to start.

    Can’t believe your youngest is getting married! When I first “met” you, he was still in high school. Maybe younger? So cool to have followed along with you and see the good things life brings.

    Happy summer, MJ!

    • 🙂 Great to hear from you, Tee~!
      I’m taking lessons and playing a little bit, a league would be good for me for sure. That’s something to consider for next year I think 🙂

      Yes youngest boy is an old married guy now ~ time flies, right? Cheers to a great summer ~ MJ

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