Posts Tagged With: absence of schedule

Bone-headin’ it

From time to time I catch myself doing something dumb. Mostly it happens when I’m not paying attention. Every once in a while whatever I did is enough of a doozy to leave me shaking my head and laughing.  Here’s the latest:

About a year ago, I bought a nice(r) watch and the repair plan that went with it.  Thinking I’d never need it, I promptly stashed the paperwork away.  About three months later I noticed a “ding” in the face of the watch where one of the (pricey) crystals had fallen  out.  I found my paperwork, and after much interior fussing, took the watch back to the store.  “No problem,” they said, “You have the care plan .. we’ll take the watch, send it in for repair, and you’ll have it back in about 10 days.”

Well, this happened a few more times. Finally, about six weeks ago,  I took that stupid watch (and the paperwork) in and nicely asked about replacing it. Paying the difference, and walking out with a new watch (and plan), was satisfying.

Till Wednesday.

When, at 8:05 a.m. I noticed my watch said 10:32.

*Sigh*

Squeezing in yet another trip to the jewelry store was not what I had time for but yesterday I made it work.  At the end of one conference call I figured I had about 45 minutes to spare before my next appointment.

The reason a working watch is so important is that I’m traveling next week; the meetings I’ll be in are ones where Smartphones and Laptops are frowned upon. A girl needs a watch!

So there I was, standing with the Jewelry guy, thinking about my “to-do” list when he smiled and said, “You know the pin on this watch is just pulled out, right?  You don’t need a battery, it’s working just fine….”

And all I could do was laugh.   And schedule my vacation.

Amen to that! google images.com

Amen to that! google images.com

When was your last “bone-headed” moment?  Can you laugh at yourself?  Do such moments cause self-reflection, embarrassment or a bit of both?

Happy Friday, peeps!

 

 

Categories: Fun, Growth, Home, Life Lessons, Personal, Thoughts, Women, Work | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Random Five Friday – Handle with Care

1.  For all the snow we had this winter, record amounts in fact, we need rain. How does that work?

from inside looking out!   And Emjayandthem (C) photo

from inside looking out! And Emjayandthem (C) photo

2. No plans this weekend.  Oh sure there’s yard stuff to do and inside stuff to do but, for at least 2 days, I have no particular place to be and I am absolutely digging that!

You got it!

You got it!

3. Yesterday I was reading a message on my Smart phone and happened to catch my reflection — I stopped, laughed and realized that a lot of us, including me, make the same face when looking down:  we look like Grumpy Cat!  From now on I vow to bring my phone to eye level even if I look odd doing it.

Need to stop making this face!  source Reddit.com

Need to stop making this face! source Reddit.com

4. Lilacs. Still gorgeous.  The end.

Just heavenly!  An Emjayandthem (C) photo

Just heavenly! An Emjayandthem (C) photo

2.  I came across another Traveling Wilburys song that I’ve been playing a lot of lately.  George is adorable and Tom is cool but I think it’s Roy’s haunting voice that draws me back again and again.  You?

Have a great weekend, peeps!

Friday_happy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories: Animals, Attitude, Blogging, Fun, Home, Humor, Joy, Life, music, Opinion, Personal, Seasons, Thoughts | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Better Days Blog

Learning from yesterday, living for today

Another Stir of the Spoon

Food, Art, Books, Birds and whatever...

Connie Rosser Riddle

Connecting with People in My Path

Atypical 60

A Typical Blog. A Typical Woman. A Typical Take On Life. With An Atypical Twist!

Life Write Here

“I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.”

A New Day Dawns

Arise, shine; For your light has come!

Virginia Views

Country Living for Beginners

Views and Mews by Coffee Kat

Kate's views on life edited by four opinionated cats

Renee Johnson Writes

Novelist, Traveler, and More

Life Is A Journey... Not A Guided Tour

My Journey From Merchant Mariner to Mother, and Spiritual Being.

notquiteold

Nancy Roman

She's A Maineiac

just another plaid-wearin' java-sippin' girl

I also live on a farm

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Wordsmith's Desk

some thoughts along the way

Meanwhile, back at the ranch...

music, poetry, musings, photography and philosophy from a woman who found her way back home and wants you to come over for a hike and a cocktail.

these days of mine

Stop in and see what's happening during these days of mine

When I Ride...

How life coaches me as I ride...

RICH RIPLEY

EMPLOYEES MUST WASH HANDS...

Better Days Blog

Learning from yesterday, living for today

Another Stir of the Spoon

Food, Art, Books, Birds and whatever...

Connie Rosser Riddle

Connecting with People in My Path

Atypical 60

A Typical Blog. A Typical Woman. A Typical Take On Life. With An Atypical Twist!

Life Write Here

“I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.”

A New Day Dawns

Arise, shine; For your light has come!

Virginia Views

Country Living for Beginners

Views and Mews by Coffee Kat

Kate's views on life edited by four opinionated cats

Renee Johnson Writes

Novelist, Traveler, and More

Life Is A Journey... Not A Guided Tour

My Journey From Merchant Mariner to Mother, and Spiritual Being.

notquiteold

Nancy Roman

She's A Maineiac

just another plaid-wearin' java-sippin' girl

I also live on a farm

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Wordsmith's Desk

some thoughts along the way

Meanwhile, back at the ranch...

music, poetry, musings, photography and philosophy from a woman who found her way back home and wants you to come over for a hike and a cocktail.

these days of mine

Stop in and see what's happening during these days of mine

When I Ride...

How life coaches me as I ride...

RICH RIPLEY

EMPLOYEES MUST WASH HANDS...