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Kathy
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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+ i'm not into sappy books or movies; i always turn my nose up at chick lit and never want to see any movie featuring some kind of love story because i automatically think it's going to be super boring and lame. yesterday as i was on my couch browsing... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at More Coffee, Less Talky
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....and also my ultimate Staycation plan last week friday was the start of my 2 week staycation. it was so hard to concentrate on work on thursday because of my pending vacation and i was counting down the hours until i could leave.....yet people were chasing after me as i... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at More Coffee, Less Talky
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a coworker is going for early retirement. he's in his mid-50s but his wife makes a killing; enough for him to be an early retiree and his last day is next Wednesday #jelly. i remember when i had semi-retirement - i could barely contain my excitement during my last week... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at More Coffee, Less Talky
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{source} + with the monies. i'm all about planning for my future. i grew up with very little money and my parents were in the precarious situation as most immigrants - work to put food on the table/clothes on your kids' backs or save for your retirement... but it wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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++ this body of mine. although my joints sometimes feel 40 (damn you, age), i'm mobile, strong and physically able handle the most grueling activities. ++ a loving family and group of friends who support me in every decision i make, even if they sometimes don't agree with it. ++... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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whew, it's been a crazy 8 months. i went from 10 glorious months of no work (aka work fuck-off time) right into work craziness that that quickly erased any trace of relaxation i had and it was non-stop from day 1 of back to work. the house was a mess,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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i'm all about skin these days, considering it's now a constant battle for me. thanks, menopause. there are good days and bad but these days, there are more good days than bad, thanks to my TCD. menopause wreaks all kinds havoc with your skin due to unstable/declining hormones. hormones play... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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so guess what? this linkup will be turning into a monthly thing since 1) summer blogging slump 2) i've shit the bed with my own linkup because of stupid work 3) see #1 and #2. also, lazy. so here's to my last confession post until next month (July 6!). <div... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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man, last week was a rough one. it was week 1 of our pilot and i'm talking about hella late work days, crazy running around, trying to keep sane. fixing defects. making sure that people knew what they were doing. workouts were missed (rage), teams were arguing over who broke... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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hello June, how did you get here so fast? it's like i blinked and May was gone. i guess that's what happens when work sucks big hairy ones. but my big deployment is done, hooray! while things will still be busy, it won't be crazy insane want to shoot myself... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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it was a short week for us Canucks because of Victoria Day long weekend and with a major deployment looming this weekend, it was hella busy to say the least. i even had to work most of last weekend which sucked but at least they catered lunch (butter chicken, nom... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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what's this now? a shopping/fashion post from me? the person who pretty much looks and dresses like a potato every day and gives no fucks about it? believe it or not, i do appreciate fashion finds, especially when they're on the cheap. 1/ new Toms shoes. it's been forever since... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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+ after my project goes to market in June, i'm taking 10 days off. i jokingly said that i'd visit my friend in NY but now it's all i can think about...i'm due for a solo trip and i haven't been back to NY in years. it's one of my... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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<div align="center"><a href="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/blog" rel="nofollow" title="More Coffee Less Talky"><img src="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/link%20up_resized.jpg" alt="More Coffee Less Talky" style="border:none;" /></a></div> + some people just don't take the hint. i hate it when they come up to me early in the morning, disrupting my morning routine (coffee and reading my feed) to talk about work. look... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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while i was looking for hair color at walmart Kayla: mommy, they have the wrong people on the box. me: what do you mean? Kayla: all of the ladies on here are young and pretty but they don't need to color their hair. only old, ugly people do. me: <<laughing... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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once upon a time, i had beautiful, glowing skin and it was wonderful. and now, this is me: just kidding. but jesus, i really hope i don't age that bad....although these days, my skin certainly feels that way. perimenopause has completely screwed up my skin. gone is the glow; gone... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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+ reading: the night sister. nearly finished, not a bad story a little stupid at the end but overall, it kept me engaged. i also won this book from a Goodreads giveaway so bonus that it was free. + saving: money! i keep the bulk of my corporate and personal... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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well, this week sucked major ass. with my project 2 weeks away from deployment, of course we'd be fraught with environment issues halting and/or delaying test completion. of course this has to happen; it would not be fun without this shit storm. everyone is in a bad mood, over-worked and... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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whoda thunk that making your own planner stickers was so easy. i used to spend hours lusting over the stickers sold on etsy but hating the price; i mean $3.50 plus shipping for one sheet of 15 or 20 stickers? or in my case, $3.50 for one sheet + eleventy... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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it's humpday! grab the button and confess your sins! <div align="center"><a href="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/blog" rel="nofollow" title="More Coffee Less Talky"><img src="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/link%20up_resized.jpg" alt="More Coffee Less Talky" style="border:none;" /></a></div> + kayla found a couple of my tampons on my bathroom counter so she brought them to me and the following conversation happened: kayla: "mommy, do... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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+ so.... menopause sucks big hairy ones. check this out: and true to form, i've developed an allergy to the following things: -- my moisturizer -- tim horton's coffee (!) -- my collagen serum do you know what that means? it means i have to let those expensive skin products... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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+ Dyson made a hairdryer. is it weird that i want this? + asian people are weird. when i was in the washroom yesterday, these two chinese ladies walked in together, talking, and went straight to the stalls to do their bidness. the talking continued and one of them let... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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well, well, well...look who showed up to her own link-up! thanks to Nadine who's been keeping this alive while i figured out some personal shit. <div align="center"><a href="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/blog" rel="nofollow" title="More Coffee Less Talky"><img src="http://realtalkwithkb.typepad.com/link%20up_resized.jpg" alt="More Coffee Less Talky" style="border:none;" /></a></div> + i tried a new grain free recipe - apple... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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you guys. i've been totally throwing myself a major pity party and have been wallowing in it like fuck. as in i didn't want to talk to anyone, see anyone or do anything. needless to say, it's been a rough week and a half. remember when i was down in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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another week has zoomed by and i had no idea it was already friday. it's been so bad, that fellow ahole bro, Nadine, has had to fly solo with the Humpday Confessions link-up for the past few weeks (thanks, girl!). as my project moves into testing, it's only going to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at More Coffee, Less Talky
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