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Well Jerek is back to work. This is a good thing and not a good thing.

Good thing because he is making $$$$ and we all need $$$$ to survive. He started working for Crete and that is more $$$$ than Garden Valley, though we haven't gotten the first check from Crete yet. (It's due to be direct deposited on Thursday, and then every Thursday is pay day.)


Not a good thing because he has been gone nearly a week, and will be gone quite a bit. Tiri and I can go along, but... yeah. He's supposed to be home today but I don't think it will happen, not with the loads he has to finish up today. Probably he will be here early tomorrow. His driver manager couldn't look at a map and see that we aren't in Milwaukee, we are in western WI.

In other news, I've been knitting and crocheting, but I haven't been able to take pictures lately because Jerek had the padd with him, and he also has his cell phone with him. I plan to have some quality time with one of those devices when he gets back.

I've been making things for the reservation, since winter is coming and the "Must knit for cold weather!!!" bug has bit and burrowed in. It's supposedly snowed on PRR already this fall.

Tiri started walking by herself a few weeks ago, and wants to run but can't do it yet. Oh well, it will come soon enough. She's into everything!


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