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Te Whanau.

I wrote a few months ago about my family. I said things that came from a place that might've been a cesspool of emotions, but life is not well lived if you have regrets and where I don't regret what I said or how I felt at the time , it was probably dumb. I think I just found friendship and family in my co-workers who, on the daily, compliment and appreciate me and that's something that I thought, at the time , was very absent in my family circle. It wasn't until this week, as I sat in the kitchen at work with my co-workers, that I went through my family tree to see how am I genetically connected to them and realized .. I'm working with my family. My mother works there. Shaily works there. Livian works there. A very close blood related cousin works there. Her husband works there. Their son works there. Four Aunties work there. That's 10 people. 10 family members. I'm working with my family and my post claimed to dislike them Just admitting to

This afternoon.

Took the day off. Picked the boy up. Waited for Hubs. Had a good afternoon.

Into Term 3

The two week holidays weren't a holiday. Livian and Shaily did nearly 100 hours at work between them and I did 75, which is 5 off my normal bi-weekly. It wasn't a holiday afterall. Sisters kids came down for the second week. That week was also spent at work, where they all learned to appreciate the college campus. On Tuesday night their Nan treated them to the movies. I went along because I do like the Jurassic Park/World movies. Before the movie even began, Hubs was having breathing problems. I thought she had choked on some popcorn a few minutes earlier because I had told her off for eating it before we were even in the movie theater. Turned out she was having an asthma attack. Her lips went blue and everything and it was a long 1km trip to the ER. She was very scared and I did my best not to panic and say swear words at the slow cars. They took her immediately and ventilated her for 30 minutes before she turned her normal color. Diagnosis was asthma onset by allergies. I

Into July.

July 1st came and went and we're currently on day 2 of the second term holidays. I pretty much have work every day if I want to, and I want to. Tomorrow I'm going to help my brother make a partition wall in one of the dorms to separate a gym area from a senior common room. I've been thinking about the wall all day. I wish I had measured it yesterday when we were there, but I didn't and now it's driving me crazy because I have all the ideas minus the measurements. I've said it before, but I really do love my work place. I hate to make it a race thing, but working with people I identify with, culturally, makes it all worth while. For my insignificant duty, I have a voice there and I appreciate that. I've always appreciated and loved being home, but if I can be anywhere else that isn't home .. it would definitely be at work. Hub's will be 8 in September. She reminds me every day that there are only two months left before she turns 8. We're havin