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Heat Wave...a tropical heat wave...

YES! We're warming up - we're supposed be at 0 C tomorrow - or at least that was the forecast this morning. Don't care - it's already -12 and feeling balmy outside. AND - My boss approved my holiday request for days off from December 21st to January 18th. That makes FOUR - count 'em, FOUR - weeks off IN A ROW!!! \o/ It's been a very good day. :D (Except for the not getting home for Christmas thing...but I'm not going to think about that right now.)

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janiekins
Dec. 17th, 2009 04:49 am (UTC)
*yeah* :)
shirleyann66
Dec. 22nd, 2009 12:22 am (UTC)
I thought of you when it hit -58.4 or whatever it was last week. :D

And today is only the first day of winter?!? o.O
rubberbisquit
Dec. 18th, 2009 06:24 am (UTC)
Wooo! Heatwave! It got up to 20 here today. I thought that was really really exciting. I got 9 days off for Christmas too :) It's a nice feeling!
shirleyann66
Dec. 22nd, 2009 12:23 am (UTC)
Awesome about the days off! :D And for getting up to 20 - I was really excited until I remembered you're on the Fahrenheit scale but after the weather we had for the last two weeks, 20F is still pretty damn nice.

I hope you have a great time off!
phyllis629
Dec. 18th, 2009 11:47 pm (UTC)
Glad that you're experiencing a heat wave. I think we've gotten your cold weather in the NY area. It's about 18 degrees (Farenheit!) with wind chill. Major snowstorm expected tomorrow.

I'm sorry that I've been incommunicado recently. It's been a crazy few weeks, but things have calmed down now. (This weekend, I will be commenting on your Oasis chapters and posting the Epilogue for Redemption.) I'm actually heading south (Carribean) for the holidays - assuming our travel plans don't get messed up by the snow storm.

Sorry you're not getting home for the holiday, but home you have a great one anyways!!
shirleyann66
Dec. 22nd, 2009 12:25 am (UTC)
No worries about being incommunicado. Real life takes precedence even over Heck fanfic (strange, I know... ;D ).

If you don't get this until you're back, I hope you had a FANTASTIC time in the Caribbean and I hope the weather is gorgeous and warm and everything needed for a winter holiday (and that your travel plans didn't get messed up).

I hope you have a great holiday season and I look forward to reading more from you in the New Year (no pressure, of course... *cough* ;D ).
phyllis629
Dec. 22nd, 2009 02:27 am (UTC)
I hope you have a great holiday as well and enjoy your weeks off.

I just posted the Epilogue for Redemption. Now I need to flesh out my other plot bunnies. (Along those lines, I have a favor to ask. Might you be willing to Beta my next story? I'm still fleshing out some ideas, so it would be in early Jan.) Thanks!
shirleyann66
Dec. 26th, 2009 08:13 pm (UTC)
I hope you had a great time soaking up the Caribbean sunshine. :)

Along those lines, I have a favor to ask. Might you be willing to Beta my next story?

Well, I've never beta'd a story before O.O but I'm willing to give it a try! Send me a private message when you're back and you're ready for me to beta, and we'll work out the details.

(yay! More Heck fic!!)
onceiwasaturtle
Dec. 20th, 2009 05:25 pm (UTC)
Yay for time off! ^^
shirleyann66
Dec. 22nd, 2009 12:28 am (UTC)
Thanks! I haven't had this much time off in a row since the last time I was unemployed (about 15 years ago). I'm a little freaked out by it, actually... :D

Love your icon, by the way - it was such a cute little video.
onceiwasaturtle
Dec. 22nd, 2009 04:10 pm (UTC)
Make sure to enjoy yourself then! :-D

Oooh, the kitty is soooooo cute! Have you seen the whole video yet?



And you can snag the icon if you want; credit's on my userpics page. ^^

Edited at 2009-12-22 04:10 pm (UTC)
shirleyann66
Dec. 26th, 2009 08:08 pm (UTC)
Yes, I have seen the whole video and yes, that kitty is soooo adorable. :D

I love them when they're that small! (I love them when they're big, too.)
onceiwasaturtle
Dec. 26th, 2009 09:03 pm (UTC)
Kitties of any age are awesome! ^^
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