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4 Days On New Job, ETC

November 20th, 2019 at 01:45 am

What can I say? Smile So far, so good!

Best thing so far - I have my own office!!
Next best thing - once I get trained on the databases, I will be BUSY!
Next best thing - my new supervisor seems easy to get along with so far
Next best thing - people seem happy for me to be there - very friendly so far
Next best thing - Flex time!! I worked an extra 15 minutes on Friday, so tomorrow I get to leave 15 minutes early. This Friday I'm going to my former supervisor's retirement party - and am able to use my two breaks plus work an extra 30 minutes - so I don't have to use vacation time.

I've taken the bus every day. So far the weather has only needed a light jacket, but I think that will change on Thursday. Brrr!

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I made my deposit for the Ireland trip! I have u7ntil Dec 16 to make the first installment payment. I'm going to be looking into a credit card rewards for that. Maybe BOFA - $200 after spending $500 I think. Then maybe a second one with a bigger spend requirement / bonus for the remainder.

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My DH has been sick this last weekend. I told him to stay home. That our budget would be fine next month if he misses a few days. He wouldn't do it. He wanted to know how we could afford it, if I'm bellyaching about finding $90 / month for parking downtown. Ugh! Not the same thing! Even after close to 4 years, I'm not sure he gets the whole budget thing.

He did finally agree to go to an urgent care place where he got antibiotics for his issue, and is now feeling better.

I really wish he had paid sick days.

8 Responses to “4 Days On New Job, ETC”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    Sounds like there are a lot of positives!

  2. Creditcardfree Says:

    Glad it's going well so far!

  3. Petunia 100 Says:

    I'm glad to hear the new job is going well. I'm so excited for you.

    To his credit, your DH is working on the budget with you and trying to stick to it (I think?). Even if he doesn't quite "get it", he is making a real effort. My ex-husband utterly refused to participate in our finances, yet would whine endlessly when he wanted something we could not afford (which was pretty much all of the time). I lost a great deal of respect for him over this behavior, which I considered extremely childish.

  4. Frugaltexan75 Says:

    Thanks all.

    You’re right Petunia I should just be thankful he’s willing to work with me on the budget. Patience, right? Smile

  5. rob62521 Says:

    Yay on your new job and your happiness. Sorry DH is under the weather and hope the meds help him.

  6. My English Castle Says:

    Hooray for the new job!

  7. joanne Says:

    Glad that you like your new job... Hope that your husband is feeling better.

  8. pjmama Says:

    Woo! Sounds like so much good energy coming into your life with this new job! Hope DH gets back to 100% soon!

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