Saturday, September 29, 2007

19 September 2007, it's been a busy week and now the month is almost over. I just got up this morning and while Mrs and Miss Dub are still in bed, I thought I should take a moment and update. We moved 200 bails of hay this last week as we prepare for winter. I have what's left of two large branches from a pecan tree in our driveway. I'm hoping to get it split today and put up out of the way. The weather seems nice today, so I'm hoping to get a lot of the outdoor chores done.
Work news - I quit one of my part time jobs. This was the one that went from Wednesday night 830 to Thursday morning 830. We can't seem to get paid in a more consistent pattern. I finally got check #3 yesterday, after waiting 5 weeks. Check #1 was 3 weeks, and check #2 was 5 1/2 weeks. I am owed one more check and we are at 2 weeks right now.
Army news - Lt M has taken over command of B Company, formally known as the M.I. Company. The 1SG has been picked up by the 179th INF BN as a 1SG for the upcoming deployment to Iraq. His plans are to retire upon completion of this mission. With that, the 1SG slot became open for B Co. and I've been selected to fill the slot. I'll be an 'acting' 1SG until I can get my school done. That would be the school that got canceled twice this summer when we were returning home.
Miss Dub got her progress report this week and her lowest grade was a 94. We are definitely to proud of her, but give her more grief than anything because we known she's capable of doing much better. We did break down and buy her some Prisma Colored Pencils for her art class and her teacher told us that was great. She's working hard at being "the witch" for the school play, Into the Woods. We've had an hour here and an hour there that we have sat down and played the new X-Box 360 HALO-3. It's pretty good and we are enjoying it. I am trying to keep it in small dosages.
Well, it's time to start the day of relaxation with running some errands and doing chores, I fed the horses and goats this morning to allow both of them to sleep in. Be safe and have a great day.


Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

hiya dub! glad to hear from you but today is the 29th, not the 19th! congratulations of the 1st sgt thingy, that is great! all seems well with you, it is with us as well...

smiles, bee

Sarge Charlie said...

Hup Top, great selection I am sure, good luck with sewing on those stripes.

Desert Songbird said...

Great news on the potential promotion for you - First Sergeant's school - is that at Ft. Bliss?

Congrats to Miss Dub on her great progress report.

Wade Huntsinger said...

ounds like everything is just peachy. Congrats on the acting top, you''re a good man for the job. How's the truck doing. hope you enjoy it, i guess i'll have to keep driving my old 88 cheyenne

Bond said...

Thanks for the updates Sir... sounds to me like a great report for Ms. Dub!

Travis said...

Congrats on the 1SG slot Dub!

Amazing Gracie said...

Way to go! Miss Dub is a girl to be mighty proud of!!!
Glad you seem to be doing so well and happy.

Ron Simpson said...

Glad you could make it back to posting. If you want some help getting rid of that Pecan tree branch, I will be more than glad to take it off of your hands. I will use it in my smoker to smoke some primo meats.
Congrats on the top position. You will do great.
It is good to raz the kids. it keeps them humble.

Anonymous said...

Its been awhile so I just popped by to say hello to you and yours!

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

POST dub!!! yeesh.

smiles, bee

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