25 December, 2007

Happy Holidays

Lots going on. Will update when the hands stop hurting and the pain pills kick in.

Some day this will all be a bad dream won't it?

16 December, 2007

The Real Thing

I always joke and say that if I hadn't had coke and twinkies I would not have made it through college. Sad but true.

I'm signed up for the mycokerewards.com website and instead of spending the points on inane things that are material and don't mean much, I have been gathering my points and donating them to Toys for Tots. Seems like they will do a better job for a child this Christmas than for me using them on a useless quest to win a contest.

Do what's right . Give to a charity that supports children.

15 December, 2007

Another week down

Wow, it's been long week. Have been busy off and on, and next week will prove to be crazy as people head home for the holidays. I have the 21st off as a annual day, it's my anniversary, and the the 24-25 are holidays for non essential employee so I have 5 days off!

Evil boss is gone till Jan 6th.. It will be so quiet we won't know what to do. He got an award for how he runs the department. Fear and threats. We had an operations potluck lunch and the dept closed for 2.5 hours.. First time they ever let anyone go. It was nice. I guess our present is Christmas Eve being off.

#1 may have a job. Whee!
Hubby working 12 hr days...that means I take bus. Boo.

Have a safe and sane weekend.

09 December, 2007

Dogs, Cats, kids, husbands, whatever

Went to the congregational meeting today. Went as expected. The person who eats sour grapes for breakfast was there. She has to be. I wonder if she ever is truly happy unless she has total control of something. Amazes me.

Still don't feel much like myself. I hope I get some energy and some ambition or we won't have a tree or decorations up for the holiday. Probably won't have any presents under the tree either. This is has been a lousy year. I hope 2008 will be better.

No football on. Can't concentrate to read.Need to think about something that will make me relax. Maybe meditate a little.

Can't relive the past, can't predict the future. Guess we just use the now and hope for the best.

Have a good day. Peace. Out.

08 December, 2007


I like this guy. He looks confused. Just like me. Maybe I'll blink and December will be over. Too much confusion.

I'd like to see the Nutcracker again. Who knows.

This is my annual before Christmas meltdown. It will last till the end of football season.

Ignore the rants. I'm just on steroids. Makes me crazy. Just like this:

07 December, 2007


Been sick for 3 days. Today the steroid induced migraine hit. Don't want don't like.
Cold and windy outside . Dogs in /out.

Not much to say except it's nice to sit downstairs and feel warm by the fire.

Have a good weekend.

02 December, 2007

English = Language of the skies

One of my hobbies is listening to the LAX tower move airplanes around on the ground. I am astounded at the lack of English some of the foreign carriers have. They are supposed to be proficient in conversant English as part of the rules of international flights but whoa, some of these guys butcher the hell out of the language. Poor controllers.

Saw the A 380 last week. Big airplane. (Okay that is a 747 not an a 380)

Turned the heater on today. Too cold in this house.

Not much else to report on.

01 December, 2007

stuffed and then some

Tonight kicked off the holiday party season. Probably the only one we will go to. It was a church smorgasbord. People bring things. I brought a lot because I had tickets for 5 adults. I made enough cabbage rolls for 30 people, yams stuffed with marshmellows and rolled in ginger snaps, fumi salad, rolls, and green bean cassarole. I cooked most of the day. Now I am tired.

Tomorrow is Advent 1.

That means that we start the countdown and the new church year.

I am going to drink my bottle of water and go to bed.

Good night,

29 November, 2007

Thursday means tomorrow I cook.....

Our agency loves us so much it gives us free flu shots. Of course, when you come in contact with as many people as we do it's probably a good idea. But since I've had it, I've had a runny nose, sneezing and sore throat. Just no big deal

I am 54 years old and I have never worked in a place where in one week you could have at least 4 EEOC complaints against the same person weekly. I am just astounded that this person can get away with this kind of behavior . Yelling at employees in open areas while others are trying to work, when there is a perfectly good conference room to have discussions and bring up problems. But oh no, it not only gets loud, it gets personal. If this were not a government job I would imagine that this would not be tolerated. I am coming up on 3 months at the front desk and the shit that I hear would make your toes curl, and not in a good way.

Some times I feel like I need to click my heels together and find a way home. We did actually get one ruby shoe the other day.

Saturday night is our church smorgasbord. I am making cabbage rolls, fumi salad, a sweet pototo specialty, spiced up green beans and bringing rolls and writing my daughters script as the mistress of ceremonies. Should be good. Lots of food, but not as many people as there used to be. But I'll write her a goods script. Nothing like 30 some years of practice. And then Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent and we begin to learn a new liturgy with our lousy music person.

So to my non fans, good night and good luck. 515 comes early and I have to get a good nights sleep tonight.

Oh, Brett get better bebe, we need you and that shotgun arm of yours! A Fan.

25 November, 2007

Saving up my energy for crazy days

Yep it's the Sunday that people are flying out and losing all their belongings. I can't imagine what tomorrow will be like, but I know that it will be nuts.

Saw the doc and didn't check the paperwork and he made a HUGE mistake on my progress report. I have faxed their office twice and have left a message. First thing tomorrow I will call them and make sure they have him fix it.I had to have them fix the Rx they gave me and now this. Just adds to the stress.
Had a nice dinner and it went well. No arguments, and everyone got along well.

Got some sad news that my SIL's favorite uncle who lives in Hollywood had a massive stroke that compressed his spinal column and he is on a respirator until they pull the plug. It's so sad. He was so happy. He had a lovely wife and a great son and now this.

Husband and big dog went prospecting today leaving me with the little one who cried and cried until he got comfy and warm. I am so cold. As soon as I am done with this I am going to light a fire and sit in front of the fireplace. I just can't get warm today.

Have a great week folks.
Back to the rat race.

22 November, 2007

Happy THanksgiving


18 November, 2007

The wrath of Mom and traveling tips

Okay so I am pretty easy going for the most part. But I am tired of telling the child to clean her room. Yesterday I went in there looking for the remote to my DVD player. IT's been missing for months. Her room was /is a disaster area. She and her cousin have been taking out bags of clothes to the washer ( it's gonna take at least 2 days to get done with that) as well as bags of trash. Her brother and I filled up a 46 gallon trash bag with water bottles, some that had a sip out of them. Needless to say I was pissed!

So she cleaned today and is still cleaning. Good exercise for her.

Tomorrow it's back to the voicemail and the people who are in a hurry. That is the nature of the job. But I will be polite, do my job and fend off the assholes. Get to the airport early, pay attention to the signs. Put a sticker on your computer to id it. Do you know how many black IBM thinkpads look alike? Use common sense and read up on things at your airlines website. MAkes a lot of difference. Be aware but be safe.

In the meantime, have a great evening. Stay out of trouble. Rock on.....

17 November, 2007

Why the name?

People always want to know why I have such an odd name. Well back in the days when the XFiles community was alive and well, and AOL's chat room burned up on Sunday nights, we had interesting people whose names were reflective of their interests. So for the first and last time here is why my screen name is what it is:
a = just a. like a ........

mul= For Mulder. I thought he was the yummiest thing on tv since Tom Selleck, and had a better laugh.

bunny= We had rabbits and the husband of my youth was nicknamed Rab. At that time we had lots of rabbits (which I HATED) but it sounded cute so I was amulbunny.

And in a lot of places I still am. I hated leaving AOL but the husband of my youth got pissed off and wanted a faster server. But now I have cable and am happy. Fast and smooth---most of the time.

I had some odd dreams last night. Sometimes I feel like I am just in my own little world up there at the front desk and sometimes people actually ( the ones that came over with me from the idiot posting at the terminal) but I am usually so busy with my new earphone/mic doing 2 things at once that I hardly have time. This week I leave early on Monday for a doctor's appointment and Tuesday I have a 4 hour class on learning how to determine proper id's. Thursday is turkey day and then Friday is going to be busy.

I asked for December 21st and 24th off so we can go somewhere and celebrate our anniversary. I won't hold my breath but maybe they will actually let me have it off.

So have a happy weekend!

15 November, 2007

just a quick one

I am working harder now on light duty than I did when I was at the terminal. I will not complain. At least not about that.

The person who shall not be named is on a roll again which means that he is avoiding me because he knows I will chew his ass up one side and down the other. He's going to be very sad when he finds out that the little birdie is not his spy anymore. Oh well. I hope he leaves me the M3, I could buy 2 nice hybrids for what I could get for that. Since it's a 6 speed I'd never drive it anyway, clutches are not my friends. Rant over.

IT's going to be nuts until February and I thank God they gave me some Valium. Otherwise I'd self destruct in a puddle at work. Today the main plug strip that is plugged into the wall burned up under my desk. It was missing screws and the plugs were loose. The other surge protector is plugged into that too. Gotta love good engineering. don't cha?

Kid #2 has her date with the boy who is not her boyfriend. I really like this one. OF course today is Peter the Eygptian's 18th birthday and he is my other son. She baked him a cake and he loved it. He's been part of this family since middle school. I love him and his mom and dad. His mom makes awesome dolmas and baklava.

Someone came back from lunch today and said that the north employee lot across the street from the LAFD was locked down because a coyote was in there. Now I know at TOA we have red foxes in dens in the farmers fields, but I'll be damned if I could figure out where a coyote could hide in the concrete jungle that's LAX. Especially since they have all that construction going on on 25 L and the new taxiways. Hmmm. Maybe someone's dog escaped from a cargo carrier.....

Read the Pullman triology that has people's panties in a wad. Not a bad 3 books. Now reading Rhett's People about Rhett Butler's family from GWTW, Love in the Time of Cholera, which was an Oprah pick, I loved his book Tales of My Melancholy Whores, and am also working on Book of the Dead by Cornwell. I got a book from a sight that you sign up to review books, called Darkness Falls about the discovery of a bacteria that eats oil in the earth. Interesting premise and so far so good. Of course Darkness Falls is one my all time favorite XFiles episodes. After the baby thing I gave up, i was in an active online community but I couldn't stand the jump the shark shit. Just like when RDA left Stargate and it became Farsgate. No fun. Now my favorite shows are Bones and House and CSI if I can stay up past 9PM.



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It's time to crack open the book and read some words.

Night all.