like the bad seed that I be, I am back....I think....still having problems with phone lines but I can get online more often lately. Verizon and I are not seeing eye to eye. I may end up switching providers before this is all over. I thought it was a shorted out jack in my wall. Nope, that isnt the problem, its that damn FIOS line they put in last summer. Th cold wet weather hasnt helped either. I have missed reading and posting blogs so much!! I have been able to get online thru library puter (which limits your time on the puter to one hour) and sons house. I get to read mail and pay bills but that is all. I have missed 2 deadlines with NPN and I am not happy about that! I am working on a couple of articles for next month.
now for the latest updates on moi!
I'm still working at QVC. They did hire me on for a permanent slot. my new title is Variable Labor. This means that I work on my own schedule and hours. I can work as little as I want or up to 40 hours. I do have to work at least 32 hours a month, 16 hours of those hours to be worked on weekends. I try to work second shift cause it pays a 10% shift upgrade. Right now Im still in QA, they have a couple of huge promotions for the next couple of months and they will need extra help with inspections. Since I am crossed trained in 5 different departments I can get plenty of work most of the time. only bad thing about working so many different departments is that each one has a different pay grade. QA and IC (inventory control) the highest is where I will try to work the most. Its a pain to do the paperwork for payroll but it is a steady job! Im still at Harris Teeter, they have cut hours and since Im not a regular of course my hours really got cut. I was hoping to quit them when I got the perm contract with the Q but until I get use to the hours there, I will stay at HT as well.
not much sewing going on, since I didn't have easy access to the internet, I couldnt surf for ideas. I am still teaching at the Quilting Bee and I have a couple of cute ideas for classes there. I am counting down the weeks til the Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival! 5 weeks and counting! I generally dont spend a lot of money at the show, just drool at the wonderful work and get inspired. I have my wish list and pretty much stick to that. I try to support my local quilt shops as much as possible.
I hope yall are doing well and had a good holiday. I know I did, went to my nephews for xmas in north carolina and had a very nice laided back time. something I needed for a long time!
See yall in blogger land! maybe...kinda....praying....
Keep On Stitch'n On!
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