Sunday, August 19, 2007

Taking a Break!

Once again it’s budget time at the marina.  This happens every year just as I lose my summer staff and the weather is at its hottest.  Business is still brisk and every spare moment I am huddled over this computer crunching numbers. 

I have decided to take a break from computing for a few weeks.  When I get home at night these days I don’t feel like pulling out the laptop and spending another hour or two with my nose to the monitor.  I just don’t have the energy right now.  All I really want to do is put my feet up, have a cool beverage, and get to bed early. 

I didn’t want y’all worrying about me, I am fine.  I just need this time to take care of business and get through the last of the blazing summer heat.  I’ll be returning to post again after Sunday September 16th.  That is the weekend of the Leukemia Cup Regatta and I should have some good pictures to share after the event.

Because I won’t be spending too much time online between now and then, I will be turning my alerts off for now.  I’ll turn them back on again in mid-September.  In the meantime, I wish everyone the very best and I hope everyone makes it through Labor Day Weekend safe and sound.  Take care, and I’ll see you in September.

35 comments:

jeadie05 said...

Take some well earned time out ,look forward to your return when you are ready ..love Jan xx

jlocorriere05 said...

I understand the need for a break from journals Sam, I've not been online much myself recently. Journalling takes up so much time, when I tried to get back online last week I had a Trojan virus so had another weeks enforced break! Anyway, have a good break and I'm looking forward to seeing the pics of the Leukemia Cup Regatta, a subject close to my heart as I know lots of kids from work with this awful disease. Take care, enjoy summer and we'll see you mid September!
PS. If you don't want all that heat I'll gladly take some off you, it's cold, wet and blowing a gale over here right now! Jeannette xx  

piperacharmed1 said...

Enjoy the rest of your summer....and I look forward to hearing from you again in September   : )

hugs,
Tracie

ab45yui said...

I understand, as I'll be doing the same thing soon, LOL.  Look forward to seeing the photos!  Best wishes!

pharmolo said...

Business comes first Sam, we'll be seeing you next month.

nightmaremom said...

enjoy the break...  look forward to hearing from you soon
hugs
d

ggjack7 said...

Hey Sam glad you are fine, but please take care in this heat, look forward to mid September and hearing from you again. gg/Jackie

ljat1 said...

I'm amazed at how much time I can spend reading journals!!  I think we all need a good break from the computer now and again.  I might think about doing that one of these days!  Enjoy your break!!  Linda

nhd106 said...

Thanks for letting us know....
Looking forward to seeing you in September and hearing about the month!  Take good care, k?

Nancy

memes121 said...

You deserve a break my friend. Have some fun! Tammy

coloneljan said...

See you on the high side of September. Watch the weather both for heat and for hurricanes, and check  your email occasionally for family news.  

barbpinion said...

Dear Sam, I"ve missed your entries, was offline for quite a while. When I got back on there was no way I could catch up. Now, here I am checking in and you're getting ready to check out. Hope you enjoy every minute of your break. You deserve it. My best to you and your wife.
love and prayers,
Barb- http://journals.aol.com/barbpinion/HEYLETSTALK

ksquester said...

I've missed your entries and will look forward to hearing from you in Sept.  Don't work too hard.   Anne

fowfies said...

If I lived anywhere close to the ocean I wouldn't have any use for a computer because I would be out there every chance I could get. Will miss you and see you in September. I will be looking forward to the new pictures.

labdancer51 said...

You take all the time you need Sam, sometimes computers can get a bit too much for anyone. :o)

Love Sandra xx

slbourgoyne said...

Ditto what Jan said.  I'm going to a service by the Archbishop of Canterbury in New Orleans Sept. 20.  Will be anxious to report.  Love you and miss the journal.  Lynn

southernmush said...

Hi !!!!!!!

I can say that sometimes we all need a break from the computer but I can tell you that you will certainly be missed by many. I am sure that if you miss something we will let you know. Do take the time to rest. We will all be waiting for your return to J-Land. Take care and we'll be seeing you when you get back. Until then.......byyyyye !!!!!!!!!!!!

dizarra said...

See you in September! ~Diane~

stupidsheetguy said...

Sam, I for one can sure appreciate crunch time. I wish you a lot of luck moving forward, and very little time having to re-do things. I trust you'll get it done, and I think some R and R will definitely be in order. So once again, good luck.

Jimmy

delela1 said...

Ugh!  Budgets!  Ack! It's that time for me as well at work and this next year, as usual, has many challenges. After a day of crunching those numbers I am just drained, so I completely understand your need for some down time.

And I just realized something...moving one letter in the word ugh transforms it into hug. Now that's one quick way to go from ugh to hug in a flash, eh?  :)

See you in September...and now I'm going to have that song playing endlesslly in my mind today. But that's okay.

Dona

mutualaide said...

Oh, man, I completely get this!  My cruch time is the entire month of June as I close out one fiscal year and head in to another.  No matter how early I start the prep work, I still get crushed with the work load.

So, as of this writing, I'm thinking you are having a nice tall one for me while you whetting your own whistle!

Happy end of summer.  Look forward to seeing your pictures and reading you whenever you return!
Kathy

nedmoh said...

Enjoy your break Sam ,see you again soon ...Best wishes Jean

onemoretina said...

Hey Sam .... just stopping by to say 'howdy,' and to let you know I am thinking about you.  Hope all is well in your corner of the world.  Look forward to seeing you in here again soon.   Hugs, Tina

springangel235 said...

Enjoy your break...you will be missed...take care...have a great holiday weekend.
Joyce

jacksj989 said...

Thank you for your past informaton and the kind comments you were able to send to me about my blog.

I hope you enjoy your change and that you do not work too hard.

Having said that, I am having the same problems as you for there does not seem, at this moment in time, to be enough time in the day.

See you later.

John.

gdireneoe said...

((((((((((((SSSSSSSSSSSSAM!!)))))))))))))))))))  I just found your link at  Kathy's place.  So glad to see you again.  Hope you've been well (I'll try to catch up on you soon). ;)  Smooches, C.

gravydogg55 said...

GLAD YOU ARE DOING FINE   -  sam

lurkynat said...

Dearest Sam,
thank you so much for the kind comments on my blog! Have a wonderful break ! Give my Reguards to your family!
hugs,nat

ally123130585918 said...

Hi Sam hope everything is going well for you ~ and all your events are going smoothly ~ take care and enjoy your break ~ Ally x

deveil said...

O.k. it's October, when are we going to see you again.

Derek
http://deveil.wordpress.com

bvaneps834 said...

Hey Sam!! It is October!!

childebrand1968 said...

I see I'm not the only one who is late coming back here.. LOL

Miss you, Sam!  Didn't want you thinking I'd forgotten about you :)  Waiting for your guitar playing vid to load... darn dialup!

Hope to hear from you soon...

Cat

jlocorriere05 said...

See us in September? It's October now! Just checked in to see if I was missing your alerts! Take care, hope all's well with you Sam. Jeannette xx  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels  

gravydogg55 said...

  I HOPE YOU ARE WELL  -  sam

southernmush said...

Hey Sam !!!!!!!!

We all miss you terribly. Please do hurry back !!!!!!! Do you miss us at all ??????