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Tue 22-Feb-11
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3ravens
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I've been made redundant! Let off! Sacked! Fired!  Any way you say it, I'm out of a job. eeek But, do you want to know the saddest part? My first thought was, "Thank God I don't have to go in there and put up with that BS any more......" Now I can get on with my life!

Tue 22-Feb-11
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WELL DONE YOU kiss

positive attitude will win every time

YOUR life starts NOW onward and upward big_hug

sit down with a cupa and the urge will subside

Tue 22-Feb-11
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3ravens said:

I've been made redundant! Let off! Sacked! Fired!  Any way you say it, I'm out of a job. eeek But, do you want to know the saddest part? My first thought was, "Thank God I don't have to go in there and put up with that BS any more¦¦" Now I can get on with my life!


 
Happened to me three years ago¦.on the last day I was asked if I wanted work¦.I told 'em to stuff if¦you probably did too much ¦made the others look like tossers¦.always willing, go anywhere, any time¦.same for me¦.and what do you get in the end¦zilch but at last¦freedom¦start planning babe¦.that's how I got to have my houses out here and renovating at my own pace within my own budget¦¦.good girl¦.as MOS said, right attitude.  Look on it as their loss¦.and definately your gain as long as the payoff meets with your approval¦¦..big_laughbig_laugh

Who lives long sees much : The diary of my life in Bulgaria

Tue 22-Feb-11
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Well,  good, I say.  You can do what you want to now. champagne

I'll try that again!

Tue 22-Feb-11
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Well, this is the USA, Elsa, so not any payoff, but we do have unemployment stipend paid by the government. I have been pretty frugal and have a bit put by, so the 2 together should do it for a while. Long enough to get a great garden put in, anyway! big_laugh I'm wishing that I can make it a couple more years to actual retirement, but not putting any bets on it! Prolly not moving to Bulgaria..... big_laugh

Tue 22-Feb-11
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Thank goodness...I say 'no English' in my village and definately no 'attention drawing' Americans....I want all of the accolades.....big_laughbig_laugh I wish you the best...of everything.big_hug

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Tue 22-Feb-11
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wave  On one hand Josie I am very sorry, but on the other hand it sounds as if you did not enjoy the job and are looking forward to progressing your life in other ways.  So I say good luck to you and remember now you can choose to do anything you want, including the garden.  big_hug   to you.

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Tue 22-Feb-11
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You know Josie in a year you might look back on this as one of the best things that has happened to you in awhile. The same experience has occurred to OH ( on a couple of occasions} and it can be used as a time to decide what you really want to do with the rest of your life. Keep us updated on how it is going.

Tue 22-Feb-11
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3ravens said:

 "Thank God I don't have to go in there and put up with that BS any more......" Now I can get on with my life!


 Ah, sorry to hear that, Josie - I'll keep quiet then ..................   big_laugh   big_laugh   big_laugh

( 's okay, I know what you mean ... laugh )

Best of luck with whatever you plan to do, now that your life is just starting! big_hug

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Live life to express, not to impress
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Just make your absence felt"
Tue 22-Feb-11
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Thanks for the support, all! I know it's a good thing, but it's also scary, too. The first thing I'm going to do is visit my oldest for a while and look for a job down there.

big_laugh Val, I didn't mean YOU! big_laugh

Tue 22-Feb-11
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3ravens said:

big_laugh Val, I didn't mean YOU! big_laugh


 I know    big_laughbig_laughbig_laughbig_laugh  you didn't !!!!!!

 

(This is probably why my son told me that everyone calling me BS is not a good plan !!! big_laugh)

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Tue 22-Feb-11
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Sorry to hear about the redundancy Josie, it's was obviously a shock, but as everyone else had said..see it as the start of a new life..I did, redundancy after 28 years with the same company.

Wed 23-Feb-11
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Josie, I know it hurts, but, and you will appreciate it after a while....

GOOD FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!

If I had been you I would have posted that with a bottle of wine at my elbow and a smile on my face!

Look on the bright side, they are paying unemployment bennies for up to 2 years now, so go get your garden in, relax, do what you want to do for a while for a change!

big_hug big_hug big_hug

 

 

Did anyone else look at the topic line and think, "Oh crap, Shelly cut herself again?"

I got worried!

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Wed 23-Feb-11
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Had redundancy once with 3months notice,would I update the filing system in the meantime ,suspended files all along 1 wall. Solution top centre N, bottom centre S ,left centre W ,right E .

All clients filed in geographical location from office in the centre ,they thought it was marvelous how I could instantly produce the requested file  But then I left big_laughbig_laughbig_laugh. Something better always turns up unless you're Wilkins Micawber ! Keep smiling big_hug

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All the best in your new adventures Josie cheers

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