Same Ole Day

This whole virus thing is definitely crazy. It hasn’t been real different for us. We normally stay home. Now, if the restaurants are completely shut down that will be a whole different story. We tend to eat out for entertainment. Not everyday but we do get ice cream, drinks, and the occasional meal. It will affect my daughter’s employment. She has her hours cut currently but still holding a job. The younger son who works with her unfortunately was laid off. We try to eat out still to help out the businesses but we can’t do too much in case hubby’s hours get cut. So far he is doing ok because he is a truck driver, but not in the food industry. Our son that is suppose to graduate this year landed a job helping the mechanic at hubby’s place of employment. The place is along the interstate by no where else so they should be fine with no spreading, hopefully. The son has enjoyed not having school because he has been able to work more than Saturdays.

I am sad he can’t finish out his senior year at school. Our state closed for the rest of this school year. Bummed. He isn’t sad about prom because he didn’t go last year and wasn’t planning on it this year. His brother that is a junior is sad because he has a date who already has her dress. Sad. Knowing my creative and bored junior he will come up with some way to still have prom. 🙂 Just low numbers, which their group of friends would make the 10 and under. Maybe outside? Grill party in fancy dresses? Ideas are endless.

The boys start elearning April 1st. Not too sure about this. Nothing against the teachers, just my kids. They may not listen to me about appearing for checkins. I believe they will get the work done just not the rest of requirements. Sigh. The senior kid really needs teacher in person. He is not an online learner, textbook all the way. Needless to say the laptop for him is not useful or been used much. But we will give it a try! Another sad note, both my boys had hands on learning classes that they will miss. It definitely won’t be fun online because they are already saying no to watching videos of the stuff, even though they watch 100s of YouTube videos. Stubborn kids. We will figure it out.

This of course hasn’t changed much for me for working already at home. My job has been lacking projects since last summer which is frustrating as heck. I have to say having everyone here ALL the time is annoying because they love me soooo much they talk to me all the time when I am working. LOL

Changes and more changes. Makes life interesting.

The oldest son and family who live out East is doing well. It sort of helped them out because now the son doesn’t have to go to the ship so they are all together. He is in the Navy and landed the on land job last Fall that kept him from deploying with the ship. Nice job. A bit of a promotion. He was suppose to go out for his normal training for nuclear engineering and possibly stay until they made it back. But now no traveling so he is at home with his family. Good news I think.

My new word to repeat is sad……sad…..sad…..sad times.

Oh, The Joys of Electronics!

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My “bleep bleep” computer has been giving me fits for a few months now. It is driving me nuts. Thank goodness I have other things to do so I can walk away from it when it makes me angry. It sure doesn’t help that I rely on it for so many things.

The bad thing is it is probably due to some dang virus or idiot who thinks it is fun to put bugs on our electronics. It sucks that an antivirus does not always catch them either. I think those people should be locked up and the key threw away. It’s not like one can go buy another electronic to replace it whenever they want.

I had to vent, it is really aggravating when you need to do some work and the electronic doesn’t function the way it should. My electronic is not that old either. It makes it even more frustrating. Grumble.

I am lucky that I know how to fix a few things so I don’t have to rely on paying someone. I can thank my hubby for teaching me his knowledge of electronics. But boy, does it waste a lot of hours in the day.

Maybe the electronic is telling me, go paint that wall you have had the paint bought for! 🙂

I guess I will go paint that wall. Hope your day goes without any electronic issues!