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Today is my last day at work
Old 06-29-2005, 08:53 AM   #1
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Today is my last day at work

I've signed my separation papers, deposited my last check and will ship my laptop back tomorrow morning. My business phone line will be shut off tomorrow morning at 7 AM. Then it will be final.

I'm excited and a little nervous. But ready.

Funny, my motivation to work this week has really slid to an all time low. I spent yesterday sending goodbye emails to all the people who helped me or whom I have worked with for many years. Kinda sad, but I got over that quickly.

Tomorrow is the first day of ER. Yippee.
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Old 06-29-2005, 09:21 AM   #2
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Congratulations! We see you're giving them good value for their money today The last days are a little sad - but you'll get over it (tomorrow).
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Congrats! I wish I were sending my goodbye emails today. Keep us up to date on how ER goes for you.
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The last days are a little sad - but you'll get over it (tomorrow).
riskaverse is dead on. I'm a month into retirement and still wake up each morning with a smile on my face realizing I don't have to go to work. Congratulations.

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With two years to go -- July 1, 2007 -- I'm envious.

Best of luck to you.
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Tomorrow is the first day of ER.* Yippee.
Congratulations-- so what's on the agenda?
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Old 06-29-2005, 11:49 AM   #7
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Actually, I'm done with my work day already. They let me go early

I am a recent Master Gardener graduate and plan on spending time volunteering as a Master Gardener.
Not too much time, though.

I plan on learning how to enjoy free time again. Reading, gardening, visiting my parents (don't want my 85 year old dad driving any more than he has to), starting back on my genealogy research. I have a long list. Kayaking is on that list too...

Mostly living. After raising 2 kids alone for 17 years whild working and ging to school, I'm tired of doing too much. I'm going to relax.......
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Congratulations KB...keep us posted!
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Old 06-29-2005, 12:42 PM   #10
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KB,

Great to hear about your release from prison.
Since you signed the papers, there's no change that they can reverse the release decision.

Are you having a limo pick you up from the pen? It would be nice to go out in style.

Congrats to you.

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Old 06-29-2005, 01:25 PM   #11
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KB,
Congrats and welcome to the other side!

Here's to many mornings waking up with a big smile on your face!
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:21 PM   #12
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I'm looking forward to walking up with a smile tomorrow.

MJ, I've been working from home since my work team is in another state. The limo would only do a U turn and take me home. Once Airborn picks up my laptop to overnight back to the office, I'll really feel free.

I did buy a nice big rib roast to slice into rib steaks for dinner. Oh darn, should have bought champagne too.
Oh well, I'll manage on cabernet. I think I'm starting to enjoy this already. Thought it'd take a little longer.
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Congratulations KB!!!!!!!!!!!!


Keep us posted on how it's going. You are an inspiration.

I can't wait until I can write those same words, "Today is my last day."

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Old 06-29-2005, 04:28 PM   #14
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KB,
Congrats, and good luck with the genealogy. After doing research for over 25 years, I joined a DNA testing group and boy did we sort out a lot of lineages!


Hope your retirement is everything you hoped for.
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Old 06-29-2005, 05:41 PM   #15
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Congratulations KB!!!!!!!!!!!!


Keep us posted on how it's going.* *You are an inspiration.*

I can't wait until I can write those same words,* "Today is my last day."

At work, that is...
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HFWR,
That was good, real good.
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You can have champagne tomorrow to celebrate your first full day of ER. And again to celebrate the first full week, month, quarter, half year, etc etc etc.

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YEE HAAAAAA

Congratulations and welcome to the club KB.

Time to get some dirt under those fingernails. Have a blast.


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Ah, yes.* Thanks for clarifying that minor point.
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My last corp email:

all@megacorp.com: F*** you (respectfully, of course)

I love my job!! :P
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