Monday, May 5


Ok.. I can officially break the news.... I have a new job!! anyway I will in a couple of weeks! I have been with my current employer for 22 years. (Forever) I work at the corporate office and there is not very many opportunities for change. A couple of weeks ago the IT (Information Technology) Department posted a job. I applied to be a programmer and they are willing to do some training. Whoo Hoo! Since I am already a computer geek, this is right up my alley. My new boss will also use me as an advisor because I have so much knowledge of the User side of things. I'll be doing ALOT of studying!!

My other news is... I'm just learning how to cook! What the heck? I bought chicken hind quarters yesterday and planned on BBQing them. We have this huge monster grill and obviously I need to learn how to control the temperature. I had the burners on low so that I could slow cook. This is what happened after 10 minutes... the temperature was up to 550 degree's and some of the leg bones were ashes! I'm such a good wife providing delicious meals for my handyman! I call it Blackened Chicken!

Karma... whenever possible, avoid eating in a hurry......
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dorothymae said...

I am so proud of you for your new job!! You go girl!! I too have a great chicken recipe. It called Zero Calorie Chicken. The recipe is as follows: Don't cook!

Diane said...

Congrats Michelle!!!! You must be so excited,after being at the same job for that long.
Change is good sometimes!!
Your chicken looks crispy,lol!!!
Did your handyman eat it???

Speedcat Hollydale said...

Wooooo Hoooooo! Congratulations Michelle. The new job sounds exciting... good for you :)

... and say, did you and the handyman eat all that blackened chicken?? mmmmmmm I love me some blackened chicken

Linda said...

Congratulations on your new job. My husband is the griller in our family. One time I decided to surprise him -- we had a charcoal grill at the time; when he came home, all of the grilling utensils were on the ground---their cords burned up from the large fire I started---whoops, I have not grilled since.

Julie Koerber said...

Congrats Michelle on the new job! That's great. I'm sure it was a tough decision to try to spread your wings a bit -- but now look at all you have to look forward to! Fun.

I have to say I cracked up at your chicken. I have made some doozies in my day. If it's any consolation, I've never grilled and I have a feeling my chicken would turn out just as crunchy!!:-)

Have a good one!