Remember the -22F weather I mentioned in my last post? By the end of last week, the temps in my area were in the mid to upper 30's and we received lots and lots of rain. Then the temps went much colder again. All that rain and warmer temps, melted the snow which then ran downhill into my garage. Until last night, I had 1/4 to 1/2" of ice on my garage floor. I used an ice chopper to break it up and shovel it out. We've had some light snows here and there, too. The 30mph winds last night froze my face off while I shoveled the incline of my driveway. Gotta
Work continues to go well. The Operations Manager asked for a voluteer to join the company's Continuous Improvement Council. I and another person from my department inquired about what would be involved. It involves community service, improving procedures on how tasks are performed, safety, company outings, signage, and other ways to improve employee "life" at work. The other guy bowed out citing "not being good at coming up with ideas". So, I volunteered.
My one-year performance review is coming soon. Being year end, my supervisor hasn't had time to formally sit down with me. She did tell me the other day that I'm considered a "top performer" and told me what my merit increase was. Pretty good! Woo Hoo!!
I am very close to finishing Part 3 of Thinking Positive. By the end of the week, I'll be starting on Part 4. Even though I've done more stitching since, here's a progress photo as of a couple days ago:
I've been debating whether or not to backstitch around the sheeps' bodies with a dark brown or a gray... to me, it seems like they blend into the fabric color too much. Thoughts?
Until next time,
(Who's wishing for summer right now)