Friday, August 5, 2011

Over a Barrel

(Snapped on 3/22/11)

Ok you guys, sooooo...seems as if I may have gotten myself into a bit of a quandary - here's the deal: Last week, the day before I posted my last blog entry - "my date" texted me from where he works, and out of the blue - asked if I wanted a job. Turned out that one of the girls he works with had quit without warning, and it was crucial that the owners find someone to replace her, asap! I said that I'd do it, because I liked the sound of the job, it's convenient to where I live, and - I had already made up my mind that because of my gloomy financial situation, as soon as my kids went back to school at the end of August - I was gonna havta go out and look for gainful employment anyway. 

I've worked there for a week now, and the good news is - my employers are ace, my co-workers couldn't be any cooler or nicer, and I actually really like what I'm doing. Plus, one of the biggest perks of the job, is that throughout the day - I get to catch fleeting glimpses of the insanely handsome, wise-crackin' man who's not only responsible for getting me the job, but also for stealing my heart...

Because the position is only part time, I was hopeful going in - that my new job wouldn't rob me of precious self-portraiture time. But the truth of the matter is, I haven't snapped a single self-pic. since hopping onboard, and perhaps worse than that even - I've barely even thought about what type of pictures to take next.

I keep telling myself that it's all just a matter of adapting to the time constraints, and that once I'm accustomed to my new schedule - I'll be better able to give both my job and self-portraiture equal attention. Pray tell you'll bear with me while I sort it all out...


  1. Lauralyn,

    What a fabulous site! I took a few hours to read every word. You are wonderful, I love you already. I too have a Sony CyberShot and have taken a few dash shots. It is a lot harder than it looks. So, great job and great site. I'll visit often.

  2. @Anonymous - Oh my GOSH! Did you actually read the whole thing??!! That's aMAZing...thank you so much for doing that!

    I don't know about you - but I personally will always be a diehard Cybershot devotee...great little cameras, wouldn't you agree? And you're exactly right - dash photography is much, MUCH more difficult than the pictures might lead viewers to believe it is...I think everyone should try it at least once, point of reference and all that...

    Anyway, thanks again for taking the time to read through my entire blog...that truly does blow my mind...woah.

    Oh, and good luck with your OWN pics.! Let me know if there is someplace online where you post them, I'd love to take a peek :)

    Enjoy the weekend!

  3. Hi Lauralyn

    It is my honour to have nominated you, as I said to Sir I am hopeful that oneday I will be able to say....I knew her before she famous.

    As for juggling work and blogging, I know only too well the challenges that brings but I have every faith in you. I know you can overcome this just as you have so many other hurdles that have been appeared in your path and who knows what new locations for pictures this might afford you.


  4. @Molly - Ah! I LOVE an optimist! How bout this...the day I get famous, I'll cross the big pond so you and I can celebrate over drinks! (That is of course, assuming I can get off of work!) :)

  5. Deal! I shall pencil you into my diary....for I just know it WILL happen.