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September 22, 2008

Last Day; First Day

Filed under: Work — Duane @ 8:39 pm

Well the title explains what this post will be about – my last day of my old employer on Friday; and my first day of work with my new employer today. One of the common questions I was asked is would I be taking any time off in between work. My answer is no, finish on Friday, start on Monday. The response to that would be shame, and my response to that was: well that is what I have done with most jobs – finish one day start the next. I should take that as a good thing as it means that people want me. To be honest I dont really need the time off as I just recently had a month off when the girls were born, and in three months will be Christmas/New Years break.


September 12, 2008

My thoughts on 4th edition (particularly how it affects FR)

Filed under: Role playing — Tags: — Duane @ 12:52 pm

It’s been awhile since I have done a post on anything bar the girls and life in general, but this is something that has been on my mind a bit so I thought I would post it. It has to do with the new edition of D&D (Dungeons and Dragons for those not in the know) and my thoughts about it. So if you are not into RPGs, better skip this post.


September 7, 2008

Father’s Day

Filed under: Fatherhood — Duane @ 8:06 pm

Today was my first father’s day. Do I really care? To be honest no. It has always frustrated me that people see one off days in the year (Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, even Christmas) as so important. To me I am a lover, a son to my parents and now a father ever day of the year. So why should one day in particular be so important? Anyway ….


September 2, 2008

First Spring update

Filed under: Fatherhood — Duane @ 4:42 am

Well it’s that time of year again – Spring! You can definitely tell it’s spring here in Queensland as it is no longer as cold as it was four weeks ago. Not only that, we went for a walk late yesterday afternoon and a number of bushes were in bloom.

It is nearly 4:30 am and this is the first night in over a week that the girls have been a bit unsettled in their night routine. They have been sleeping from about 7:30 – 8:00 until between 2 – 3 am, feed and then sleep once more til between 5 and 6 am. This evening they woke up at 1:15 wanting a feed, and Emma woke up at 4 hungry. So I gave her the top up that she refused to take earlier and she is now contently sleeping. I changed Caitlin and thankfully she went back to sleep, virtually blissfully unaware.


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