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Have I mentioned that July was a pretty dead month at work? I even did filing.  I hate filing.

I knew August would be busier.

I didn't know I would be run off my feet.

In my personal life, I went with my offspring to visit my mother and stepfather after getting a car repair seen to.  Then I broke a tooth.  Getting that taken care of took care of the next morning, and I got to work to find an email requiring materials for a grant submission to be got to UCLA by the end of the week.  I also found that my boss had been telling everybody that I wouldn't be in at all, though I had told him I would be just before I left the previous day.

The materials for the grant proposal were a very slight revision of a previous submission and we were able to get tentative numbers to the people who needed them by the Friday.  Three weeks is the usual turnaround, but it was signed off and official the following Monday.  Practically identical helped.  A lot.

The brillig crew were in town (and are coming back for a few days).  The get-together was fun.  One man coming by with his own group looked us over and said, "Family reunion?"  Several of us answered that we were online friends getting together.  I said, "Yeah, family reunion."  And several others agreed with that - including some of the ones who had already answered.

I had an appointment this past Thursday to get a temporary crown.  I hate white-knuckling it through dentist visits.  The nerves in my mouth aren't quite in the normal locations and the novocaine didn't entirely take effect.  And on Friday, I took my car back in for the final repair that doesn't have its own warning light.

Amongst all the above, we have to get a storage room emptied before the end of the month.   Guess who is in charge - and who has been doing a lot of the sort and toss that has already been done?

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