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Offline molesworth

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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #30 on: September 07, 2021, 12:26:50 PM »
So how much education you get should depend on your climate.  Check.

 ;D  I guess that doesn't bode well for us in damp, drizzly Scotland then...
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #31 on: September 07, 2021, 02:19:01 PM »
So how much education you get should depend on your climate.  Check.

 ;D  I guess that doesn't bode well for us in damp, drizzly Scotland then...

There aren't seasons better than others?
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When everything seems to oppose you,
... When you feel you cannot even bear one more minute,
NEVER GIVE UP!
Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #32 on: September 07, 2021, 04:32:02 PM »
So how much education you get should depend on your climate.  Check.

 ;D  I guess that doesn't bode well for us in damp, drizzly Scotland then...

There aren't seasons better than others?

Well, there's mist season, rain season, snow season and sleet season, but we do get at least three days of sunshine per year  ;D

Seriously though, we do get reasonable Summers, and this year it's managed to get up to the high 20's, with long dry periods.  We have a special word for Winter though - "dreich" (ch as in loch) - which captures the climate in a sound.
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #33 on: September 08, 2021, 10:54:29 AM »
So how much education you get should depend on your climate.  Check.

 ;D  I guess that doesn't bode well for us in damp, drizzly Scotland then...

We've apparently got roughly the same weather here in Western Washington.  There are definitely a few months where school outside isn't a ludicrous concept, but not as many as there are in other places.  It's as though buildings were invented for a reason.
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #34 on: September 08, 2021, 12:03:18 PM »
So how much education you get should depend on your climate.  Check.

 ;D  I guess that doesn't bode well for us in damp, drizzly Scotland then...

There aren't seasons better than others?

Well, there's mist season, rain season, snow season and sleet season, but we do get at least three days of sunshine per year  ;D

Seriously though, we do get reasonable Summers, and this year it's managed to get up to the high 20's, with long dry periods.  We have a special word for Winter though - "dreich" (ch as in loch) - which captures the climate in a sound.

Heh.  I always joke that Texas has two seasons, Summer and Not Summer, but it actually breaks down more like this (thanks to a meme someone posted in Facebook):

Winter
Fool's Spring
Icepocalypse/Snowmageddon
Spring of Deception
Third Winter
The Pollening
Actual Spring
Noah's Ark
Summer
Hell's Front Porch <- we are here
False Fall
Second Summer
Actual Fall


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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #35 on: September 08, 2021, 01:12:54 PM »
Poor you. I hate cold weather.
Here we have a saying that describes each month. In Arabic they rhyme so they are memorizable.

September has its end wet in rain.
Between October and November there is another Summer.
(Both december and janjary are kenoun the first and kenoun the second), so in the kanouns stay in your home and increase your bread and oil. Also in kenoun keep the embers in the kanoun (another word for where you put the embers for grill-it means for warmth)
February, no matter how much it hit or kicked, it has the smell of Summer.
In March keep your big logs (for warmth), it has 7 big snows, not to mention the small (not anymore though)
The water of April enlivens the person

I forgot what there is for May and June

In July the water boils in the cup

August is flamy





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When everything seems to oppose you,
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Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #36 on: September 09, 2021, 10:44:52 AM »
Heh.  I always joke that Texas has two seasons, Summer and Not Summer, but it actually breaks down more like this (thanks to a meme someone posted in Facebook):

Winter
Fool's Spring
Icepocalypse/Snowmageddon
Spring of Deception
Third Winter
The Pollening
Actual Spring
Noah's Ark
Summer
Hell's Front Porch <- we are here
False Fall
Second Summer
Actual Fall



I've seen that go around labeled as several different places, though not here--for one thing, the one going around for us has a season, which we've almost hit, labeled "Spiders!"
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Re: Work after COVID
« Reply #37 on: September 30, 2021, 05:31:44 AM »
An unexpected update from my side is that I am coming to office and enjoying it!
The reasons might be:
I am not requested to come everyday, and there is no number of days that I am forced to attend..just that I attend often

I am not watched when do I come and go if I come. There is no hour that I am obliged to come at..If I come at 10, 11 ..no one will say anything

There is no electricity most of the day at home, which means no internet. Until we put a battery (should be soon after we finally found one), I enjoy working with internet the whole day at office

So, a mixture of rest and work seems to be alright with me ;)
“When you go through a hard period,
When everything seems to oppose you,
... When you feel you cannot even bear one more minute,
NEVER GIVE UP!
Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”
 Rumi