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Autumn Is In The Air

I am definitely feeling autumn.


It's not just the crisp, chilly mornings, but everywhere I look - colors are changing. There are also numerous festivals going on in the area. Since it is the harvest season, people are out apple picking or pumpkin hunting. A few blocks from where I work, DC is celebrating the first Free Street Food Event, and I could already hear my coworkers rambling about going.

I am feeling festive today. The pressure is off as my company's last board meeting of the year concluded yesterday, and that I am looking forward to a long weekend. Three and a half to be exact since my office closes at 1 PM on Friday. I can finally breathe and just cruise through the end of the year.

This fall, I have so many things to look forward to:
  • drive to the Shenandoah National Park and marvel at Virginia's fall foliage
  • apple picking and eating apple fritters
  • more time off from work - I've accumulated 140 vacation hours.
  • November trip
  • half days and holidays
  • possibly spending New Year at home in Hawaii
  • family birthdays
  • work holiday luncheon
  • holiday bonus
  • my blog to be included in PEBA's Top Ten Blogs for 2010. (Please vote here.)
I am thankful for everything in my life.

Comments

  1. oh Kayni!

    i'm missing "holiday bonus" X n, hehehe.. haay...

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  2. we never get holiday bonus :(

    i'm looking forward to a leef peeping drive too.

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  3. "140 vacation hours"--pwede makahingi? ang dami nyan ha!

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  4. We don't get holiday bonus, just gift card. And if you work on holiday, your pay is doubled.

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  5. oh god kayni i love that photo. i always love the feel of autumn, though i never experienced it myself. i am glad everything is okay with you and i am thankful you are happy.

    kayni, i would like to invite you to an event i am hosting at my blog, and your readers too! i hope you can join!

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  6. really! office close by 1pm??so envy you...

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  7. it's nice to always have something to look forward to, no? sabi nga nila, it makes life worth living.

    happy weekend, kayni! :)

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  8. Where are you going in November? :)

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  9. wow! you have it planned all the way to New Year.. :) Enjoy your long weekend, sis!

    I'm still waiting for the autumn leaf that you were gonna send me. Remember? 2 years ago? Hehe!

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  10. we have a long weekend here too. 4 days! thank god for breaks like these right? hope you're having a great weekend kayni!

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  11. yeah a lot of nice things to look forward to. good luck kayni.

    have a great week ahead!

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  12. @pm, i'll be checking your blog today :). this sounds fun.

    @wits, i'm going to europe next month.

    @sis G, i don't think i ever got your address :)

    @mumsified, absolutely, i love long weekends.

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