Happy - and still going

We did a good job last night with launching a new application, although the road there was a bit bumpy.

My “stay happy whatever approach” was close to collapsing a few times but instead took a turn into near madness. A lot of singing and some dancing got me through the day.

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I listened to Vasa Gospel, and their CD Precious Lord on the way in.

They are a gospel choir from my corps in the Salvation army. Great! This CD is so well sung, well produced and well played. If you only hear one gospel CD in your life then this is a pretty good candidate.

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Happy week - so far so good

Well, well, well - this happy week stuff seems to be working… One day with no anger and everything is dandy. Did take to much effort either.

I even managed to handle some bumps in the road yesterday, with some laughter and dancing (?!?!) instead of digging graves. There might be something here.

If this continue i will have to extend the period - let me get back to you on that.

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Babies and their parents III

OK - i was wrong, a bit at least.

Met my friends and their new daugther last Friday -and it’s a completely new life for them. Especially for the father. I was great to see though - a lot of love in the air. So - the “still being us”-thing will probably fade for a while but i am sure that it will come back and that they will watch sopranos late at night even though the baby needs to sleep.

But they will never fall into the super-parents-trap! I am sure of that at least.

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Be good!

Last week i was in a terrible mood here at work. I am embarrassed even to think about it…This has to do with me not being happy about the situation we are in at my customer.

But i noticed one strange and weird thing: the more moody and angrier i got, the worse the situation got (or seemed to be).

So this week i am trying a whole new approach: i will not be angry a single time at work (and not a home either i hope :-)). A all in all positive approach is the credo of this week. It will be a good lesson for my self and also an experiment to see if it really works.

So to start things off, in the words of ET: “BE GOOD!” (and let’s see where that takes us - Marcus)

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CD from Eikanger-Bjørsvik

I bought the CD Twenty supreme years by Eikanger-Bjørsvik a week ago. You will never be disappointed with release from them. The playing is absolutely stunning and the arrangements are great. Some really quirky music, but hey - who cares?

If you don’t have it - get it now!

PS. When the cover is opened a friend of my can be seen playing the horn, with mute. Way to go Trine. DS

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Babies and their parents II

When i wrote about babies and their parents it caused a small stir here at the office, of course from the parents here. Apparently babies will take up all your spare time.

Anyhow - my friends, that was late pregnant, has now had a little girl. We are going there tonight and i am really looking forward to meeting them and her.

And also see if they still are the same people or if there has been major changes to them -as it have to be according to my co-workers. I won’t promise to eat anything if not but i sure hope that its still my old friends and not super-mum and dad.

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Brassband silly season

My band, the <span id=”SPELLING_ERROR_0” classVasa band of the Salvation Army, is entering the busiest season of the year - the Christmas season! I counted to 9 gigs during this season with different sizes of the band.

If brassbanding had as much to do during all of the year as under the Christmas season there would be a lot of more professional bands around, i can promise you.

One thing that strikes me every year this happens (i.e. almost every year) is that it’s so easy to get lost in the busy-ness surrounding Christmas. This is also well known, we say this to each other each year; but do we remember the true reason for Christmas: Jesus and his coming to this earth for you and me.

During the gigs we have we will have lots of opportunities to introduce pieces and this will be my main theme this year;...

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