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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The Beginning of the week.......

What day starts the week?

Many of my blog readers are retired or working part time - but do you consider Sunday or Monday the beginning of the week?

I have been self-employed for many years, so I don't have a regular work schedule. I am now working part-time at a tax office, but I am able to pick my own hours.

I was looking over my appointments for the week, and I am also starting to keep track of how much time I spend walking or exercising. I want to track the number of hours per week that I do these activities, and a thought came up. Do I start with Sunday or Monday?

In the past, I had some calendars that started the week with Monday and I was always putting the appointments on the wrong day, because I didn't look at the date at the top of the square, I just looked at the squares to figure where the day was. But the days were in the wrong place.

So, I say Sunday is the beginning of the week, but someone that only has Sat and Sun off work, probably says Monday starts the week.

Ok, so this may be a wierd way of thinking about things, but thats how I am. After all, I am living in "Teri World".

8 comments:

  1. I have always thought of Monday as the start of a new week..but I also think of a new year starting when school begins!..so I guess I am living in my own world too!..enjoy life in yours!!

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  2. European calendars start with Monday and American calendars start with Sunday.

    I too am self employed. There is no beginning and no end!

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  3. Has always been Monday for me regardless of what I was doing or where I was at. Don't figure that is going to change any time soon....

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  4. When I'm working my Monday could fall on Thursday. When I'm not working, it just don't make any difference.

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  5. I think it's because I think of the beginning of the week as the first workday - because Monday always seems like the first day to me. When I retire, I'll let you know if it changes. LOL

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  6. Right now my work week starts on Tuesday. I guess the beginning of the week changes depending on where I'm volunteering. When I take this summer off, I'm guessing it will move back to Monday for me. :)

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  7. Monday for me as I always had to go to work on Monday. I still like Saturday and Sundays as they aren't "business" days ... especially since D died I have hated the business stuff. This from some one who worked with numbers and was a numbers person for years. I think I've done a flip and flopped over to the artsy side now.

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  8. That is a good question! I got a calendar like that once myself, and had to stop using it for the exact same reason.

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Hi, I welcome your thoughts and comments.

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