It's not good when you get up and you feel like this guy because your job has become a drag. You know its time for change.
Leaving is sort of a double edged sword because there are people there that I really love and respect and also a few who I am not crazy about. So let's begin a new chapter in Julie's book of life experiences. This last day just crept up and as I drove to work this morning I thought how my route would be different. A change of scenery is like putting in a fresh set of eyes. I am up for that. I wanted to get through this week and just slip out the back door with little fanfare because well, I am sensitive and I have had my share of good-byes in the last 5 years and I don't like it at all. Good bye deaths, good bye marriage, & good bye friends who live far away and the visit never long enough. Anyways, I wonder something tonite.... Why do they call it a "GOOD"- BYE ? Really? What's so good about it? In any of the situations I just mentioned - they were not good. They are emotional. For me, good-bye is reserved for the "I probably won't see you for a while" kind of situation. Always it's someone I have enjoyed spending time with and I don't really want to say good bye. But life calls the shots - and I don't think it ever gets easier. Something in my head keeps saying "fork in the road".....
So, anyways I consult the Urban Dictionary for an answer to why the good in the good-bye.
Firstly it says: GOODBYE: The second worst word in the human dictionary. ( I agree but wonder what the first worst is).
It says it means leaving someone or something, and sometimes never seeing them again.
Then it tells me that