Thursday, March 24, 2011

I Love The 80's!

Completely random title for my completely random post.

· I am thrilled to report that Brian received his promotion. There will be more travel involved but when he’s not traveling, he’ll be home. No more cube farm. No more Outage Widow. In return, I’ll (hopefully) have a happier husband who is expanding his technical knowledge by answering technical questions, the part of his job he really enjoys.

· We have moved into our new digs. We’re a little off the beaten path, but in the city. I think I may go crazy here. There is no place for the kids to make a mess. I cannot stand clutter and here, every mess is right in the middle of a narrow walkway. Or in our very small kitchen. Where Little People always seem to be where I am. We’re located in a very quiet cul-de-sac where the most daily traffic is the home health nurses that visit someone across the street.

· It’s been 16 years since I graduated from high school. How did that happen?

· I took a much needed break from my scrapbooking business and am glad to be back in the swing of things. My groups are growing and this is a good thing! The new catalog is fabulous, perfect for spring and summer. However, I’m sad. In our new house, we have to use my quilting table for our dining room table. No space to create or leave my projects out. Of course, that didn’t stop me from buying fabric yesterday to make a queen-sized quilt.

· It appears spring is upon us, and I, for one, could not be more thrilled. Spring brings warmer weather, my birthday and my annual weekend away at Auntie Jo’s. Only 5 weeks away. I love the drive, alone, to Houston, coming into town on the West side, driving through the Galleria and downtown, just feeling the energy of the city. When I reach my destination, I feel like I can finally take a deep breath and relax. And Auntie Jo can prepare a very smart cocktail which helps to melt the stress away.

· Free advice: People are never what they seem on the surface. What seems perfect and put together, never is. Everyone has their secrets. Act accordingly.

· Of course, we’ve been to the doctor. In fact, Bubba spent the first weekend of Spring Break in the hospital. Our latest ER experience had me a little aggravated. I am grateful for a doctor I can talk to and explain my concerns. I find I’m a teeny bit brand loyal. I want my doctor, all the time. I mean, Dr. Hadeed would never make us wait until 3pm before rounding on us. On the day we were to be discharged. Today, Bubba has a fever, and I am fighting the urge to take him to the doctor.

· Reagan Roux-Roux broke her leg last month. Thankfully, the cast finally comes off on Monday. The only month longer than this: the last month of pregnancy. Apparently, there’s a reason ballet dancers wear special shoes. Flip-flops aren’t appropriate dancin’ footwear. Now you know. Orthopedics: another Cook’s specialty on our medical team.

· I always feel most inspired to write in my blog when I have the most to do.

· My perfect place: laid out on a beach somewhere. Feeling the sun and the wind. Listening to the ocean. Before I was married, I used to keep a chaise beach chair in my car, just in case I got the opportunity to go to Galveston. I was proposed to on the beach (per my demands) and married on the beach. I hope to retire to the beach someday.

· Oh, and I do love the 80’s.


Oilfield Trash said...

Wow so much activity.

Congrats on your man getting a promotion.

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the promotion. A whim of prose, nice post.


Jackie said...

WOW, busy time for you all!!! I miss you and WHERE in the world did you move to???

Jackie said...

Oh, and I love the 80's TOO!!! Hence the 80's MNO I planned for MOPS!!!