Today is my brother's birthday. He turned double digits. He is currently outside trying out his new heely's. Exciting for him! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY BROTHER! I can say that because, even though Daynah has passed me in height, Josh is still shorter than me : ).
I missed my anniversary of starting my blog! Who would have thought I would have started a blog. And I never really expected to still be blogging. I am not the most consistent at journaling (I've lost count of how many times I've started a journal and realize that I haven't journaled in a year). So, knowing that blogging was a lot like journaling, I didn't know how well I would do. So, what do you think? : ) (Minus the last month and a half, of course).
Here's a somewhat entertaining story. Well, maybe, but not really. Just exasperating. I don't know what God is trying to teach me right now, but apparently, I have 3 clients who enjoy being verbally abusive. Which means that for about 6 hours of my work week I get to hear kids say, "I hate you." "You're stupid." "I wish I had never met you." And I get to say in a calm voice, "I'm sorry you feel that way." "Remember, we are trying to work on choosing better ways to express our anger." Instead, I'd sometimes like to say, "Well, I don't like you very much either." "You're pretty smart yourself." "I don't much want to meet with you either." Oh, the joy of being a responsible adult. I am learning that I am a very patient person.
I am officially taking my last Friday off for a while. School schedules definitely start next week. : (. I am coping by doing nothing today. I thought of a blog topic earlier in the week, but my old brain forgot it again before I could get to a computer. I promise, Internet is coming to an apartment near me soon!
I only worked for an hour today. I only have two more weeks before school starts, so I am taking full advantage of not having clients scheduled on Friday's. I had to go into work to get rid of the on-call phone and sit through a super-exciting meeting (honestly, there is absolutely, positively no sarcasm at all in that sentence.) So here is the plan for the rest of the day:
Balance my checkbook Go grocery shopping Do laundry Dinner with a friend Friday Night Impact
Oh, and at some point in time I need to make it back to Dad's house because I am cat and plant sitting this weekend. And I might see if I can fit lunch with a friend in. Danell and I talked about it, but I don't think I could quite make it to Texas in time.
Speaking of Danell, she found out this week that she is having girls! I am super excited for her. She has started feeling a lot better and is growing by the day : ).
I am one step closer to getting Internet at the apartment : ). I asked some computer people some questions since I am absolutely, positively clueless when it comes to all things computer. I even lucked out and talked to someone who just happens to have an extra modem he is going to let me use so I don't have to buy my own!
I also was one step closer to getting pictures of the apartment. Well, one step closer being that I actually thought about it when my camera was close by and the apartment was clean. But maybe I'll just hold you all in suspense and say that if you want to see the apartment you have to come visit me. It could work. I could have house guests out the wazoo. Just think about it and get back to me.
Let's see. I am in my thirties and single. I love spending time with my family, friends, reading, playing games, and spectating (but not playing) sports. I was born in Illinois, raised in Georgia, and went to graduate school in Texas. I now live back in Illinois. I work at an agency doing in-home therapy with kids and their families. I attend Bethany Baptist Church and work with AWANA, volunteer in the nursery, and am active in the Career class. My favorite drink is Dr. Pepper (I even like Dr. Pepper Jelly Bellies). Winter is my favorite time of year and in the winter I love to curl up with a good book and a mug of hot chocolate.