Wednesday, December 22, 2010

One Tippy Toe at a Time . . .

. . . is how you ease back into blogging after an extended absence, No?

Did anyone see the Lunar Eclipse?  When we went to bed last night, it was too cloudy to see much of anything, but around 3 o'clock this morning, it was very red and super cool.  Insomnia has its privileges. 

Baby Boy and I finished our Fall semesters successfully.  Whew!  I took 15 hours this semester, and let me just say that was too many.  Housework, schoolwork, sanity in general . . . it all suffered.  I'll be pulling back to part time in the spring.  Well . . . not exactly part time, but less than 15 hours.  Let's just say that. 

Great news!  I finally received my acceptance letter to my first choice university.  I have one more semester at the community college and then I'm headed for the Big Time.  I think Baby Boy is going to take another 2 or 3 semesters before he's ready to transfer.  He has a very strategic plan.   

I'm still trying to get motivated for Christmas. 

My sister bought a new house and graciously hosted Thanksgiving Dinner there, but it looks like it's back over here for Christmas Eve Dinner for Mom #2's daughter and her brood and Christmas Day Dinner for my family this year. 

I won't bore you with all the details, but I have extreme entertaining anxiety, and I am not looking forward to any of it.  I hate holidays, but I've already got the house-cleaning list up on the white board.  Grab a pair of rubber gloves and come on over if you have any free time.


Did y'all see Fabio win Survivor?  I thought he was so cute during the season, but on the reunion show, I didn't really care for his haircut.  I liked it better long.  Not that he's asking me for any styling tips now that he has a million dollars.  I could use a donation though, so if any of you know him personally, send him by my house, LOL. 

OK, I think that's all for now.  I'll try not to be such a stranger.





Until next time . . .

9 comments:

topsy-techie said...

Great to hear from you, Mom1!! We knew you had been busy, busy, busy, but it is always great to get an update. HUGE congrats on your college acceptance!! I hope you will keep us posted in all those extra hours you have next semester. ;)

:)De said...

Always good to hear from you. Did you hear me hollar a howdy to you back in October when I was in your neck of the woods? Congrats on finishing and getting your first choice. What a shining example you are!

Peace

Holly said...

Congratulations!

Merry Christmas.

Obi-Mom Kenobi said...

Congrats on the college selection! How exciting!

Jennifer in Vancouver said...

Hey - we missed you Mom#1 - and it's great to see you back. Great news on heading off to university! Hopefully, you won't be too busy to keep up-to-date.

I share your entertaining anxiety - but I know it will go well.

All the best during the holidays!

karisma said...

Hey lovely! Nice to see you are alive and kicking! Glad things are looking good in the learning dept. Hope you have a smooth and stress free entertaining time! LOL! I am opting for an easy one this year. Big hugs and smoochies mwah xoxoxoxoxoxox

Ami said...

About time you let us know you were still alive!!

AS for the house thing??

::uploading xanax:::

Holmes Family said...

Welcome Back!! :) You should everyone coming to your house clean. Have a prepping for New Year cleaning party. Well we can dream right. ;)

Tara said...

So nice to see you pop up in my reader today -- I've thought about you!
Congrats on the school news to both of you and best wishes for a great holiday.

(Totally with you on the stress thing... woke up with a post party anxiety attack today! LOL)

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