Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Breaking News.

In light of breaking news, I am slacking on describing the Tennessee trip.
Amber is moving to Jersey. Yes, that’s right. I am about to become the ‘mom’ to a 15 year old girl. I love this kid with all my body (even the parts that have been removed). I love her with my non-existent gallbladder, with the tonsils and appendix that are long gone. That’s how much she means to me.
I am proud of her for realizing that she needed to make a change. She needed to find a way to better her life. A way to avoid following in others footsteps, especially the wrong ones.
She is so mature. I sometimes forget that she is not the little 3 year old that cut her hair under the dining room table and blamed it on the cat. She is a beautiful young woman who is standing up for herself and demanding better.
I just hope that I meet her expectations. This will be my biggest challenge so far. I have one thing to say: BRING IT!

Monday, August 1, 2011

I'm Home (randoms)

I'm home from the week in Memphis. It was a great vacation. I took my camera with me yet have very few pictures to share. I spent a lot of time hanging out with my sister and painting.

We painted paneling. I'll have pictures soon. It was super easy.

Mark, Amber, and I went to go see the X-Men: First Class. We liked it.

I finally caved and bought the iPhone 4. Well, technically, Mark bought it for me as a 3 year anniversary gift. I couldn't text on my old phone. Words on the right side were off limits because the letters: I, J, K, L, M, N, O and P were a task to click. I also couldn't dial and use the right numbers. If I hit 5, 2 would come up, and forget about the Zero. I've had the phone for 3 days and I love it.

I'm back at work and not too happy about it, but I'll get through it.