Its always a fun time of the year, getting all the family together and trying to keep out of the minor arguments that inevitably come up.
I enjoyed thanksgiving day, lots of good food. I put my christmas tree up Friday, the first time in 2 years. Now I just need to educate my cats on the importance of not destroying it... any suggestions?
I even managed to buy me an early christmas present online, and save $150. I got a Garmin nuvi 255W navigation device. I've wanted
In case anyone does read this, just thought I'd mention that I am going to try to stop by more often now, maybe not as much as I used to but at least more often than every few months :)
Things are kinda hectic now in my life. I just accepted a new job offer which requires me to move back to my home state of Indiana. Not a lot to do there, but at least I will be close to family. Plus the new job is a great opportunity, great career move, and pays 10k more a year!
At 2:10am on Thanksgiving morning my mother passed away. She had been diagnosed with kidney cancer only a month before, had surgery to remove one of the kidneys and sent home to recover. Then this past monday she went back into the hospital due to pain, and on wednesday we were told there was nothing that could be done. 12 hours later she was gone.
Honestly I couldnt describe how I feel, even if I wanted to go into that. Lets say its more of a numbness, sick type of feeling and leave it at
Well I've been off on a sabbatical so to speak for a while now, but things in my life finally settled down again, so I should be back on the site more often now.
Lots of things have happened since my last blog... In May I was able to go back to Europe again, for 2.5 weeks. I visited Ireland (Shannon, Limerick, Cork, Blarney, Kinsale, Adare), Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh), Belgium (Brussels, Brugge), Luxembourg city, and France (Rennes, Bayeux). It's hard to pick my favorite place, I
For those of you who may have noticed that I am not on much anymore I thought I would give you an update.
I've been busy with work and my thesis. Also following our Hockey team has become almost a job in itself, especially as we move into the playoffs.
Next week I am going to Toronto for part of my spring break, so I am definitely looking forward to that.
Thursday is Green Beer Day!!!! If you dont remember be going on about it last year this time, go