All set. Ready to party.
Monday, January 26, 2009
All set. Ready to party.
Posted by Kim at 6:58 AM
Sunday, January 25, 2009
Is that what you call it when you feel like there's nothing you can really say that matters? I'm not trying to sound melodramatic or self-pitying, it's just I don't know what to say. I feel like such a cliche really--the whole January blues thing and all--but that doesn't seem to fit this year...
It's more like life is happening but nothing seems noteworthy outside the realm of my own little world. I'm here plugging along as I always do, trying to enjoy each day (and having pretty decent success, which future posts will show) but with a bunch of stuff hanging over my head--looming might be the right word--and feeling somewhat paralyzed by it all.
I wish I could say my lack of posting has left me with time to tackle organization projects like Annee has done or that I have read scores of books, but it would not be true. I guess I'll just write some catch-up posts and hope I get my groove back sometime soon. I'm so sick of not having a new post up I can't stand it. Aarggh. Could I make my kids post to earn their allowance?
Posted by Kim at 12:58 PM
Sunday, January 11, 2009
Last night Dave and I went to the holiday lab party thrown by his group for all the many lab employees that make pathology run smoothly. We've attended every year since we've been here and Dave is usually the only pathologist there. It's a fun, eclectic group of people. I am getting to know many of the people who attend from previous years and from the blood donor dinner that Dave is in charge of every year.
This is the funny story though...last year a young girl who works in histology was at a table where Dave introduced me as his housekeeper. He said something about not being able to find a date and bringing me, his housekeeper, instead. I wasn't paying attention so I had no idea that was the joke. Well, the joke is on her because several months later someone mentioned "Dr. Newton's wife" and she was surprised to find out he was married already. She thought I was really the housekeeper and they made fun of her for ages. In fact, at the party this year I was referred to as the housekeeper MANY times.
One thing that is always funny to me at these things is the way EVERYONE calls Dave "Dr. Newton". I suppose he IS Dr. Newton but those of you who know him know what I mean when I say it is kind of funny. I am the woman behind the respected Dr. Newton, or at least his housekeeper! LOL
Posted by Kim at 2:46 PM
Posted by Kim at 2:19 PM
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
You know what would help my posting habits? My kids going back to school!
They will be going back on Thursday, January 8th, assuming everyone remains healthy and we don't get pummelled with more snow. On Sunday church was cancelled because we had so much snow. It was a lovely, quiet, relaxing day. I have loved having them home and enjoyed the days of freedom from homework, ect. but I am ready for some peace and quiet. Despite their promises of reform to not fight (following a loss of privileges) they remain loud and somewhat obnoxious.
But back to Christmas. It was quiet and filled with joy. Santa found his way to our house and left many treats.
Jake has enjoyed his new bathrobe a bit too much. Who knew he would never get dressed again of his own free will? His addiction to Animal Crossing Wild World for DS is not helping him to get out much either. Can you believe he logged 26 hours in the first three days and finished the game?! Crazy. His buddy Trevor is equally addicted so that's not much help.
Ben enjoyed a Christmas of many new guns. There is laser tag, nerf dart tag, and a nerf-type machine gun. Some video games with skating and snowboarding as well as new RockBand favorites have also kept him busy. Is there ever a time when Ben is not busy? Not really.
It was a great Christmas.
Posted by Kim at 2:21 PM