Updates

I hate it when people go weeks without posting, especially when it’s me. I wanted to do a post about some things that have happened since I last wrote.

First of all, we had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We decided to eat at my house this year since we have more room than mom and dad (and we have a dishwasher!!), and we thought we were going to have 19 people eating this year. We actually ended up with 23 because 3 of my cousins from Atlanta and a friend of theirs decided Wednesday night that they were coming too! It went off without a hitch, the food was great as usual (thanks to mom).

Robyn, Renee, Aunt Carol (mom’s sister) and I left at 4:30am to go shopping on Black Friday. Mom and Granny usually go, but mom stayed back with Granny this year and they caught up with us at O’Charley’s for lunch and some of us stayed in WR and shopped until 4 that afternoon. Robyn and I were wrapping presents later in the evening and while we were wrapping, my granny suddenly started feeling really tired and weak. To make a long story short, she passed out at the dining room table and we called 911 (at first we thought she’d either had a stroke or died!) The ambulance took her to the hospital where they determined that she has an irregular heart beat and that’s probably what caused it. They got home around 1am and my aunt took her home to S.C. the next day. She’s seen her Dr about it and they are trying to decide what to do for her. We are SO thankful that it was not something serious!

Josh and I are in Miracle on 34th St (along with Steve and Jill) at Perry Players, which opens tonight. Until a couple days before Thanksgiving, we had a Santa that looked totally authentic, fat with a real white beard and twinkling eyes and everything… and then they discovered he has an ulcer and his doctors said the play would be too much stress on him. So we ended up with a 35 year old Santa with a fake white beard and belly padding. He really is doing an amazing job, though, especially since he only got the script right before Thanksgiving!! It’s just too bad about our original Santa, he could’ve fooled any age child! We all get to be in the Perry Christmas Parade this Saturday, I’m sure that’ll be fun.

I have been applying for several months for another part time job and Zaxby’s called me on Wednesday for an interview and hired me on the spot. I am pleased with the pay, they are allowing for the fact that I have experience (albeit that was 10 years ago!). They are going to work me day shift, 15-20 hrs a week, off Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (for Dr Sumrall’s).

The last chapter in the Elwin saga ended today, thank goodness! I took him to get his jaw wire removed and he’s home and happy and his old self again!

That’s pretty much all that’s happened of late!

8 Years ago today…

Life was alot different! Josh and I were still at the church trying to get outa there and off to our honeymoon! Then we came home to live with mom and dad, which lasted for 2 years (most of which was not too bad, actually!) And then it seemed kinda like we got married all over again when we bought our first house and lived alone together for the first time 🙂 It’s been 8 wonderful years and I love him more today than I did then, and I appreciate him more and more as the years go by. Thanks, Monk for being such a wonderful husband!!