Saturday, February 19, 2011

Still Here!!!!

Hello everyone!!! Once has been way too long since I last blogged. And I thought that life was going to slow down once I was done with school......Boy was I wrong!!!!!

Now that I am done with school,Katie has been playing sports as well as Eric, and we have literally spent M-Th and every Saturday, over the past two months, attending basketball games for both kidlets. Phew....glad that is done! However, baseball is already going for Eric and Katie starts fast pitch next month. We have been so busy that I have not even been able to ride for the past three months. I haven't even seen the horses. Until today, because I am feeding them while Amber is gone this weekend, and boy did it feel good to run my hands under their warm blankets and breathe in their horsey scent. Ahhhhhh.....there is just something about a horse that makes it all feel better, right?

Oh, and of course Amber has been harassing me about getting a horse. I really want one, but I have been just too darn busy. Speaking of that, I am thinking about returning to grad school. me crazy, but I am really considering it. For one thing, there is now a part-time, advanced standing MSW program that will only take me one year to complete. And for another thing, once I have my MSW, I can do shift work at a hospital, which means that I won't have to work M-F anymore.
I am afraid that having always worked in the health care field has ruined me. This is because I have always worked three 12 hour shifts, or four 10's. And I hate to say it, but it really spoiled me, and I am not cut out to working M-F. Okay. There. It is out. So....anywho, I am going to meet with an advisor at UW to see about returning. Call me crazy!!!!
In other news, my family and I went on a great winter vacation last month to Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg ID. We went with some good friends of ours and we had a really good time. The resort has an indoor water park and it also has a gondola (20 minute ride!) that takes you up to Silver Mtn. The kidlets snowboarded and even I put on a pair of skis...something I had not done in over 18 years. Thankfully, I only fell once in two days of skiing, and I didn't break any!!!
Well, I hope you enjoy my update. I am going to try to catch up on every one's blogs tonight. Not that I will be able to keep up or!!!!!


BrownEyed Cowgirls said...

You look mighty good as a ski-bunny there Miss Melanie. :-)

Anonymous said...

Going back to school for a year isn't crazy. And I, too, prefer 3-12s or 4-10s to a M-F schedule. I'll work harder and longer to have more time to play.

Glad everything is well! Miss ya!

Carolynn said...

Going back to school....big choice. I'm toying idly with the notion of going to school, as well. All of that will have to wait until after 'The Wedding'.

allhorsestuff said...

I am sooo late..but it's all good between us!Right?!
Well, i am so with you about the hours of the working days...these days. My hubby and I like the vaired hours of 3-12s or 4-10s Sometimes every other..If we are working anf have jobs..that is good too!

You should gom if you can Mellie...go back to school. Nothing bad or wrong or even weird husband has been in school the entire time we've been married( some sort, maybe not traditional college). He kinda thrives in it unles it's math or computers..then he tanks.

Love this pictured wintery day..a few weeks ago.looked to be GREAT FUN!
Love to you and yours~
me -Kacy
LOVE my word veri word(letters)

Matt said...

Great job returning to school!!! Most people are either too arrogant to do so or they dont want to spend the time. You are doing what is best for your family. Great job!

Mary said...

Hello. I am Mary from Maine. I stumbled across your blog while browsing. I like the comments about your life. I will be checking for further posts.

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