Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Ok'd, etc.

It's been a busy couple of weeks, including our district gathering, thanksgiving, and a family wedding. Crazy-ness.

So, in interest of time here's what's been going on the past couple weeks.

*Ok'd is over and done with minus the meeting where we look over the evaluations. Overall, it seemed that it went well. The things I knew were going to be iffy, were, and the things that I knew were going to go well, did. At the food bank where the youth served on Saturday, the kids were able to help fill 4 semi's (24, 00o pounds!) that were people-bound as soon as they left the food bank! I couldn't help but feel this disconnect with everything the whole weekend however. It reminded me of the first week of VBS planning on internship year... being so busy managing last minute details I had a hard time gauging if things were going well or not.

*Home was great, thanksgiving was great, and my family was pretty great. My cousins and I sat around watching the Jesus videos and Borat on YouTube before our other cousin's wedding reception. "This suit is blacknot... this suit is black pause not " "Is this coffee? what is this? Is this rice?" "I am walking in the dirt. I am walking in the dirt and the rocks." heh. It still makes me giggle thinking about it.

*Ben and Jerry's in Forest Park Monday night and getting to tour the amazing townhouse on the walk back to my cousin's apartment. It was amazing. Hard wood floors, original radiators, breakfast nook, beautiful kitchen. Sigh. I wanted to move in right away. Too bad, I didn't have $580,000 just lying around.

*We took our first family pictures in 6 years. Will post later.

*Jamie's phone call on Friday... "So, hypothetically, if I were to buy you pajama pants..." :). Keeping Christmas traditions alive.

*Church with my sister on Sunday--the contemporary worshipper in me was very very happy.

*Daniel's window at Ok'd. They were amazing.

*Really really corny jokes. "What did tennesee?" "the same thing arkan-sas" and drummer jokes.

*Being able to decorate for Christmas and listen to my christmas songs without being mocked.

More later, blogger buddies! Happy Almost Advent!


ames said...

Sounds like things are in an upward swing in life. See you soon!