Tuesday, February 28, 2006


I found out today that my center is staying open until AUGUST 25TH! I'm completely annoyed! I hate that they expect us to bend to their every whim with no warning whatsoever. "We're closing March 10" "No, wait make that March 29th" "NO wait, August 25th" "What you've planned a vacation, doctors appointments, and committee meetings? That's too bad. OH, and NO we don't know what your schedule will be".

I've had a lot of tenured employees with vacation leave because they were told they would be jobless. They are now in jobs where they don't have benefits.

I guess on many levels me still having a job is good. It's too late for me too pick up more school hours this semester, it will be better for us when when fill out loan applications, and it may help our custody case. BUT it's still annoying.

Sunday, February 26, 2006

It's A Feast!

Sometimes I make great meals. Today was evidently one of them. As I set everything on the table, Christy proclaimed, "It's a feast! We've got turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and corn!" The turkey was on sale for .69 a pound. A family of 6 can't resist a deal like that! I've had it for a while, but this was the first week I remembered to get it out to thaw so we could have it for the weekend.

Kurt and I are both sick-ish. We've got hot and cold flashes, stuffy heads, and alternate stuffy and runny noses along with a horrible come and go headache. It's been since Wednesday night. I hope it ends soon.

On an awesome note, this was the last weekend I have to work. My program is going M-F from 8 am to 9pm this next week. Plus I took days off so I only work M W and F this week!

Kurt has to go to MO for work the first week in March. I'm not excited about it in the least. Plus since we have Parent Teacher conferences he'll have to go, come back, and the go again.

I got our vacation scrapbook done. It's 26 pages in 8.5 x 8.5 size. I'm really impressed with a couple of the pages. I should be a scrapbooking Diva and scan in some of the pages. Now I'm working on one of Ryan as well as miscellaneous pictures I have lying around.

A Feast!

Monday, February 20, 2006

The Kiss Posted by Picasa
The Wedding Party Posted by Picasa
Mr and Mrs Posted by Picasa
The Wedding Feast Posted by Picasa
White Roses Posted by Picasa
The Exchange of Rings Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Still Waiting

I haven't gotten any wedding pictures from the Wonder Twin yet. He didn't have a cd to burn them to last night so when I went to get them today the mailbox was empty :-(

Why is it that right after I move or change my name I get free address labels in the mail? I had some arrive from the March of Dimes the day after the ceremony. UGH. It's hard to get something for nothing these days!

Thursday, February 09, 2006

More Changes

As of 1 o'clock February the 8th, I became a Mrs! Kurt and I got married in our civil ceremony (in our living room). Rikki, Amy, and Brian were in attendance along with the magistrate and the dog. It was short and sweet. We are still having our Wedding in June in front of friends and family. This earlier ceremony came about so I can continue to be insured after my job ends.

The five of us went and celebrated at Biaggis. Kurt and I spent the night in the Roman Suite at www.super8ofurbana.com. It was VERY nice ( i was shocked)(plus we got a great deal since it was in the middle of the week).

Hopefully I will have pictures soon. It was a wonderful day. So far it's been a very successful marriage :)

OH and we sold the other house too!

Friday, February 03, 2006

In front of the Paddle Wheel Posted by Picasa
Erosion exhibit at the American River Museum Posted by Picasa
The Main Altar at the Basilica in Dyersville Posted by Picasa

Thursday, February 02, 2006

The Home Stretch

Tonite and Sunday are the last two nights that I will have to work until midnite. Starting on Monday, my program at work will start closing at 10pm. Thank goodness! Kurt and I need the sleep. Our schedules do not jive at all with me not getting home until 12:45 or 1 am.

Work has begun to have state services coming in to help us "dislocated workers". I have a feeling as we get closer to the closing date the staffing around here is going to be pretty pathetic.

I was a bad girl and skipped both my classes this week. I was just too exhausted to go.

Tomorrow is our pretrial hearing for the custody case. It's also the day that the mediation and trial dates will be set. Pray for an open date soon. Unfortunately it will probably be sometime this summer. Let's hope "good things come to those who wait" is true.