Be Happy Anyway

Be Happy Anyway
From Brave Girls Club

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Bold Images

From week to week this could start sounding like same stuff different day if I wasn't living with purpose. The other day I completed my application to return to my former school district. I had spoken to a former principal who said she hadn't heard of any openings so I wasn't expecting much right away. Surprisingly enough, three days later I got a call from personnel asking if I was available for this school year or if I was wanting to wait until the fall. I was driving in my car at the time (no lectures please) and would have hit the Interstate at the moment if she said we have a position for you right now. Fortunately, I didn't have to drive back to Texas that day. Instead, I have a job interview over the phone on Tuesday. Yay! Things are moving in the right direction. I am very excited.

The rest of the week was mostly the same stuff. I am still working out at the gym as often as possible. I bought some Glucosamine/Chondroitine to help with my joint damage. Hopefully that will eventually ease the pain I feel daily. (I fell on my kneecap when I was pregnant with my youngest.) There is no surgery for my condition at this point. I was able to exercise for an hour and a half on Friday which I promptly rewarded with a night out with friends.

Monday, James was invited to attend a hip hop class with a classmate. I sneaked a video peek.

Thursday, I took the evening off to take Caitlin to curriculum night to research more about the remaining high school years coursework. She will be focusing on art and fashion design. :-) Here is her latest piece of work for school.
My friend "A" and I went for martinis after work and then met her husband for dinner. It has been a long time since I have enjoyed the company of "grown ups." I will miss these people when I move back to Texas, but I hear they have a hankering for some Texas living as well, so there is always hope.

Thursday and Saturday, I spent with the pens and water colors.

 Wishing for some warmer weather.

Her hair is made of tissue paper and newspaper.

This week, I will be praying for more job interviews or at least for the interview I have on Tuesday to be successful.


MJ said...

I see that Caitlin has inherited her love of art from you!

I'm crossing my fingers & toes for you re: interviews this upcoming week!

Rieni said...

I love your artwork, and my fingers are crost for you interview!!!

miruspeg said...

Oh Annemarie, living boldly is certainly paying dividends for you!
Good luck on Tuesday with that job interview. Please let me know as soon as you know the result.

Caitlin's artwork is outstanding, I am so happy she is pursuing art and fashion design, as she has immense talent.

Keep shining my wonderful bold friend!!
Big hugs
Peggy xxxxx

Tricia said...

Crossing my fingers for you. Lovely art - very nice :)

GG said...

your daughter is very talented....nice art work.....have a safe trip back and good luck on your interview

Thinkie said...

Texas, say whaaaat?! did I miss something? I hope the interview went well?

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