All this coronavirus stuff is wildin', huh? It got even more wild last week because I am NOW an ESSENTIAL WORKER in the MEDICAL FIELD!!! Woot! I got a new job!!! I gave up all hope of being released from furlough from my previous job and have been job hunting and applying since middle of … Continue reading The New Normal (and a little life update)
In case you got the wrong idea let me set you straight right now: I am not truly adventurous.
Two things still confuse me about this state: 1. Why are there so many toll roads? And 2. If Texas is the only state in the country to have 85mph speed limits, then WHY are there so many people that go 10mph UNDER?
I could talk for like an hour about how I thought about this this and this and that is why I ended up in this town, but honestly it was kinda a whim. It was a random connection that my family made who passed that connection onto my sister who passed it onto me. And that new connection was a stranger but they offered me a bed for a little bit while I got on my feet. There was a PTA school here, yes, and the school was on my list, yes, but other than that I was truly walking blind here.
If you remember correctly, I'm living temporarily with an older couple who has an extra room. I'm currently free-loading because they have refused all of my attempts to pay rent, utilities, etc. I think I'm gonna start stocking the house with random things like toilet paper or milk just to contribute something at all. Not that that makes up for much...
Last week I was invited to my first party since moving here and – I kid you not it – according to the thoughts that were racing through my head it was as if I were in eighth grade again and preparing for a very important event that would subsequently determine my social standing for the rest of the year.
For some reason this new state has accepted me as their own and I am the proud new owner of two new license plates for my car! Not that I should be all that surprised. I mean, it's quite typical that when you follow the instructions online that you typically have a swift and pain free experience with the county clerk.
About a month or so ago, actress Jenny Mollen was bitten on the finger by her 2 year old son Laz and her finger went numb and remained numb for several weeks. On Sunday, September 8th I ate a spicy piece of fried fish and my upper lip started to burn and has kept burning off and on for the last five days.
I woke up to the lowing of cattle, which means that I have officially arrived. I have arrived in the land of palm trees. Of vast open ranches. Of dense shrubbery. Of oil pumps bobbing up and down. Of cool mornings and blisteringly hot days.
There are certain types of people who get in their cars - alone - and willingly drive for more than 6 hours in one day. I call these people - "Crazy people".