Friday, October 30, 2009

Missing my Fam

It's a little cold and a lot rainy here in Indianapolis tonight. My soup is warming me up a little, but boy I miss my family. RIght about now, I'm sure that Swanny is wrangling Swanny Jr. into jammies. Peanut has probably gotten her nightgown on (only because Swanny bet her she couldn't get changed before Swanny Jr. donned his pajamas). They'll be cuddling up in Swanny Jr.'s room with a book and then laying the little man down for bed. Swanny and Peanut may adjourn to the couch for some movie time or a game of some kind. Ahhhh, I miss them. The doggies are probably sticking close by too keeping watch and company.
I wish I was there with them to enjoy the oridinary little minutes that add up to make a day. The ones that you find, when you're out of your routine, that you miss so much.

For our blog followers, allow me to explain why I'm out of town and in doing so also give my excuse for being so absent from the blog in recent weeks. I have decided that I am not busy enough and to fill my "free" time, I would like to persue my master's degree. I've enrolled in a GREAT program at the University of Indianapolis that I think will meet all the needs that I have regarding graduate school--the ones that kept me from enrolling in it prior to now. I am this weekend spending the requisite time on campus for my first class. Each class requires one long weekend on campus along with pre and post coursework. It's quite an undertaking to complete the work for a master's level class in about 2 months with only 2 1/2 days of face time with an instructor, but I think it will work out just fine. I've enjoyed my first class so far--despite the fact that it is Research Methodology. Yikes.

Enjoy Halloween tomorrow everyone. I'll be relying on Swanny and Grammy to post lots of pictures of our little spooks! (Thanks by the way Grammy for coming up for Halloween!!).

See everyone on Sunday night!


The Mrs. said...

I was thinking about you today, Jen, wondering how your first LONG day of class as a grad student went. I still think you're crazy for undertaking such a huge task in your already jam packed life, but I'm also SO proud of you & awed by your continued dedication to the profession that you love and are so good at. Your dedication and drive is inspiring! Stay warm, happy studying, and safe travels on your way home Sunday!

Becky said...

Congrats Jen!!!! I can imagine how much you miss you sweet family. I would too. BUT, it is temporary and the end result will be beneficial. YAY YOU!!! p.s. when I go back in a 2-3 years, please remind me that it really IS ok. ;)

The Pink Cupcake said...

Good for you! I'm not gonna lie, grad school is hard, but the payoff is so worth it. It will all be worth it in the end, and you're a strong lady so I know you can do it!