Thursday, February 25, 2010

Woot! Woot! Cha Cha Cha

The waiting is over.

The wondering is over.

Ahhhhhh...... Big sigh of relief....

Brilliant, wonderful, kick ass Papa Echo found a great job as a management consultant for an Australian company. His first project will be in Canada and will last for about a year. They will fly him home on the weekends.

While it will be a HUGE adjustment to not have him here all the time, there are many great benefits that I am choosing to focus on...

  1. A paycheck!!!
  2. The company will fly him not only home, but anywhere that has a lesser than or equal to airfare. Therefore... wherever the kids and I go, he will just fly there. Let's say, for example, I had a friend that the kids and I went to visit. He would fly there and then back to work. It would work really well, if I had someone to stay with... hint, hint, hint.
  3. The kids are excited to get passports because of course we have to go visit him in Canada this summer.
  4. Did I mention, I'm excited about the paycheck?
I did have to change things around with my new job. I will no longer be working full time at the nursing home. I will be a "relief worker" which means that just before the schedule comes out, I can call and fill in whatever shifts are left. I'm not sure how much I will be able to fill in, but it's nice to have that option still out there.

Way to go Papa Echo!!!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Unanswered Questions

I am going to start off this post with the following...

...Stop reading if you don't want to hear my temper tantrum...

I am officially stomping my feet and pounding my fists in the air.


I thought we would know by now the status of possible employment for Papa Echo... Do I know?

When will we know?
I don't know

Will I be able to work at my new job if Papa Echo gets this new job?
I don't know... probably not

What am I to say to my boss?
I don't know

What can my schedule be for the next month?
I don't know

What vacations will we take this summer? (asked by all three kids)
I don't know

How often will I see Papa Echo once possible job starts? (asked by me)
I don't know

Will I be an okay single mom?
I don't know

How will the kids react to Papa Echo gone for long periods of time?
I don't know

If this job doesn't come through, then what?
I don't know

My grandpa is now in the hospital. Why?
I don't know

What do the doctors say?
They don't know

I need some answers soon or there might be some BIG problems...

Friday, February 12, 2010

Still waiting and anticipating...

Patience. is. not. a. virtue.

And, it's over-rated!!!