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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Silver Liningness, part IV, vol. 2

The week started out with a day off, and I feel like I've been catching up ever since. You know how it is when you "lose" a day....

But still, Monday was fun. No work. No school. Didn't do anything particularly special, just messed around at Garden of the Gods for a while. Not too good for the cracked rib, but... screw it.

On that note, however, the rib situation is much better today! In the words of King Julian: "I LIKE LAUGHING!" I can laugh without crying now! Couldn't necessarily say so a week ago.

Work is busy but fulfilling. I've got a class going on still and two private tutor students. That's about right, don't want anymore right now. I'm thankful to have a flexible job that I enjoy.

On that note, I started VoMo (that's "volunteer Mom") duties for this school year in Meego's classroom. I usually make myself available to his classroom teachers and then get paranoid if the teacher doesn't ask me to help out. She asked. I'm in. I get to do mindless work for her each week. It's nice.

Also nice, Magnum and I watched such a movie. The Station Agent. I don't even remember how I came to hear of this movie. Maybe one of those obscure Netflix recommendations. I took the bait and rented it. It's funny, sad, heartwarming, and I liked all of the main characters. Go watch.

Today is all fallish. Chilly and rainy. I like it. For now. *sings* "If you like pina coladas... and getting caught in the...."
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6 comments:

  1. Glad to hear your rib is feeling better and that work is going well.

    And you make light of the volunteer mom thing...but I know first hand how much teachers value and appreciate people like you. That's a good thing you're doing.

    I have been tempted to watch movies again lately. I may have to browse through some of your recommendations.

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  2. So glad you are feeling better! At least better enough for your sucker emblem to blaze on through into Meego's classroom! Don't worry - mine is in full-strength-mode, too...sigh.

    I'm reading a GREAT book this week - Hope, Faith and Charlie. Very moving personal memoir...

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  3. I didn't know you could sing...

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  4. GoG is always cool to go to, no matter how long you've lived here. Whether or not you can sing, I really hate that song.

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  5. Hi Abby -
    I've been crazy busy and just got around to checking on your blog. Ouch - you cracked a rib? That hurts an extraordinary amount. I have cracked three over my 20 years of dairy farming - ouch.
    Also, The Station Agent?! One of my favorite movies of all time.

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  6. Wow, I've never even heard of 'The Station Agent'. Have to check that one out...

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