This was been a pretty good week - so far. I don't want to jinx it either but I think, I hope things might just be on a bit of an upswing. No point in getting too enthusiastic.
This weekend is the big Ukrainian New Year's gala, which I am attending. First time in just about forever since I've been to one of these parties, and I am looking forward to it. And no, the widower isn't going with me, I'm going with a bunch of girls from work and other friends. Lots of food, again, and good Ukrainian dancing with someone. Though I will be the first to admit, rhythm isn't one of my strengths.
Widower hasn't called yet about date night. Almost just as well. I am finding that this new schedule I have to keep til April is going to kill me, or at the very least weaken me. I have to be at work by 7:30 AM two mornings a week to get to a French class, and in between these two mornings, RJ has to be at school at 7:30. Yesterday I practically feel asleep at the keyboard around 2 in the afternoon trying to keep awake. I am quickly becoming sleep deprived and am hitting the sack by 10 PM instead of the usual midnight. No doubt my April I'll be in dreamland by 9 pm!
There were a couple of jobs openings at work, including a posting overseas and I decided to apply for it. Right after I got that one, I caught wind of a couple of *really* great positions at one of the universities, what is really a dream job. If I get one of them, RJ would have free university tuition. AND I would be making a significantly higher salary in a shorter period than I would ever get where I am now. Europe notwithstanding! I haven't quite yet decided what to do, but given what I've learned about how our international stuff works, and what it won't get me in the three years I'd be gone, I am leaning towards university. I get these gut feelings when it comes to jobs, and I seem to know what will work for me and what won't.
Bottom line - being a single woman who needs a decent pension, I'm all over those last best ten years.
I had a whack of junk and viruses in the laptop. Who knows how they got there, but those nerdsonsite guys did the job - three hours later! Nothing was lost - this time. I really have to get my stuff backed up onto an external hard drive - never mind the four five USB sticks I've got thrown around the place.
That's about it. I need sleep!
Moving on .
I've been blogging for a few years now. Sometimes sporadically sometimes daily, but almost regularly. I have finally separated from XSU and starting to live a new life on my own. The original blog helped me get through the painful process of the end of the marriage, along with some bumpy roads dealing with a critically ill child in the midst of the end of marriage mess. Now this blog will see me through the new paths and adventures that life has to offer. Restructuring my life. My way. My experiences, ventings, musings on that whole big and not so big deal.