Tuesday, January 20, 2015


I am very content with life right now, but I have to stay it's been pretty "simple". Which I kind of planned purposely my 1st weeks of January to really get organized and balanced. Plus we have a puppy at home, so when we are not working -- we've really tried to stay at home.....

So due to my list of "interesting stuff", here is my "Currently post" for the winter!

Reading: I am currently reading "The Kitchen House", which I am having a very difficult time really enjoying. It's a good book, but it seems to be moving slow. Or I'm just moving slow. One of the two...


Frustrated: That I don't have a weekend off until February 20.

Feeling: At this moment, nostalgic. I'm helping my friend plan her music for her wedding in October. She had asked me what my processional song was, so while I was digging through my old "wedding stuff", I happened to pull out my wedding video. And 1 hour later, I found myself drinking a diet coke on the floor of our spare bedroom, computer in my lap, sobbing and blubbering like a sap watching my wedding! I can't believe we've been married 5.5 years. And I cannot believe how young we were!!!

Anticipating: My next Ragnar race! We are doing one in February in Phoenix (Del Sol). Ryan and I are the team captains this time, so lots of planning is involved. We have such a fun team, so it should be a great time!

Watching: American Sniper. We went to that last night in the theater for date night. Highly recommend it!! Bradley Cooper is not only dreamy, but shaping into an incredible actor. It was one of those movies where the entire audience exited in silence......

Sad: That Ryan left for Ohio today. Especially since he gets to meet up with his sister and our nieces/nephews, and then some of our friends from pilot school! Sometimes I get mildly jealous watching him getting to travel somewhere different every 2 weeks. Especially when he gets to see friends and family, and I'm stuck here. (That being said, I know when he travels it makes for very long days/weeks!)

Working: Hard! Winter brings a very busy time to the hospital! Most days lately, I find myself saying multiple times daily, "Where do all these sick people come from?! How can there be so many of them?? Won't we hit a point where eventually everyone's knees & hips will be replaced? Why won't these people stop falling down and breaking their hips, and then getting pneumonia?!" (Sometimes healthcare providers need to find humor in what we do...Please don't think we're cold.)

Grateful: For our winter weather! It is January 20, and is 75 degrees out today. My early morning run, is a perfect 40 degrees. I love this time of year.

Listening: To a new Pandora radio station called "The Piano Guys". It has a lot of strings music, but to modern music. It's fun music to cook to! (because you can sing along)

Wishing: That I had a crystal ball that would tell me that the decisions I'm making are right or wrong. But life would be boring then.....


Lisa from Lisa's Yarns said...

I heard that American Sniper was really good. The widow of the person the movie was about actually lives in St. Louis Park. I don't know if I could watch that movie, though. It just sounds so intense and I don't do well with intense movies... :/

That is a bummer that The Kitchen House is moving slowly for you... Hopefully it picks up soon!

Amber said...

We are going to see American Sniper this weekend! I'm looking forward to it.

Life is kind of boring for me too right now but in a really nice, quiet and kind of luxurious way. We had a CRAZY spring/summer/fall last year so whenever I start to feel bored or stir crazy I remind myself how burnt out I was and how this year is shaping up to be the same level of busy-ness and that helps me feel less guilty about relaxing so much!

Marlys said...

We are hoping to see American Sniper this weekend as we are staying in Wyndmere for the weekend due to a church function.
I am sure your work load is heavy with all the snowbirds living there now. We had a bad ice storm last Saturday morning and I heard the ambulances were so busy in Fargo, not only because of accidents, but because so many people were falling and getting hurt! I was snug as a bug in a rug that morning so didn't experience it!
Anxious to hear about the decisions you are making right now!