Friday, October 19, 2012

Brain dump of new news

So many things are going on here. This post will probably jump around and go in no particular order, which will bother my conscience a bit, but it is what it is.

For starters, Jacob got a new job. Its in Pennsylvania. Obviously, out of commuting territory, so we had to move. You should message me if you want our new address, since I am not foolish enough to post it here.
With this job, it is likely that Jacob will get deployed in 2014. He is working with the National Guard. Its a rewarding job on many levels. Going back to PA has no real significance to me. I just don't really care whereI live as long as I am with my family. The thing I have already picked out that I do not like is that there are sidewalks everywhere. I am much more comfortable in the country. Suburbia is not great in my opinion.

We need to find a church. This is a high priority. It is a difficult task as well. There are plenty of churches to pick from which is good. The search is just not that fun to me.  Prayers are appreciated!

The kids are not back in school yet. Pennsylvania is hard to get anything done in. You need every document ever known to man to just get a driver's license. It's really annoying! Our systems are so flawed. Illegal immigrants can get a lot of benefits that citizens can't even get, period. Then on top of that I can't get my kids in school or get a DL without all the documents not even needed by  the illegals to get those said benefits. Messed up!

I have partnered with another lady to relaunch a great blog called The One Minute Writer. You should totally check it out. Make it a part of your day. It's just 60 seconds! We give you a prompt and you write for one minute. It is fun! You can suggest writing prompts if you would like. We can always use new ideas! Fridays is our Flash Fiction day. On Fridays, you write a short story with the prompt given; typically the prompt is a bit longer than other days as well. Try it out, and pass it along to your friends. You can like us on Facebook as well! We are on Twitter too, but just getting the hang of that one. Look us up! We will love your support!!

I have a serious pain in my arm. I saw the Dr. a few months ago and learned I have tendonitis. Where most people get it in the back part of their elbow (tennis elbow) I have it in the front, where your arm bends. He has suggested getting a shot; I did not do it then because I had no insurance. But now. WOW. It hurts to just hold my coffee, and we CAN"T have that! I think I will be looking for a Dr. to get the cortisone. I am pretty sure packing, unpacking and carrying boxes around did not help the situation at all.

I am anxious to go to the Apple Orchard and get some Pennsylvania apples. It is apple pie season for me. I love making pies. Its something I am good at. They never last long in this house. I have heard of some new varieties and am looking forward to trying them out as well!

Guess I better get my day started! There are many thrift stores I plan to check out today...It's 1/2 price day today!! Coming from NC, our family is in dire need of some long sleeve clothes! I am hoping we find some sweet deals and fashionable clothes!

I hope you all have a blessed day!


rockinabbs29 said...

I hope you guys adjust well to your new home/town. I can't imagine moving further up north when I am so used to the south! Hope your arm starts feeling better too :)

Dusty (To the Moon and Back) said...

I miss you already! :( I'm glad you guys are settling in. I know how much of a pain it can be to switch licenses and such. Hopefully that gets straightened out soon!

1/2 off days??!? I need to come visit! :P

PM or text me your address and I'll have Gabby start writing to Candice soon! :)

C. Beth said...

We are looking for a new church too. Right now I think it's going to be a fun quest.... If it takes awhile, my feelings may change. :) God bless you guys!