Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Officiality

Well boys and girls, it's official. In three weeks from now, I will only have one job.

I can hardly believe it myself. No more running headlong from one side of town to the other and back, trying to cram in as many working hours as possible. More cooking dinner for my family. No more stressful days spent without any actual sunlight. More spending time with friends in the sunshine. Less work, more play. Less money, more frugal. Less better, more best.

I am looking forward to more gardening, more time with my hubby and my friends. I am looking forward to me time: spiritually & emotionally. I am looking forward to working out, playing, studying.

New priorities. New job description. New lifestyle.


It's time for summer.

Of course, I still have three more weeks of my dual role. I will make it through valiently without giving up. These are the hardest weeks. But I refuse to burn bridges and yet still want to go out flaming.
Yes, it is definitely time for summer. Wanna come over? We'll grill, play in the park, sit on the hammock & sip some tea. I want to be tan, I want to feel more alive, I want to grow things. I want to get my house in order; I want to get myself in order. I guess I will still have plenty of work to keep myself busy.

15 comments:

Kris said...

congratulations!
sounds like you are heading in a fun, new, exciting direction!

james said...

you're not leaving me here by myself are you?

anne said...

Yes James. Yes I am.

james said...

noooo....this isn't good...what am i to do?

anne said...

You will just have to keep reading my blog, I guess. :)

heather said...

yeah! anne! this is good news. i'm glad that you're taking care of yourself and your family and your sanity in this way. your kitties will be glad to see more of you, too.

anne said...

My kitties will be thrilled to see more of me! :) Plus, I can come over to have lunch with you whenever I want! And go for a lovely lunch walk with you in your tenni's!

Jean said...

wanna come for walks to the park? :)
Yay for one job. I'm so proud of you for making this huge decision!! It'll be awesome to be doing something you absolutely love. :)

Carbon said...

More time for yourself is always good.

anne said...

Thanks for the encouragement.

And yes, my Jean, I do want to come for walks in the park. Many walks in many parks. :)

shawn said...

Wow! Didn't see that one coming! Congrats though. That's really awesome that you get to make that step. So with all this free time does it mean you are thinking about starting to fill it with some little ankle biters of your own?? :)

anne said...

Pssh...ankle biters. I already have three of those, silly. Ok, so only one of them bites ankles. But still.

No, we've got a couple more years. Whew...

Besides, it's not really so much about free time, it's more about less stress time.

kassi said...

Great! I'm happy for you and your newfound time to spend doing things you love.

Shawn said...

Well glad to hear you aren't being quick to jump on that train ;) I know our two ankle biters are more than enough as well. And Katie would like a 3rd also. She keeps talkin about wanting a Himalayan, but our Persian sheds enough already for five cats! I don't even know what we would do with another a long-haired cat. I suppose we wouldn't need blankets or carpeting anymore!

anne said...

Yeah, you can really only handle so much. We only have one long-haired, but she is plenty. There is a lot of sweeping and dusting that goes on at my place!