so, so many big things coming up and things to report: first and foremost, my very very veryyy best - kate - is ENGAGED!! it makes me giddy still just thinking about it!!! :D soooo happy for her! ..let the planning begin!! also, mom chels and i made our first trip out to houston to visit b and christopher for thanksgiving and it was wonderful! she found her wedding dress— which is nothing short of amazing— and wedding dress shopping might be my new favorite thing ever. like so much so that i would buy myself a fake ring, get my girlfriends and book appointments at every bridal shop in a 30 mile radius… just saying. and last, but definitely not least— michael and i are moving to charlotte this weekend!! AHH!! :O so excited! finally..!!! ;)
me, chels, al & mom [who was on the phone] « after ally “said yes to the dress!!”
& for more updates, keep reading…
drinking : fountain diet coke, still.
reading : blogs… such a guilty pleasure..mindless, yes, but oh so entertaining. also resolving to start reading actual books once we’re moved!
wanting : to find good, thoughty christmas presents for everyone this year… and with that, i want to find a magical money tree.
looking : forward to sunday!!=moving day!!
playing : with my 2nd graders. i am going to miss those little munchkins so much!
wasting: time…writing this.
wishing: daddy a very happy birthday on thursday :)
enjoying: time with mama before we leave.
waiting: for friday afternoon! last day of internship; drinks with friends and family!
liking: fireplaces. especially in this frigid weather/house.
wondering: how it will be when we get to charlotte- the nervous-excitedness is definitely setting in…
loving: dancing with my sisters— the night out with just chel and al was one of my all-time favorites.
hoping: that i can get a teaching job in charlotte asap! & that michael loves char/his new job!
marveling: at how real, teary laughing can make you instantly feel so good & warm your heart..
needing: more hours/sunlight in the day!
smelling: every perfume sample in magazines and rubbing against any/all body parts- even at the gym, on the treadmill… yeah, i’m that weirdo.
wearing: sweaty gym clothes. [need to shower]
noticing: christmas trees already up in neighbors’ windows— it is the BEST. [mama put ours up too!-just have to decorate it!]
knowing: that wednesday afternoon i’ll be totally done with grad school after my exit interview at 4pm and SO HAPPY!!
thinking: about all the shit i need to get done.. haha… & how my pup needs to not lay so close to the fireplace!
feeling: so sleepy & happy for so many people for so many reasons.
bookmarking: etsy gifts for friends and family
giggling: at my 2nd graders every day, all day. they have no idea how funny & adorable they are..
this one came on my pandora tonight at the gym…. love :)
BIG wedding this weekend- one of my very oldest friends (and first boyfriend, tehehe!) - SO very excited for will & lucy and cannot wait to boogie with them on saturday!! xoxoxo