Thursday, May 27, 2010


Driving to D-town with the husband, 3 hour road trip ahead of us, this is what started our trip.

Mr.- I want to learn how to play the guitar.

Me- Ok.

Mr.- You should learn how to play the piano.

Me- I never understood how to read music, I failed that part of music in private school.

Mr.- You could learn. It would be easy. You could play the piano, I could play the guitar and we could have a little band, just like Rodney Carrington. He played the guitar and had a little piano player and they sounded good.

He then proceeds to bust out a Rodney Carrington song and I proceed to stare at him because he was kinda being serious.

Just a little background, we saw Rodney Carrington this weekend on post. Mr. G loves him. His humor is kinda crude (ok, a lot). Some of it went over my head but some of it you can't help but laugh at.

I was just dumbfounded that out of nowhere he, wants to start a family band.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

I got nothing..

Happy Wednesday, I wish I could say I'm in this wonderful, happy, flowers shooting out of my ears mood, but sadly, I'm in a Debbie Downer mood. I will not let my mood pour into my blog post, though, because honestly, things could be so much worst and I have no room to be throwing myself a pity party.

I have sat on my rear and done a whole lot of nothing for the last 3 days. Wooo for 'summer vacation'. I begged the husband to let me get a summer job. Really. He wanted me to un-wind. I guess he thought my summer would end in August. Either way, it will because I will have a job, it may not necessarily be what I want it to be, but I will have one, but I'm just so bored. I like to be active and going. When I get in a lazy rut, I get so un-motivated. It's either all or nothing for me. Luckily he is going TDY and I am going with him for half of it and the other half I am going to visit family so that will get me out of the house.

To put it in perspective, I have swept and mopped my floors twice in 6 days. There are only 2.5 people living here. I sit in the living room all day, so there isn't a whole lot of movement going on here. :)

I could tell y'all about how cute my dog is. He is precious. See.. look.

He is a great nap time buddy.. Ive learned all he does is nap.

We latched his retractable least onto a hook in the garage while we were working last night and he popped a squat and watched. He is more of a watcher, not a do-er.

Last but not least, here is one of my craft projects that I did and it actually turned out how I wanted! I got the idea off of another blog.

With the left over fabric from my above project, Mr. G surprised me on graduation night with a project he and my mom worked on together for our bedroom. Granted I will have some professional pictures of the two of us together put in here in the future but I was stunned that he came up with this on his own and had my mom help him make it. It was the best present. Ever.

Have a great day!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Coming Up For Air

I feel like my head is rolling, I hate, no more like despise living in a messy house. With that being said, everything had to be unpacked Sunday night. When Mr. G and I got home Sunday from Dallas, he started painting and I started un-packing and putting things where they belong. I now feel like I am at home as of yesterday. Is everything done? No, but if someone were to stop by, I wouldn't die of embarrassment. We had our wall unit delivered yesterday and our dining room table is finished being re-finished. I feel like a load has been taken off my chest.

So much has happened in the last week, I don't even know where to start. I graduated, officially moved, and had a birthday. I actually thought I'd feel different after graduation. Not physically but I guess mentally/emotionally? Maybe I'm crazy, Mr. and my mom just laughed at me when I (in a pitiful voice), told them I felt the same after I turned another year older and officially completed my degree.

I'm sooooo mad at myself, I barely took any pictures of this weekends festivities. I mean seriously, very few. I'm so disappointed in myself. But, here a few of the ones I took.

My Mom & I

All the important ladies in my life

This was my delicious cake. I ordered it 4.5 weeks before graduation and was looking forward to this cake for sooo long, it was worth the wait, it was that good. I only got to have two pieces, too. I didn't bring any home with me either, I am so mad at myself.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Hello Murphy

My dear old friend Murphy stopped by today. I hadn't seen him in quite some time but I will say, he wasn't welcomed with open arms. He actually wasn't welcomed with any arms at all. I would rather give him a swift kick in the behind then have him here right now.

It is 3 days before graduation, 4 days before I officially move and I get sick. I get sick when I can't go to the doctor because I have switched my PCM and Im not anywhere near my new one. Go figure. Im not sick with a 'fever' kinda sick, Im sick with a 'horrible, sharp pain' in my body kidna sick that is associated with an infection that I have had before.

I mean in all honesty, if this is all that goes wrong in the next couple of days, then I will count myself lucky, but still, it does suck.

Im exhausted, stressed out and just ready to be moved and starting fresh.

I wish I was in Colorado Springs with Mr. right now. It looks beautiful and I could really enjoy a relaxing mini-vacay.

Hope everyone is having a great week!

Sunday, May 9, 2010

A Case of The Blahs

I have a serious case of the blahs. I am in a rut, a serious one. I have always had some sort of a side job while going to school and have been in school for the last 4.5 years. Now I have neither of these. I am so anxious about getting a job that it is stressing me out and it is basically the only thing on my mind.

I went to a job fair where we live last week. 900 people where there, or so the news station that was covering it said. Yes, 900. It was a circus. I felt so hopeless. I did get 4 pre-screening interviews but haven't heard anything yet. I didn't know that finding a job after graduation would be like this. I feel so defeated. I know after this week, I can hit the pavement hard and hand dropping off my resume but I hate not knowing in the back of my head that in August, I will be employed.

I know God has a plan and that everything works out for a reason, I really do, but dang-it, I am so impatient.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

I'll Get Over It..

Graduation is in 9 days and let me tell you, I couldn't be more excited. I see my friends facebook statuses with daily countdowns and I could explode with bunnies and unicorns. I never thought Id graduate college to be honest so to be at this point in my life is so exciting. Like any commencement ceremony though, there are a limited amount of tickets. I was the only one in my student teaching group that had extra tickets.

When listing who would be attending this exciting event in my life, my husband was not on the list. Nobody could quite understand why seeing as he isn't deployed. Not deployed=attends every function that I participate in? Right? Nahh..

Normally, Id be bummed, but I have never been so proud of Mr. G and why he wont be with me next Saturday.

Starting Monday, in Colorado Springs, the 2010 Warrior Games will commence for the first time. All 5 branches of the military will compete for the ultimate wounded warrior. There are many articles on the internet about the event and Mr. G has been interview down in the good ole 'Great Place' for the last 3 weeks by news papers and news stations.

I found this just now by a google search. The Army will be represented by 100 soldiers chosen out of a pool of almost 9,000 wounded warriors. The Marine Corps will send 50 competitors,the Air Force will send 25, and the Coast Guard and Navy will combine to send 25 more, Cheek said.

I guess my civilian friends cant wrap their minds around it, but Im okay with him not being there. He will be home in time for a family gathering the night of graduation and I told him I would put my cap on for him and reenact someone calling my name and getting my 'fake' diploma they gave me that day.

Seeing that he has missed so many events, maybe Im used to it, not sure, but I am so excited and proud of him, how could I be bothered by this??

Anyone ever have a problem trying to explain things to civilian friends that just dont understand?

On a different note, just wanted to say hello to my new followers via the blog hop! Id love to say hello on your blog!

Sunday, May 2, 2010

It's Over!

What a long week it has been! Yesterday I spent EIGHT hours at a job fair passing our resumes and putting myself out there. There were over 600 people looking for a job, I have never felt so defeated. I honestly thought being in a military town and finding a teaching job wouldn't be too difficult. I was so very wrong. I did get 4 pre-screening interviews and I left feeling great about 3 of them. The only reason I didn't feel good about the 4th one is because they said they didn't have any positions open and weren't sure they would. At least I put myself out there, like I said.

In good news, undergrad is over. It was bittersweet and now I wait to walk the stage in two weeks. I took a load of stuff to our new house and am ecstatic to move and get settled. Two more weeks!

Riding the Roller Coaster @ is hosting a MilSpouse Blog Hop! Add you blog to the mclinky on the site and post a brief bio on your blog. She has the 'rules' on her site as to the proper etiquette to follow but there are tons of military spouse blogs already on there. I think I was 162.

So here is a little about me. :)

Mr. and I have been married 3 years, all I know is him and the army. I am about to graduate from Texas A&M-Commerce and we live deep in the heart of Texas. I am 22 years old and am looking forward to the next chapter in my life. Mr. G and I have a fur child named Hero who is spoiled rotten and I love to pieces. I am starting to craft and can scour crafting blogs for hours, so if you know of any, please share