I prayed for this child and the Lord has granted me what I asked of Him. I Samuel 1:27

Monday, February 04, 2008


Here are a few things I've been meaning to blog about for quite awhile.

** National Championship - I haven't blogged about Ohio State losing to LSU. It was a hard loss. At least we played a little better this year than last year. It was still very hard. The worst part was that I bet my boss, Kim, on the game. I ended up having to wear a LSU shirt to work one day. Everyone was making fun of me....but a bet is a bet. :) (there, Kim, I blogged about it - are you happy now???) :)

** Book Reviews - I asked for ideas for books to read on vacation back in November. I first read "The Glass Castle" OH MY GOSH - what an amazing book!!! I highly recommend it. "Three Cups of Tea"- this one was harder for me to read, but was still a really good book. People like that are amazing to me. I can't believe that someone has the guts to do what he did. I can't quite give you a review of "Eat, Pray, Love" yet as I'm still reading it - but so far I LOVE it!!!!

** New Job (ok, Kim, don't freak out!!) - I have a new job, although it's not replacing my old job. I've recently been hired by my church to be the Music Director. What that means is that I am the choir director (and I accompany the choir), play piano for church, and help plan the worship services. I've been fighting this for about 6 months. I've been praying about it for a long time. I didn't know what to do. I finally asked God to reveal to me what He wanted me to do - and boy did I hear it loud and clear. :) I'm excited about my new position, but it is a lot of work.

** I'm getting too old!! - I've never been a big partyer. Even in college - if we didn't do it by midnight - I didn't do it because I was going to bed!! And, as I revealed in a previous post, I didn't drink until my 21st birthday. Friday night I went out with co-workers and stayed out until 2:30 am. I had a good time (stopped drinking at 9:30) and haven't done that since Alex has been home. Boy - did I pay for it the rest of the weekend - and it wasn't because of the alcohol (because I really didn't drink that much). We went to Howl at the Moon (dueling piano bar) - lots of singing - lots of dancing - and very little sleep. Yikes - I feel old!!!


Alleen said...

You party animal, you!!!

The new job does sound like a lot of work, but fun too!

jajbs said...

Now, was wearing that WONDERFUL shirt really THAT bad??!!

ha! Ha!

Geaux Tigers!!!!

Soltana said...

We need a pic of you in the LSU shirt... I know it was hard for you .

Congrats on the new job:)

Yo're such a PARTY ANIMAL!! Next time we visit...I wanna go too :)

Hugs to Alex.... HI Jay!!!

Michelle Smiles said...

It would take me an entire to weekend to recover from a night out like the too - no matter if I was drinking or not. Getting old is rough!

Lou said...

Girl,,,,, we aren't old! We're just more mature now ;)

Mandy said...

I loved, loved, loved the Glass Castle! Have you read The Kite Runner or A Thousand Splendid Suns? Water for Elephants is a great read as well. Let me know how you liked Eat Pray Love. I am getting ready to start The Time Travelers Wife.

I concur wearing an LSU shirt would have been bad. Go Bucks!

The piano bar and singing sounds like a fun time!

Carrie said...

You actually have time to read. That is one thing I really miss. My aunt just retired and joined a book club and said to me not to worry in 18 years I will have time to read again.

Good luck with the new job. At least is something you enjoy doing.

Glad you had fun going out. I am not a party/drinking person, but we stay up late here in our house.

Tracers said...

I read "The Glass Castle" for my book club last month and it was AWESOME!! I found myself horrified and amazed. At the end when you learned the mother was a millionaire I was astounded!!

I'll check into "Three Cups of Tea" and yes, I read "Eat Love Pray" and enjoyed it, but I did think it was a little slow. It did make me think about my life.

Wow! Music director! How exciting and fulfilling.

Lori said...

Congrats on the job!! Wow - that's cool!

Jennifer & Derek said...


I'm mostly a lurker here too but had to respond to a comment from you on my blog. I'd love to know who your brother and sis-in-law are. I'm sure we're close in age so I might know them. Email me at djfisher @ mail . com Thanks for delurking. I've been here for a while and it's good to be conected with another Buckeye!!!