August 3 was youngest son Kyle's first day of school. He was accepted into a CNA program at the local community college. On the same day, he began his new job - Unit Secretary in the Emergency Department. This will transition into a CNA/Patient Care Tech position (with benefits and a raise!) as soon as he passes the course. It's nice to see him so enthusiastic. Eventually, he'd like to go on to nursing school.
August 4 through 14:
10 full days and nights with our one-and-only grandson, Ivan, who just turned one. I'd forgotten how exhausting a little one can be. Did I mention he's just starting to walk? - just enough to get into things, but not graceful enough to avoid falling over onto hard objects. How in the world did I do it when my boys were small? Oh, yeah - I was perpetually sleep-deprived. Thank God for naps.
How did we get so old, I wonder? And did I age as well as the rest of them??? I'm in the row behind the seated front row, second from the right in the multicolored dress and dark blond hair. I'm standing next to my best friend, Sandy. I made my Dear Husband Chris (who did not attend my high school) accompany me. And now I owe him something huge, and this debt is hovering over my head, ready to spring when I least expect it.