Thursday, April 15, 2010

now here's the sun, come to dry the rain

this is my first official "good news"'s been a great week!

good news #1
i'm getting a raise! finally! it's been a year in the it makes sense because i will have my master's degree in just under a month...but still i've been waiting a year. i'm so stoked. it's such a relief to know that i've got a secure job when i gradate. phew.

good news #2
i'm planning to apply for contingency at the hospital when i'm done with my internship. it basically means that i will be on-call for certain shifts. i'm excited about this because my dream of someday working there may actually happen.

good news #3
we are officially going on a vacation in june! we will be spending 10 lovely days in california. i bought our plane tickets today! we're headed to san jose, santa cruz, and san francisco for certain. we're going to do a canopy tour in the redwoods & tour alcatraz... so much to plan & so much to see! i love this type of planning's "adventure" planning. the best kind.

...good things are happening...finally!

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

i'm losing my balance on this tight rope

it's april! april is one of my favorite months. it marks the start of the spring weather here in chicago: rain! we have had some incredible thunderstorms. i love them. this city bursts to life in the spring. suddenly people are wearing shorts, restaurants have opened their outdoor seating, and there are billions of people at the lakeshore again. it really is lovely.

next month i will officially be finished with grad school! then it's back to a routine, workout schedule & most time!