Well, some of it, anyway. I had my interview with the Biggest Wig in the complicated trail of paper to apply to get these courses I want. It was a long and freaky-deaky time for me, waiting to find out if they would allow me to do this, because I wanted two different sets of courses, and I had to convince them that there was a correlation between the two that would make me a better candidate for entry level positions in the new career choice I’ve made.
My concern, and my advisor shared this with me, as did the registrar of the school I was vying for, was not that I would be flat-out turned down, but informed that I would have to choose one set or the other. And I couldn’t for the life of me decide which way to go. I wanted them both. And it was a loooooong wait for that phone call that would schedule the final interview.
I spent my time watching my kid play.
Space: The Latest Frontier
Kyla fell into her imagination again. It’s very cool when this happens. She drew the screen of a spacecraft on her chalkboard, and set up a control center with an old computer keyboard, bike parts, and a pilfered mic stand.
Check out the actually “shiftable” gear shift…
She went to some pretty neato places.
I got the chance to spend some decent time hanging out with her, too. We managed a few Walk-Abouts around town, and trips to visit Gramma and Grampa.
A “Back Lane” Walk About…
We decided to take my old familiar path to work, and got some nice views of the fall foliage.
My old “Day Job” route…
A favourite spot.
I have a winter picture of this exact spot somewhere. I shall have to do something creative with the two when I find the time to find it…
Ky and I also had a Walk-About down Queen Street, to kick through the leaves.
We both grew down a little bit for an hour or so…
I LOVE this photo! It was blind dumb luck that I got it at all, and I was NOT impressed that those rude people in the background did not have the sense to stay out of my frame.
So I disappeared them.
There are still blooming things in October…
I don’t know what they are, but they are still blooming, in spite of our decidedly Autumnal weather conditions…
I want a whole yard full of these some day…
I also spent much quality time getting to know the newest member of the family…
He’s a brown rat. I call him “Fatso Ratso”, which Ky doesn’t like, but I notice she sometimes calls him that, too.
Hide & Seek
He likes to hang out at, on and in the couch. I allow this, because he has begun to bring up long lost treasures, like camera cables, and debit cards, although, I do have to fight him for them.
And then I got my call. The final step. Nice lady on the phone gives me the date and time for my interview. Another week away.
So, to make a long story a little shorter, I did all of the above all over again, with a couple of feeble attempts at doing laundry, dishes and general housework, and couple of “sickly” days thrown in to spice up the week…
And I start school Monday.
I win, I win, I win, I win, I win!!
I have such a cool list of courses, too, which I will elaborate on in the next few posts… But, right now, I’m going to sit down and gloat, and smile a lot.