Saturday, September 09, 2006

Settling In and Doing My Thing

Hi! So much going on right now. I like my job. Those are four words you've never read on this blog before. I work in Alumni Publications and I'm with creative people all day and it's a lot of fun. One of my coworkers used to work for Bon Apetit magazine and she also used to be in the Peace Corps. She lived someplace near Afghanistan. She's great. We're having lunch Monday and I'm going to ask her a million questions. There are also writers and photographers and I get to meet people from all over the place who come in for photo shoots. I love it. School's going very well, too. I'm learning how to create web pages and learning about HTML, which will maybe inspire me to improve this blog someday! I'm also learning about library management. Sounds boring, but it really isn't. But I won't go into detail on that subject.

Labor Day weekend was great. My mom and Auntie Linda came up on Friday and stayed until Monday and we had a wonderful time. Linda brought Roxy and we laughed at the two dogs all weekend. Abby was so afraid Roxy was going to eat all of her food and everytime Roxy moved, Abby would be right behind her. They were so cute! On Sunday, we went to a winery in Rocheport, MO, and then went to some antique stores there. It's a tiny little town on the Missouri River and it's home to several B&Bs. One of these days I'd like to go stay in one of the B&Bs and spend the day just walking around the town. There are artists there and some good restaurants and a general store, even. We also spent some time on campus, going to the bookstore and we did a little shopping, but mostly we ATE. Yeah, ate and drank and even went out one night for ice cream at 10:30. Had to put on my stretch pants Monday!

That's about it. Just working and going to class and studying and writing papers. Although I'm busy all the time, it's not much to write about, I'm afraid. I'm trying to talk Emily's family into coming up for a visit, and they're trying to work it out, but both Emily and Reece are playing sports, etc., and have very little free time. We're aiming for sometime in October for a visit.

So, after my class Tuesday night, maybe I'll know some fabulous HTML stuff and will post something awesome here! Stay tuned!

4 comments:

Miz S said...

It all sounds great. Being on campus and going to classes and meeting interesting people. I want to go back to school, too!

Anonymous said...

if you figure out html, please teach me... i recently learned of the world of my space and am trying not to be retarded about it; however, it seems i can't escape it....please help!
nicole

Julie said...

Your job sounds great, classes sound good -- sounds as if you are really enjoying yourself.

Irene said...

I'm so happy for you Vanessa!!!