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June? Really?

June 1st, 2016 at 12:30 pm

I spent yesterday cooking for my recently hospitalized friend--making pulled pork and coleslaw and baking brownies and banana bread. We ate the same for dinner, and besides returning some library books and doing some laundry, didn't do much else. Happily it was a no-spending day as I hope today will also be.

I can't quite believe it's June 1. June always sneaks up on me as February or March never seem to do.

Today is office cleaning day, a bit more laundry, and packing for my weekend trip to the Twin Cities. I'd be a very happy gal if I can get the office straightened out, some pictures hung, and everything cleaned up in there.

Things are winding down for DD's last days at middle school, and DH is starting to prep for the trip to the UK. On the financial front, I've been in contact with the Education PhD candidate whose dissertation I've been editing. He's ready to go ahead, and although I think it's pretty weak, I'll just be doing the language edits and citation issues. The student's first language is not English which always complicates things. But I need the cash, and it's interesting work. I've also been offered a fall composition course at my adjunct university. I don't much like teaching composition, but again, we need the cash. If our five-year plan is to move to the UK, get the kiddo through the university, and have a two-continent retirement, there's lots of savings to be done.

5 Responses to “June? Really?”

  1. snafu Says:

    Thank you for making/taking food to your recently hospitalized friend. My husband has been in and out of hospital soup and poached egg on toast. I'm surprised by how much stress takes a toll.

  2. snafu Says:

    arrgh...computer is dropping sentences. so sorry

  3. VS_ozgirl Says:

    You've got some great goals to keep you focused, keep thinking of your five year plan!

  4. rob62521 Says:

    That was really kind of you to fix that food for your sick friend. You are a blessing.

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Some mundane things are worth doing when you keep the big picture in mind.

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