Monday, August 30, 2010

Hello there!

Wow! A whole week with no blogging! You all probably think we fell off the face of the earth! Nope - not yet. We are still here. Our last two weeks have been beyond crazy and we have been back and forth to Atlanta about 10 times. It's not over yet. This upcoming week will be travel intense as well, but it should calm down after next week. So, I guess I have some exciting news to share with you all...........................

We are moving back to Atlanta!!!!!

Well........................sort of.

What we are actually doing is getting an apartment in Atlanta because we will be down there 2-3 days a week. Right now, it has been more like 4-5 days a week but that is about to change. I actually ended up getting a job (I know, don't fall off your chairs) quite unexpectedly. I got a teaching position at the School of Nursing at Emory!! I am really excited about this! I love Emory and I certainly loved going to nursing school there. So, I am very excited about having some BSN students.

What makes this even better is that I got the pediatric rotation! Not only will I be teaching students from my alma matter, I will also be teaching them at my former place of employment - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Which is really good because they are getting me up and running really fast so I would be a little lost if I was having to teach somewhere where I didn't know my way around or know any of the other nurses, etc.

We are heading back to Atlanta today and then again tomorrow. Wayne will be putting the finishing touches on us renting an apartment and hopefully we will be able to move in in a couple of weeks. We need some furniture. IKEA anyone? I think the place we are moving to is right across the street from the VA. We shall see.

They hired me last Monday and the semester started last Friday so I wasn't joking when I said they are trying to get me up and running fast. It's crazy when you have to jump through a bunch of hoops for a new job but it is even crazier when you are trying to do it in a week or two! I should have all of my training complete in order to have students next week.

Wish me luck! I'll go ahead and say that blog posts for this week will be sparse again, I am sure, due to my training schedule. After next week though I will send you all some pictures and give you more details. Needless to say, I haven't done any knitting lately!!

Nessie and Petey have been traveling with us and Nessie has been having a grand 'ol time. They will continue to travel back and forth with us while the other cats and chickens fend for themselves. Luckily, the chickens have the Taj Mahal of chicken coups when we aren't here to let them out and the cats have their cat door so they can come and go as they please. Lately, they have been enjoying being lazy house cats.

12 comments:

turtlegirl76 said...

Wow! That's awesome! You're going to be so busy! Hopefully you'll still find time to dye. Or train Wayne to.

katey said...

Hooray! I'm so excited for you, and it will be great to be able to see you more (as time permits!)

IKEA, yes! They have great stuff, great prices and it's easy to move it all, plus, your man's handy enough that there won't be a lot of fighting about putting things together.

Let me know if you guys need a desk, I have a nice one from IKEA that will need a new home in the next month. (It's at my FIL's house.)

katey said...

Yay! How exciting!

As for IKEA? Yes! Great stuff, great prices, easy to move. And you have a handy husband to put it all together!

Let me know if you need a desk though, I have one from IKEA that has barely been used that will need to be relocated from my FIL's house in the next month.

Gnat said...

Congrats on the job!!! How exciting!!

Janice in GA said...

OMG, absolutely the best of luck to you in your new gig! Sounds like a great opportunity for you.

Hope you find a safe, comfortable place near work. Work hard, and have fun too!

Hockey Mom said...

Congratulations! How awesome - that is such a wonderful place!

Sue said...

Congratulations!

Jane said...

Hey, that's great! Congratulations. Those apartments across from the VA are not that far from where I live. Hope to see more of you now, both around town and at Knitch.

Jane said...

Hey, that's great! Congratulations. Those apartments across from the VA are not that far from where I live. Hope to see more of you now, both around town and at Knitch.

Turtle said...

lol, i guess congrats! you do sound excited about the teaching, is this the same place you were teaching the on line class? Will be a new adventure. I am more than ready to plant roots after years of military life... a travel trailer camping on weekends will be my advanture, lol.

moevans said...

Congratulations! That is awesome!

Knits4Bears said...

Congratulations on the new job! Looking forward to seeing y'all around town more.