Monday, January 4, 2010

Ahhhhh...Back to School!

After nearly 2 weeks off the house is once again quiet. Just me and the very fat cat and the quietness. I do miss the boys and Don but love the sounds of nothing. :) Nothing sounds great. Especially great since no laundry will be getting done thanks to a small electrical fire in my dryer. No worries...our clothes & house are fine & a super big dryer is arriving Friday. Yahoooo!

I have a nervousness in my tummy. Andy was the top finisher in the school Geography Bee. This week he will take a test to see if he will qualify on the top 100 in the state of Michigan. NO PRESSURE for the kid at all! To most people this would be just another step for their smart kid. Difference here is that Andy is often regarded as the kid with no friends, gets in trouble alot, is quirky, and is butt of a lot if jokes. He is not noticed by his peers as the smart kid. We know how brilliant he is and hope this is a way to let the rest of the little world know too. GO ANDY!!!

Just a few side notes: working midnights is kicking my butt and putting a damper on my church attendance , I am ready for summer, I love my Flex, and Slim Fast is tasty.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!

I have been non-bogging for the past few months. I have taken a leap into the world of Facebook & have not been the blogger I meant to. New blog. :)

We have been enjoying our Christmas Break the last 2 weeks. No school, no schedule, no rushing around, and no crazy loads of school uniform laundry. No CHRISTMAS LETTER! WOW...this is a huge thing in the world of the Justice Clan. I have done a letter every year for the last 15. Guess I was so wrapped up in family stuff I just didn't make it a priority. I did send out a few Christmas pictures of the boys. I need to get some more made to send out with New Year's cards of the people I forgot to send cards to. Actually, I have lost my address book & couldn't send card to my usual peeps. So I hope they send me a card. :)

We spent a few days in Frankenmuth at The Bavarian Inn. This place is the place where it is Christmas 24/7 and heaven on earth in the world of kids. A hotel with 5 pools and yummy food.

School gets going again on Monday & I have to admit I am counting the days until Easter vacation when we will all be home together for 2 weeks. I have come to cherish family time the last year or so. Not sure why. I just do. I have said no to friends, not answered my phone, and have turned down activities just so I can be with my family.

I get so sick of listening to people talk about new year resolutions. Boooooring. I have goals that I'd like to meet but don't care to share with the world. I really like silent victories & don't feel the need for a cheering section. Yikes...that sounded mean. :)