Sunday, August 23, 2009

Not as Planned

I had every intention of having a job, I applied to several places (even outside of Utah) I had a great resume (if I do say so myself) I had some great interviews, I have excellent letters of recommendation, and yet, here it is the weekend before school starts and I have no job. It's frustrating because I had this great idea that I would have a job and could move out of my parents house and start my career, but, apparently, that is not what was meant for me. Now I'm getting the distinct impression that I need to go to Grad School, and, even more frightening, I'm getting the distinct impression that I should go to Law school! Hence the poll, those are the schools that offer a duel degrees in Law and Library Sciences. Is it weird that I would love nothing more than to be a law librarian at the Library of Congress or some other fantastical library somewhere in the world? So, despite the fact that I've worked 7 years to get my BS in teaching,I have no money saved to speak of, and I'm really just wanting to settle down, I'm taking the LSAT (Law School Admission Test) and GRE next month. I'll have a better idea then of where I should go.
Now, having shared that with all three people who read this,what do you think?

Thursday, August 13, 2009

It's August Already?!

This summer has totally flown by! One minute it's May and the next it's August and I haven't done hardly anything I've needed or wanted to! Whatever, life is busy, but only because I make it that way. I was working setting up educational conferences around the state, which was incredibly fun and rewarding, then they didn't know how they were going to pay us for the whole summer, so we bagged that. I still haven't found a job for the fall, people just aren't hiring. That's OK though, I'll just substitute, it's more flexible and pays fairly well, plus there's no pressure. After that, I'm thinking Grad school, but we'll see. First I'd have to figure out how to pay for it.
For those who might read this and not know, I am LDS, a.k.a. a Mormon, the following paragraph contains updates on Spiritual events in my life, enjoy:
I recently got called as the Laurel Advisor in my home ward (I was in a single's ward for a while, but it just wasn't my thing) and that has been a very rewarding experience. I get to teach pretty much every Sunday and it's been so great, mostly because I get more out of it than the girls do I'm sure.
In other spiritual news I recently (Tuesday!) took out my endowments at the Salt Lake Temple. It was an awesome, life-changing experience and I'm so blessed to have had it. Since I have a little more time on my hands, I've decided to go as often (maybe daily!) to the temple until school starts at the end of the month. If you want to come, just give me a call or shoot me an email! Please note, I work part-time in the evenings so I would be going during the day.



All in all, my 25th year is shaping up pretty well. Also, in reference to previous posts where I bemoaned the lack of birthday cake, I would like to note that the reason for not having cake was because we did something else. None of us now can remember exactly what we did, but we did do something.
Life is good.