But because Labor Day has come and gone, today I start another non-stop 16 weeks of course work (I have two, eight-week classes, back to back) and I am wishing I didn't have last week off as a break. Having a break for 5 days makes me realize just how much "free" time I would have without the studying/paper-writing/test taking. *sigh* But the next 18 months is the end of a very belated, challenging and exhausting journey to get my education. - I plan on going straight from the graduation ceremony to my bed and not waking up for at least two days.
But it was nice to have a week off to re-charge and I am actually excited for this particular course - I think it will have a lot of valuable resources for this blog... and that makes me ready to start studying!
But before the class began, we finished off the summer and my one-week hiatus with a jammed packed Labor Day weekend! It was so nice to be outside - even though I can't do a THING with my frizzy hair when there is humidity in the air. A messy bun and greasy bangs were the end result.
Sunday we got to spend time with Leah and Justin and their baby Carrie. Needless to say, I am in love with that baby. Her smile, laugh and fantastic baby-rolls make me turn into the crazy baby lady. I love babies. Apparently I love this girl so much that I took 80 photos of her and not a single photo of me and her mama. (Sorry Leah).
And now it is