So... I've decided to take Wednesday afternoons off and spend them with Molly. Maybe to give mom a break or maybe to just squelsh any kind of guilt that I feel for living so far away from them. If mom and Molly do not kill each other first, I'm certain boredom will get them next. Plus, it never hurts to spend more time with your family. There are things we can do that we haven't been able to do before because of our busy lives and schedules and I think catchup now is a good opportunity. She got her hand casted yesterday (why now? a week later? cause it was a low priority if you can believe that!) and is home with mom for the next 12 or so weeks. Maybe she'll heal faster. Hopefully.
We had a nice get together at my mother's this weekend to welcome Molly home and to get everyone together.. much like the party before all this happened. We got a ton of pizza and wings and just sat around talking and laughing for several hours. It was a quiet couple of days and they're just planning to take it easy for the next week or so and just try to get used to the new situation.
I on the other hand still have a lot of my plate. These two courses I'm in have gone into full force. I have a project due on Thursday and homework due in a couple hours. My two groups look to be pretty good this quarter, so that'll help relieve the stress. But my one group has yet to meet all together. I'm making my best efforts to get people together. I met with one person last night and I am meeting another tonight. They may meet on Wednesday as well, but I will be out of town. Hopefully we'll pull it all together in time. Who assigns a project the first week due the second week?
It's getting very cold, very fast. The leaves are all changing. The wind has changed. The rain is colder. I may even have to shut my windows. For some reason my tolerance of the cold has shifted and I'm finding myself shivering. Perhaps it's time to change my habits.
A couple days ago I posted an image of a kitten. My mother adopted a wayward lost cat a month or so ago only to find out she had fleas and was with child. She gave birth last weekend over a 9 hour period to 5 beautiful kittens. They're adorable and are finally opening their eyes to the world. I may adopt one. Nola plans to take two. We continually pick them up only to have the mother try to take them back to their box. But she's very comfortable with all our touching. Want a kitten? I'm sure we can manage.