Monday, October 29, 2012

In other news...

I finally have a husband again!  Richard took his last preliminary actuarial exam on Thursday and he passed!  Oh, I can't tell you how happy I am!  This last exam he took was super difficult and actually not applicable to his job- it was basically just knowing a ridiculous amount of math for knowledge sake.  It usually takes people upwards of three times taking it to pass.  Which is ridiculous.  This was Richard's second attempt and he made it!  I was super nervous that he had spent literally every hour he was home studying for it to not pass.  Now though?  I have no idea what to do with him.
I'm so used to cleaning and spending time alone in our house so when he's around now I am just confounded.  Saturday morning I was unloading the dishwasher and he was standing there staring at me because he didn't know what to do with himself either.  So I told him to put away the utensils, haha!  He did it wrong (which impressed me since he takes silverware out of the tray thing every day...), but at least I didn't have to do it.  And yesterday?  He vacuumed.  And cleaned his office.  And took out the garbage!  I KNOW!
Since he has passed though, life suddenly got super busy.  We had dinner together Thursday to celebrate, went out with his co-workers Friday night, lunch with his parents Saturday, Halloween party Saturday night, then oil change/transmission flush/new tire shopping for my car (see ya $600), stop at Kohls and BBB, grocery shopping, speed made freezer meals for Richard's mom {who's having surgery when we are going on vacation next month}, throw in some craft time here and there, then sickness.  Ugh. I felt it coming on for a few days but last night was the worst.  I stayed home from work today and haven't really left the bed.  It's just me, Annie, and the vaporizer hanging out.  In theory, DH and I are gutting pumpkins tonight and carving tomorrow since we just didn't have the time for it this weekend.  If we don't have them done by Halloween, I think it will be the first time in my whole life I didn't have a pumpkin!
Wish me luck :)


  1. Congrats to your hubby and you! Feel better and good luck with those pumpkins :)

  2. Once you feel better I know what you can do with yourselves!! Make some little Irelands!!!! I need to make a baby quilt. Then you will never feel like you don't know what to do as you will be too busy taking care of the wee one!!!!

  3. ha ha ha!!! what Mama Spark said!!! i have been told by my three oldest that they are DONE making babies (i think they will still stay in practice, though - just in case one of them wins the lottery) and there is no man in Auntia's life right now, so i am gonna get totally out of practice making baby things if people like you don't get busy...

    i'm just sayin'...


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