It has been a long time since I have been here. I have just finished my Associate’s Degree in Accounting, and am now taking a short break before returning for my Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. I received the President’s List award a few time over the last two years. It has been a long haul, and a few times I know I fried my brain. I have left my comfort zone some many times in the last two years, that I no longer have a comfort zone. Which I guess in some ways is a good thing. But I have finished and I am moving on. So all of you younger people out there reading this, go back to college while you are still young, as it is and will be so much easier for you. I have learn so much over the last two years and not just accounting information (from classes). I have learned more about myself, about God, and about people in my life. I have gone to new places, seen new things, and loved every minute of it.
She is still doing wonderful in school, making all A’s and B’s and still loving school. She hated being out of school for Christmas Break, and now we have had a lot of snow over the three weeks. Which means school has been called off, and she hates it. TommieLynn has been a great help to me over the last two years while I was in college. She would push me to keep going when I wanted to just give up, and helped out so much around the house. I am so very proud of her, and thankful for all her help and love. She is growing up so fast. TommieLynn is a wonderful Aunt too. Gabby is trying to call her, “Aunt T ”, as we thought this might be a bit easier for her than Aunt TommieLynn. I had told TommieLynn, that when I became an CPA ( which will take about three more years), and was making a lot of money, I would buy her a big screen TV for her room. So I think that is why she has keep pushing me on in my education. LOL She is taller than me now, and so very much like her dad, which is mostly good.
Gabby, not sure she can eat it all.
Gabby is growing and learning more everyday. She is so full of smiles and love. She keeps us on our toes and laughing. I am beginning to remember what it is like to have a 18 month old in the house, that likes to get into everything. Tasha is doing good. But keeps asking how I did it with three and her having a hard time keeping up with only one. LOL Tasha is a good mom, and learning more everyday.
Not much news on this subject, as we no longer have any animals except two dogs. It got to be too much for TommieLynn and I with us both in school. And with just us two eating at the time, the farm was put aside. Will I ever doing farming again?? I am not sure, but if I need too, I will know how. 🙂 As of today, I do not want to farm any time soon, a few chickens could be in the cards but that’s it for now. Fresh chicken eggs is what I miss the most, store bought eggs are yucky.
I have looked over the blog here yesterday and today, I have come a long ways. And I want to thank all my readers for your prayers and comments as they have meant the world to me. TommieLynn told me yesterday, I should start writing here again, now that classes are over. Then I thought I no longer do what this blog was meant to show (information). Then I read my “About” section, and seen that this blog is about my new journey in this life. I had thought about deleting this blog and starting another, but it is still helping so many people. So I am back writing, praying I can still help someone along this life we all live. I was in awe in how many people still looked at my pages and posts here, even after not up dating the blog for over a year. I could not believe some of the sites that link to this blog. TommieLynn and I went looking at some of the sites that link to here, one was CNN. My most hits (looked at) post is on “Canning Potatoes”. If you’d like to see that post, type it in the search box on the right and it will take you to it.
I will try and ask all the back comments you all have left, but if I miss yours please repost your question. Please still keep us in your prayers, as to where the Lord wants us and what He wants us doing. Pray that I will find a job in accounting too, please, it has been over 15 years since I have worked outside the home. It is so very good to be back on here. Thank you all again.
Talk to you soon. 🙂
Well, I now have one week’s worth of school work under my belt. Boy, I forgot how much work you have to do. I am learning so much. I’m taking 3 classes and they keep me on my toes, along with Gabby. I got an e-mail from my school saying they would transfer 4-classes = 16 credits, and I needed 96 for my degree. Starting out with the 16 is great. Boy, I was doing the happy dance all over the place. The 4 classes were the hardest for me, two of which were Composition 1 &2. Writing is not my strongest area, term papers are not like writing here. The Lord answered prayers again, thank you Lord and thank you all for praying. But don’t worry, I still get to practice writing those term papers. I have three due this Saturday. I printed off a ream of paper, on how to write a term paper as it’s been 12 plus years. As soon as I get these three wrote , I’ll be fine and breath a little easier.
This week at school has made me leave my comfort zone more than once. Most times I took a step with shaky knees, and others with a lot of prayer. That comfort zone of ours is a nice place, the only thing is, you don’t grow much there. I believe it’s just a resting place. And I really like it there. 🙂 But I want and need more in my life, so I have step out. The Lord must have big things planned for me as I have not been able to stay in that comfort zone of mine much this year. And that at times has been scary. Like most people I want to grow, but I don’t want to leave my comfort zone to do so. So I’m taking steps of faith, one day at a time.
The girls have been a great help this passed week, fixing dinner and cleaning house, letting me study, etc. As I try and fit my schooling into the day, along with everything else. Thank you girls. 🙂
My truck is on it’s last leg. I no longer take it to town, just a corner store that is less than a mile away. That way when it dies, I’ll be close to home and the auto repair shop. So I have been borrowing a car and shop for two weeks worth at a time. So please pray that I’ll sell the tractor, so I can buy a small car. My neighbors have been great. ( another step out of my comfort zone) You don’t see having a car as being in a comfort zone, well hopefully you will never find out it is. Sometimes being an independent person has it’s draw backs. (yet another lesson I’m learning). Boy, it’s great I enjoy learning new thing, or this year would of really, really been hard on me.
Gabby is 3 weeks old today. She is such a joy to have in the house. Tasha is a great mommy ,too. Gabby is getting her fill of love, while she gives us her smiles and funny faces.
The youth group came out for two days, last week. Oh what a wonderful blessing they were. My yard got mowed, weed eated, garden weeded, some things moved around. What a blessing the Lord sent. As the yard was getting high, and first week of school, He was watching out for us yet again, Thank you Lord.
There are blessings in everyday, you just have to find/look for them, they are not all big blessing. And at times the smallest blessing are really the biggest.
Well it’s time to hit the books. I pray you all find at least one blessing today.