Not around here. Life throws us anvils and sledge hammers and the occasional chain saw.
The week started off busy because we are trying to hire a few people to replace a.) a long-time cook who is moving and b.) a few cooks who are useless (as my husband says, "you either get it or you don't") plus a dishwasher who I would like to torture and c.) a server.
What we got was a huge stack of applications with little experience and not much to pick from. We weeded through them, hired 2 people who so far are fantastic and we continued to interview others. During this time, a fairly new employee decided to leave early to go to the ER and never come back (he has 99 problems
Combine all this with the huge music festival in town starting yesterday and going through next weekend, the exhaust fan in the kitchen not working (it is 130 in there) and all the other stuff going on and I am ready to go.
Last year this time, our air conditioner was slowly dying and we were taking turns between sweating and sweltering while trying to make our customers as happy as possible in the heat. A new ac unit was not in the budget and trying to keep our existing ac working was a full time job.
Now we are waiting for someone to fix the exhaust in the kitchen before the crazy week begins.
(as I was typing this, my hubby called to tell me they found a new exhaust motor in another town so our friend who also fixes our ac and fridge stuff (the one with cancer) is on his way to pick it up for us.)
Wednesday I took my MIL for her oncology appt.
He told us that without chemo, she has 4-6 months to live.
Her doctor asked if she wished to restart her chemo which would probably give her another 2 months on top of that.
She told him she wanted to talk to her kids and get back to him.
We all knew the statistics. This cancer is not curable and from the time of diagnosis, you are lucky to live for a year but we had hope that she would be miraculously healed either by the chemo or by God and have many more years with us..
We still have hope and I know that she will be healed in the end whether it be on earth or in Heaven.
I know they say God doesn't give you more than you can handle but my whole life, I have felt like he really tests me.
My husband continues to be upbeat and positive which pulls me through so I guess God sent him to me 22 years ago so I could get through this insane life without going out of my mind or ending up in prison for murder.
I got my hair cut yesterday. I decided to go back to layers (after growing them out for a year)
My husbands Jeep had a slow tire leak this week. The tire guy said it was caused by a rock.
Or maybe a piece of river gravel?????????
I finished Hunger Games last night. I highly recommend it to you.
I need to get the second book in the series.
When I was getting my hair done yesterday, she put some pretty new lipgloss on me.
I HAD to have it because clearly, I have none.
(I didn't get it because I realized I already have that one)
|This is just the bag in my purse. I actually have quite a bit more in the bottom of my purse and in my makeup bag upstairs. And yes, I use them all. That pill is a Zyrtec, if you care.|
The little one starts band camp Monday. He is section leader so he had to go teach the freshmen baritones Thurs. and Fri. from 7:30 am to noon and he was fed up but confident on day one.
"They came in there knowing nothing and now they know most everything about marching and they still have a week to go" he said.
"Except one kid, he isn't teachable, he knows it all, wants to do it HIS way and he will not listen to me. You either get it, or you don't".
That's the spirit, my sweet boy, you do take after your dad.
Cause if he took after me, that annoying band kid would be waterboarded.