Friday, May 30, 2008

UPDATE: School Post

I have my appointment to see a counselor on Tuesday to discuss my options, and make a plan to finally get my degree!
I'm VERY excited!! Graduating is something that I'm sure everyone gets excited about, and feels good about doing, but I've been attending college off and on part time for 14 damn years! This is going to be it, I'm not going to "take the semester off" or dick around like I've done before. My excitement is indescribable, and when I finally get to "walk" and receive that diploma I'm positive it's going to be the 2nd best day of my life!

*The #1 spot for "best day of my life" was May 5, 2004.

Thursday, May 29, 2008


I have finally decided what I want to be when I grow up! ; )

I have made the decision to go back to school, and to finish pursuing my Sociology degree. It's weird that I was such an "early bloomer" for a LOT of things, but when it came to the really important life decisions, I've been ridiculously slow. I have a lot of interests in many areas, and I think that has always been one of the reasons I rarely stick to a decision. I will decide on something, and then I'll get distracted by something, or something will happen in my life, and things fall to the side and don't get completed. Or, I'll just change direction mid course if something becomes mundane or really hard. However, when I do make a FINAL decision and promise to myself, I keep it. This is one of those decisions. The school I'll be attending has a really awesome new feature on their website. You select the degree you're going after, and they have these really detailed lists of areas the degree can be applied, what type of employers hire for it, and strategies such as volunteering/internships/certificates/other skills that will be helpful in getting the type of job you want. In addition they also have a page of links to online resources, and professional organizations. It is really a great idea; it's helpful to someone already working towards their major, and for people who are undecided and need more information about the different educational fields, and career opportunities.

It's a really good feeling to have this decision made, and to have an idea of where my career life is headed. Plus it's always nice to be excited about something, and to have new things to look forward to.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Part Deux :The Pink Pooch Blog...

The Pooch was in desperate need of a make-over. She was entirely too depressing and "doom and gloom". While the issues in my life have not been resolved, and really are quite depressing, I don't need everything I touch or am associated with to be in the same blue mood. I hope to have things set up and running smoothly by the end of the week, so check back soon!

Oh, and the most recent quote, or expression to move me was seen on the billboard of a church I pass on a daily basis:
"Turn the other cheek, not your back"

I have recently started becoming just a wee less skeptical about, "signs", and "premonitions". It's possible that the mind has the ability to read into things when it is in need of guidance, but I'm not able to 100% dispute the possibility of the occasional, authentic "sign", or "message" from a higher power...