Taking a break from posting.

So, the hubby and I are moving at the end of the month. We’re driving all the way to Texas, and I’m trying to stay open minded about the move. I’ve grown strangely attached to Seattle. I loved Colorado when I lived there, but Seattle is just special to me. Anyhow, with moving and not having a place to live yet, it will be hard enough to get school work done, so I won’t be posting until we get settled.

Maybe I’ll post pictures of our new place when we get unpacked. We were going to try and get a house on base, but the wait list is pretty long, so we might be living in an apartment again. We’ve found a few contenders, so as long as they don’t have breed or weight restrictions we’ll be fine. Hoshi turned eight months old at the beginning of this week. He’s just about 90 lbs, and he finally is starting to seem big to me. Up until this point I always saw him as small, but he’s bigger than most full grown German Shepherds. He is still a lap dog. I think he’ll always be a lap dog.

I hope everyone’s Friday is going well. I have to go try and write a paper. I’m not doing very well with it, and I’d love to just pretend it doesn’t exist. The book that I read for the paper is a brilliant book. It is Kazuo Ishiguro’s A Pale View of Hills. He also wrote Never Let Me Go. I’ve heard that it is fantastic, but I haven’t had a chance to read that one.

Anyhow, happy reading to everyone!

My First Rejection Letter!

Yep. I finally got my first rejection letter. I’m not surprised, but I’m not upset either. The magazine I applied to looked pretty fancy, but at least they were nice enough to send a rejection letter. I’ve heard that some places don’t even do that.

I’ve had the time to apply to two more places, so we’ll see if anything comes of those. School has been super busy, and work is picking up speed, so I don’t have a great deal of free time. I figured my first rejection demanded some attention. :3

We are also going to be moving at the end of this month. It’s a little stressful considering that we don’t have a place lined up once we get to Texas, but I’ve heard that’s pretty common in a military move. This will be my first. When I moved up to Seattle I moved my stuff by myself, and the hubby had his things moved by the military. I’ve heard they do a good job with shipping everything.

I trust it, but it goes against my control freak nature to let anyone else handle any sort of responsibility. It will be a learning experience! The only thing that I’m genuinely concerned about it the animals. We’re going to be in the car for at least three days, and I’m just hoping that it doesn’t stress them out. The dog has gotten better, but our cat doesn’t like leaving the apartment. Poor boy. He’s going to be grumpy for a while after we move.

I’m off to read my next book for school. Hope everyone is having a productive day.