Saturday, February 5, 2011

Dad's Gone Day 8(last day)

Well tonight will be my finally "Dad's gone" post because my honey will be home in the morning!!!(hopefully) If he makes all of his planes and everything is on time then he will be home tomorrow morning at 10ish. I am so excited I can hardly wait and will probably not sleep at all tonight!

Friday, February 4, 2011

Dad's Gone Day 7

Today's been a good day. We went to work as usual, the boys going to school. When I picked Dan up he was so excited to tell me that he went to the treasure box!! This is a huge deal because that means that he had three excited faces(this is going above and beyond the classroom expectations for the day) this week, that alone should be amazing but he was out of school Tuesday which means that he got three of four days with an excited face this week!!!! He has really been working on it and he was glowing when I picked him up today. His teacher is wonderful she is really working with him and we are seeing some great progress. I am so thankful for the move to Litchfield Elementary!

His teacher even took this adorable picture today during art class, of Daniel having fun at school I know most kids do this all the time but this has not been Daniel most of the year this year. So this brought tears to my eyes when she sent it to me today!
Then we were off to dinner with our close friends, the Sanders. They had us over for dinner so that I didn't have to cook, isn't that amazing! I know they are so thoughtful, the kids played and we were able to socialize as adults(with kids running around and playing of course). Nicole made an amazing dinner of tacos and Darius cleaned up(what a good hubby). We were hanging out Steven's highlight of the night was beating Darius at mariokart on his game system(not sure which one, I don't know things like that). Although my night was really made just getting to hang with these wonderful amazing friends. My highlight of the night was when Tyshawn came running up and hugged and kissed me before leaving, I just love these kiddos!

Thanks Sanders for an amazing night and only one more day and a wake up until my honey is home!!!!!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Dad's Gone Day 6

Today was a good day, we are missing our Daddy big time today! Daniel is convinced that his dad is still floating in a plane somewhere and doesn't understand why he won't come down. Steven just seems sad at times. But overall, it was a good day Daniel got an excited face on his chart and Steven got green. I had my bible study for the first night tonight and although the attendances was lower then expected I am so excited about what God had planned for this semester. Other then that it was a fairly uneventful day, tomorrow we are going to the Sanders for dinner and the boys can't wait! Frankly I can't either, really looking forward to some time with friends. My mom will be on her way to California, thus leaving me to fend for myself Saturday and Sunday until we pick Ryan up from the airport. Hopefully in time to see the Steelers win the Superbowl!!

I miss you tons honey can't wait for you to be home,

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Dad's Gone Day 4/5

So as you can see I am a day behind on my blogging. Yesterday was kinda crazy. I had my first full staff meeting at the church and so I stayed at work until 5 yes 5 and then came home to an amazing dinner made by my sis. Just to leave again at 6:30, I didn't get home until after 9.

Ryan yesterday was hard without you. Everyone at the leadership meeting asked about you! Greg and Mark are expecting you in your leadership class next Wednesday and I got all the notes for you that you are missing while your gone.

Daniel got an excited face yesterday and Steven had another great day!

Now for today. Today I was at another school doing some training. The scary part was at the end of the day I had to take a test to prove that I was good enough to do this stuff on my own. The instructor told us that she had several people who scored very low (between 44% and 88%) and that she was hoping that today would be better. I was very nervous because throughout the day I was challenging a lot of what the other girls said. More because I was curious, but still we were not all thinking the same way and I wasn't sure who was right.

Well at the end of the day I took the test, which was very hard and even more difficult for me because of the reading and words(I struggle with dyslexic tendency at best). I tried really hard and prayed a lot. Sure enough when the instructor was done grading my test she said "We have a celebration today in this group!, Angela you have just scored a 98% on this test, that is the highest in your whole district!!!" I was so surprised!! and excited all at the same time. But I really was lost when I didn't have my best friend to call or to tell later. . .I miss you tons Ryan!

Daniel stayed home from school today, he was a mess. Steven had a great day but seemed to be really tried tonight. I am praying that you call tonight and we can talk again. I love you and miss you tons, honey!! Can't wait for you to come home.
Love ya,