After making that last post, I emailed my bro and sis-in-law to see if they'd be coming to Utah any time in the near future, cos I have a niece I'd never met and I wasn't gonna make it to NJ like I'd planned. The very next morning, she calls me while I'm in class to say, "Uh.. Hi! We're here!" Apparently she'd been meaning to call me, and I just beat her to the punch with the email. Go me!
So yes, I got to see (part of) my family last week, and it was awesome!! I walked in and Charlie appeared at the top of the steps going "Jen!! Jen!! Jen!!" (They'd been practicing.) He was SO cute. And Emma is freaking adorable, with her big puffy cheeks and sweet little mouth. She was smiling for me and everything. I talked to Christie for several hours, played with the nephew a little, gave them presents, and all-in-all had a fabulous time. I miss them. But I'm glad she called me and I got to go see them for even a little while.
In other news, Brit's started working again, so he didn't get to come. And his dumb boss put him in at 30 hours this week, so he's going to school at 8:30 and getting off work at 9:30. Ouch. I really just barely put that together in my head.... That is seriously harsh. But at least we're getting a paycheck again, and I'm going in for an interview at a care center tonight. In the meantime, I feel super lazy because I have almost nothing to do. I got the living room and kitchen cleaned and vacuumed, and I'm gonna work on the office today. But that doesn't help my guilty feeling of laziness as I sit here and blog while my husband is at school learning important things.