Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Update Long Overdue

Wow, It's been a long time since I wrote last. I don't think anyone reads this anyways, so it doesn't really matter! :)

Let's see, what has been going on? Daniel and Gladys moved to VA and they are doing well besides the fact that Daniel hasn't found a job yet. He has been working temporarily for this guy that delivers purified water, but it doesn't pay much. He may be getting a job with a contractor doing finishing work, which he is really good at and the job pays well. We're all praying he gets that job. We chat on the web cam with them every Sunday, so we get to see the kids too. Most of the time they are pretty rowdy and have to leave the room, but it's fun to see them and say hi. Isabel will be going to kindergarten this year and starts in a couple of weeks. She is excited, she has wanted to go to school for awhile now.

I have just been busy working, doing vinyl and playing with my sistas. It's so nice being close to my family. I wish I lived even closer, but 20 minutes isn't that bad.

I don't remember if I posted on here about finding my long-lost friend Matt. We worked together 7 years ago up at the Rockin' C Ranch. We were really good friends, but lost contact after his mission. Well I found him back in April on facebook! :) I was so happy, I thought about him a lot over the years, and never forgot about him. He went to China for two months before I had the chance to see him, but when he got home we went to dinner. It was so good to see him and get a Matt hug. The next week we went to a ReAL Soccer game with his friend Joe, a roommate of Matt's, Kelsey, Heidi and their friend Lexi. I haven't seen him for a couple of weeks now, it's about time we get together again. I have missed him.

As you all know, John moved back east in June. It's been boring on the weekends without having his shows to go to. I chat with him every now and then, so that's been fun. He came back about a month ago to do a couple of private shows and work on his new record. He did a show on Pioneer Day at Liberty Park, it was nice to see him again. We talked to him afterwards and he said home wasn't what he expected it to be and he was thinking about moving back. We told him he should! He said he was afraid people thought he was a wimp and had just given up. We told him to forget about it and move home! Last week he also started a tour with a band called We Shot the Moon. We went to his show in Odgen Thursday night and his show in Provo on Saturday night. At the show Thursday night he announced that he was moving back to Utah!!! Yahooo!!! He is finished with his tour and will be sticking around for awhile finishing his new record. I can't wait until that comes out. He had given us a demo c.d. before he moved back east, but he said the new record is going to be totally different because he has written a lot of new songs. It comes out September 26th!

My cousin Mandy moved to Mississippi because her husband is going to law school at Old Miss'. It was sad to see them go, they have the cutest kids and Mandy has always been a good friend to me. I will miss them. They plan on coming back to Utah when they are done with school, hopefully they will. I will have to go out and visit them soon. I also found out that my cousin Rashelle's husband, Rhett, is joining the Marine's so they may be moving to VA for 6 months for his training, then he will be stationed in SLC. They will know the end of this month whether he was accepted into Officer's School.

The family is doing to good. Heidi, Kelsey and Michael are all working for my dad, and Heather is too a couple mornings a week. They are staying busy and having fun. Michael is going to take a few classes at the High School this fall, so we'll see how that goes. I think it will be good for him.

Oh, I almost forgot. I had a Summer Tea Party with my friend Jacquie, her mom and sisters and our friend Angela. It was so much fun! I need to get pictures from them and post them. I was too busy hosting, I didn't get any pictures of my own!

I think that is about it for now. next time I won't wait so long to post again! :)