Sunday, November 9, 2008
We're Movin On!
Well, we won again! I am so proud of our little school! We are just making things happen around here! Go Burg!
I also wanted to mention that the unthinkable has happened......My Emily got a job! Can you believe it? She will be 17 on the 26th, like that's not hard enough to believe, she went and got herself a job! She is working at the local grocery store. Our little village has been without a store for a while now, so having it back is a big deal in a little town like ours. I stopped by yesterday, which was opening day, to see 2 things: 1.Yes we actually have a grocery store and 2.Yes Emily actually had a real job! She was great! I am so proud of her! Why all the fuss? And why did I call this the unthinkable? Because my Emily is the kind of girl that just automatically thought she would grow up and marry a prince and the she would be waited on hand and foot! Let me give you an example....when I first tried to teach her how to wash dishes, she wouldn't stick her hands in the water. Why? Beacause she said "Those dishes are dirty and I will get that stuff on my hands!" This is the girl that had to run around the track one time to pass gym class and the school nurse called me to pick her up because she threw up! Yea. This is the girl that wouldn't play sports. "I can't play soccer, it makes you sweaty!" Now, you would think to yourself...I bet she is a chubby little thing, oh no she's a size 6. Why is this such a big deal you say? Because, all this time my husband and I kept saying to each other, "She better find herself a rich husband, because she's never gonna cut it in the working world!" But, do you wanna know what I saw yesterday? I saw her working circles around alot of the other girls. The other girls were pecking the cash register with one finger and flipping their little blinking light on to have someone fix their mistakes and reset their registers. And who do you think that person was? Yep, it was Emily! She went from cash register to cash register fixing and resetting. All that time on the computer and all of those thousands of text messages later, yes Emily had become some sort of technological wizard! Yes,I am really proud of my Emily! Great job girl! Now, if only I could get her to put her clothes in the hamper instead of on the floor beside the hamper. Oh well, all in due time.