It’s good to be back in the land of the internet. Had to purchase a wireless PCI card to install into the back of my desktop, though, because the room my computer is in didn’t have a phone jack for the DSL. No matter, it’s lightning fast regardless (yippee AT&T!)
By the way, bowling at 31 weeks pregnant, with a super active 18 month old who wants to run the entire length of the bowling alley and climb and hurt herself does NOT help one’s back. At all. But the bowling alley, which was recently redone, is gorgeous (seems silly to say that about a bowling alley, but it’s true) and we had so much fun. Food was pretty awesome too. Or, as my 4 year old might say, “reetackular” (spectacular). There isn’t a lot to do here for families, so I can tell already we’re going to be doing a lot of sight seeing and traveling while at this duty station.
Being in Louisiana as opposed to North Carolina is a definite change, much moreso than I’d expected. Like, almost everything we were used to has changed. Take for example, having air conditioning both upstairs and down. Nope, not here. It’s so bloody hot, the housing office has permitted us to buy window units and/or ceiling fans for upstairs for them to install because they know their A/C units aren’t cutting it in this heat. Being pregnant, trying to unpack upstairs, well, I’m sure you can imagine, is like a nightmare. But we’re handling it alright. We’re just unpacking at a much slower rate than normal because of it, which doesn’t help the fact that both my husband and I are green thumbs and are itchin’ to get outside to landscape our house and plant some plants, but the combination of this heat with the need to get the house unpacked first, well, let’s just say that our little outside project isn’t going to happen as soon as we’d like it to.
Nevertheless, I’m online again, happy to be so, and am eager to blog about our new lives here.