I get to go on a field trip today!

My first field trip at camp EVER!

I’m excited…because for half a day, I’m not going to be holed up in the school.

I have no idea where we’re going, but I’m sure it’ll be all educational or whatever.  And stuff.


I’m back! I think…


I get back from Vegas only to find out that while I was gone, a comedy of errors took place.

First, a lightening storm obliterated both the modem and the wireless router.  Then, my car’s Check Engine light came on.  Shortly thereafter, my dad’s car overheated.  Then a man who was supposed to fix the washing machine broke a copper pipe and nearly flooded the basement.  To dry the place out, my parents tried to use the dehumidifier, which instantly broke.

On the Internet front, the entire day I’ve been back has been spent trying to fix it.  It worked in the morning (apparently) but broke as soon as I tried to use it.  I managed to help fix it, but the signal wasn’t strong enough to reach my room, so we had to get another range extender (we had one, but it was of course incompatible with the security placed on the new router) in order to broadcast the signal into my room.

AND I have to go back to work tomorrow.  DO NOT WANT.

I don’t know when I’ll be able to check up on stuff.

On a positive note, Vegas was awesome.  I loved every minute.  Took some great photos and had some great times, so I’ll hopefully share all of those soon.

Oh, and I’ve picked out my new phone. 😉

Tomorrow’s a ‘Celebration.’ Maybe

Been busy recently with work and haven’t had time to update anything.  Plus, all I want to do when I get home is precisely nothing.

However, tomorrow is the Bank Formerly Known As Commercial Federal’s “Celebrates America” concert in Omaha, which is free to the public.  This year’s headliner is Kool & the Gang, which is very exciting.  Also, .38 Special will be there.  Previous years have featured KC & the Sunshine Band, The Village People, The Pointer Sisters, The Supremes, and others.  It usually draws 50,000 or more people.

The sucky thing is that due to cruddy weather, the entire thing may be postponed. We’ll see.

The non-sucky thing is that regardless of weather, next week is my week off and I’m EXCITED.  Again, I plan to do precisely nothing.

Sleepy, sleepy, sleepy

This was a tough week of work.  Each day was at least 10 hours with Thursday clocking in at 12.  So I treated myself to some awesome video games—the Lego Star Wars and Indiana Jones games, recommended by many 10-year-olds. 😛  But seriously, I played them, and they’re both excellent.

The grandparents are also over so I’ll be spending time when them.  I’ll get into normalcy soon enough, I hope.

Parents’ Night is for suckers!! Oh, wait

As a camp counselor and not a teacher, we don’t need to attend Parnets’ Parents’ Night, which is an extra two hours of time with the kids—and their parents!

Well, tomorrow, I’m staying and filling in for a teacher in exchange for her doing my “after care” session Friday, which is like a daycare for the kids who have parents who aren’t responsible enough to pick them up at 4:00.

I’m going to need a doubleshot espresso on ice from Starbucks.

Can’t…move…brain…shutting down

Work today was excruciating.  I was in a Lego Robotics class all week, which culminates in an inventory of all the tiny friggin’ Lego pieces, of which there are thousands.  I didn’t get off work until 5:30.  And I haven’t been able to sit down at all today (not uncommon) so I can barely stand.

The only way to relieve this feeling is pool together the $450 I make per week (six weeks this year, plus the seven last year I stashed in the bank) and buy some phones at the end of the year. 😛

The pay totally makes up for the lack of sleep and the acheiness.

Can’t take it no more

I don’t think I can take the humidity.  After two weeks in a climate with 0% humidity and then coming home to a climate with 500% humidity, I don’t think I’m going to make it next week when I have to be outside for lunch duty at the summer camp.