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So after quite a long hiatus or sabbatical, whichever you prefer. I am back and blogging. FINALLY adding pictures of my rented furniture. I don't like it much but it is comfy and gets the job done. I would never choose it on my own though. Anyhow, a lot has happened. I started work and it's been going pretty well. I'm finally starting to figure things out and got some praise from my many bosses recently so that's a plus. The other interns are amazing! They're so fun! We went out a week or 2 ago but unfortunately it was Friday and I'm incapable of staying up late after working all day so I was a lamehead. Then I rode home with THE creepiest cabby on earth. Good experience. I'm really hoping we can all go out again soon but I gotta show these Texans how we party in da ville! Plus the bars here close at like 2. Psh.

In other news, the kiddos are doing great. TJ is his normal self, just a chill old guy. Mani is starting to be a bit of a snot. Maybe it's those terrible twos. I'm sure it has a lot to do though with me not being able to entertain her like I used to. We don't go to the park like we did in Lou because it is ALWAYS at least 90 degrees here, dawn and dusk. Not only have I not gotten to walk her much but I also haven't been running. Ugh. Anyway, she's been going to daycare which helps but on the weekends she's crazier than ever. I love her to death but by Sunday afternoon I'm ready to send her back to the dogs. Literally.

So in closing, (because I go to bed pretty much when the sun goes down) I just wanna say that things are going pretty well here. Not a fan of Texas though. Way too freaking hot and crowded and everything moves too slow for my liking. But you know, it's always a good experience. And even better, I met a nice guy out here who may be something special :) More about him later. Nighty night friends!



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