Over this weekend, I also met a new friend and helped her at an estate sale for 2 days. What a scream. We don't commonly have those around here, but where she's from, they are very common, and she started a business here. It's so fun. Sort of like an auction and a garage sale, but with no bartering. The 2nd day has 1/2 price after 1, then the 3rd day is 75% off. I didn't stop by today, so I'm not sure how busy it was, but the first day they handed out 36+ numbers to enter the house. It was so tiny AND packed, that they could only let in 18 people at a time. I had so much fun.
I spoke with a friend/counselor the other day - still trying to get through this blah feeling. She recommended I figure out what I want to do with the next 20 years of my life, not that being "mom" no longer takes 24 hours of my day. I really want to work in a library or be a private investigator. So, I guess I will begin investigating (haha - pun!) those as possible options. I liked that estate sale thing, but it is LOTS of hard work.
Oh, in an interesting turn of events, I received a letter from Jake. From Prison. He wants me to intervene with Jack and encourage Jack to have a relationship with him. I'm not really sure that's what Jack wants, or he'd already have done it, nor am i sure that it is what's best. The worst part is through this all, Jake has never said one time that he was sorry for what he did to start this whole chain of events, nor the actions he did to worsen it. I'm just thankful for God's protection over my kids while they were younger. God is so good. Amazingly good. I haven't written him back because what I want to say, he probably won't want to hear.
I guess I'd better get back to enjoying my time alone until Abby gets here.
Keeping my blog friends in my thoughts and prayers. There are still really good people in the world, and it's great to actually see them.