Saturday, April 16, 2011

What is this about your daughter marrying my husband?

Things are moving along nicely here. I got a whole bunch of good news this week that is definitely going to carry me through the last couple of innings of Jason's deployment.

First, I got a nice little raise at work and some solid praise from my manager. I get to be a housewife and bring in a respectable salary--it's really the best of both worlds.

Second, and even more importantly, I found out that Jason will be returning in time for my sister's wedding! I have had a perma-grin on my face for the past few days. Even shelling out $800 for plane tickets home made me feel gleeful, because I was buying two tickets instead of one.

Then, my bridesmaid dress arrived this morning! Of course I had to rip it out of the plastic and have a fashion show. I guess I've lost some weight and inches since I was measured for it last year (woohoo!), because it was practically falling off of me, but it's nothing that a little taking in can't fix.

To make this week even better, today I went to see Wicked. It was every bit as good as I had hoped, and it even had an animal rights twist to the storyline that made my inner activist jump up and down in her seat. Furthermore, seeing a green lady flying in a harness made me think back to my own performing days, when I was the green lady in the harness--as Fruma Sarah in Fiddler on the Roof my senior year of high school. I didn't look half bad with green skin, either:

Video or it never happened (my part starts at 3:40 into the video):


The Random Blogette said...

That was quote a production of Fiddler! How awesome that you have a video of it too!

I am so glad that some great things are happening for you. It is always nice when you are appreciated at work!

The Random Blogette said...

That was supposed to be quite not quote!

Jes said...

Look at little tiny Jimmothy! (And little tiny Heidi!) (I was also much, much litter and tinier then...)

Cary said...

Green becomes you.

Congrats on your raise, praise, and hubby home in time to make the wedding.

The Steffens said...

hahaha, oh OHS theater. You were fab!

And yaaaaaay hubs going to the wedding with you!

Maris (In Good Taste) said...

Good news all around for you! Am delighted for you!