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Stir-Crazy

UGH!!!

I am just going stir crazy tonight. I have been all day. Spring has sprung (and how) and so my normal 'knit to help keep people warm' is off-kilter, since it isn't cold. I know the cold will come back, but that's not helping me right now.

To be perfectly honest, I want to go and do something. I would like to go shopping. I don't really want to go buy stuff, I just want to go mosey around Walmart, or the mall, or something like that. Jerek, however, doesn't. He is the driver. You see the problem.

Tiri has been being a little fuss-budget too. I thought she was teething, but I haven't seen anything yet. Tomorrow she has her 6-month appointment, which means three shots. Oh please, shoot us now.

She has learned something new. She has taken to rolling all over the floor now. She is becoming opinionated about things. She loves her toys, she likes eating squash and peas, and she knows what her bottle means and responds to the sight of it by kicking and squealing.

Jerek still hasn't found a job. One would think there would be something coming up pretty soon, but it seems that places he goes and applies at in response to "help-wanted" ads change their rules right in the middle. Take Menards, for instance. The ad said they wanted someone to drive trailers to locations locally. He goes and applies, and hears nothing.

Then, a little over a week later, he goes and checks in with them. Turns out they are having a job fair that day, so he goes back, fills out another app and gets an interview. Now they are looking for a "yard goat" (I know, I don't get the barnyard animal terminology either.) to move trailers around the lots.... second shift, so it's out anyway.

They haven't called him anyway.

Garden Valley Coop is still on the pot.

He found an ad for Crete Carrier Corp that said he could bring wife and baby with. He wants to do that, but I don't. It's not feasible. There are meetings, service, Allen, and Tiri to think of. I don't like the idea of being on a truck anymore. You are basically a well-paid slave. And, as far as Tiri is concerned, she would hate it. She hates to be in her car seat for a morning and afternoon out in service, how would a 14 hour day be??? And when she's bigger, they don't exactly have playgrounds next to truck stops.

Sigh Wonder why I'm so frustrated.

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