Sunday, March 16, 2008


For the past few weeks, we have both been keeping very busy. Kevin has been working on the musical at his high school. They are performing "Working". The rehearsals kept him busy, but what was really hard is the musical they were performing didn't have any instrumental music parts written out. Kevin spent hundreds of hours listening to the recording and writing out music parts so his students could participate in the musical. He had students who actually wanted to participate, and didn't want to turn them away. He worked very hard, and pulled a few all-nighters. Last night was the final performance. Amy was able to go, as was Kevin's family (his dad and brother were playing in the orchestra too) and Amy's dad. It was fun to see him up there conducting. The orchestra sounded great, and people said it was the best musical Alameda had done in ten years! It was a great experience for everyone, but we're glad it is over so we can actually spend time together again.

Amy is still working hard in school. Her current course will end on Tuesday, and she will start a new class the following week. She is still enjoying her classes, and is looking forward to April, when she will begin taking two classes at once so she can finish sooner. One of our assignments was to interview a school counselor to find out more about the profession. I chose to interview the mother of one of my best friends in high school. So last week I went and interviewed Kimsey's mom. It was great to talk with her and to see her again! Last night, one of the girls in my class had a St. Patrick's Day party, so after the musical I stopped by for a bit. It was fun to hang out with someone new! I love all my friends, but it is nice to meet someone new who wasn't in band! While at her house, I saw a girl that I have known since 2nd grade. I hadn't seen her since high school, but her husband is friends with my friend's husband. What a small world!

As some of you know, Amy has been working hard on her scrapbooking. She has been going in chronological order trying to get caught up to the present. She is very excited that she just finished working on pictures from the trip to Georgia in 2006. Next up is wedding stuff, so she's almost done!!

As you can see, we've been keeping busy! We're looking forward to spring break the week after next. Amy doesn't get any time off, but is probably going to take a couple days vacation from work anyways. We're hoping to get some stuff done around the house and maybe look for a new car!