My mom and I flew in from
Onto non-trip related news, I did get most of my challenge done for Skimble on the plane ride over to
I don't know how busy I'll be in the next few days; now that I'm back I need to catch up on the job hunt front. I really need to find some work; Jason and I are kind of drowning over here. With Suz coming home it's also time to start searching for an apartment, and I'm a bit worried about what we are going to be able to afford...
With all that I’ll try to get the chance to go back through everyone’s posts in the last week and catch up with everyone. I’m dreading doing the same on deviant art…
Well despite the fact that I haven't posted anything new in a few days I've been plugging away in Rajala like mad. Chapter twelve is *very* close to being ready to post, I'm just still playing around with the ending for it. I had to write out my outline again, as I detoured a bit with eleven and twelve by switching the POV for them. This meant I had to decided how I was going to do the next chapter as it was going to be
I've been trying to finally settle on the magical aspects of Rajala, going over stuff I already had and researching some more. There are a few things I've been trying to weigh and decide how I want to go about them. I don't want to write myself into a corner with them, but once I make the decision they are a bit permanent. I find I do a *lot* of thinking lately.
Jason's still sick and it's been pretty bad. He's missed work, but so far I've avoided catching it and he is starting to feel a bit better.
Zephyr was playing with one of Kuzco's feathers today and prompted a mini photo shoot, so I took the time to post them over on my deviantart and respond to some messages over there. With all the work I've been doing it had been a while since I was on, I've got some 100+ deviations to go through one of these days, but like everything else it's just going to have to wait.
I'm also trying to not remind myself that the MLP fair is this weekend. I swore to myself last year that I would be going this year...but yeah, broke. It didn't bother me so much when it was clear over in RI last time, but Vegas is only about a six hour drive from my house...More than anything I'd just like to get the chance to meet so many people from the arena and see those that I had at my Colorado meet last year.
The trip was awesome, we drove up through Idaho and spent our first night in Oregon, along with most of the following days (although one night was in Washington simply because we had crossed the Columbia River). Unfortunately we had a lot of rain the first few days, and not just the normal Oregon drizzle, we also got caught in a few downpours. Some highlights of Oregon were the and the FallsSea Lion Caves. I also loved the picturesque Oregon Sand Dunes. I used to visit Sand Dunes a lot in Utah when I was a kid, but never near a body of water before!
After Oregon we moved on to California and had an amazing campsite overlooking the ocean. We also visited the Redwood Forest, but it was so overcast that day that none of my pictures turned out that great.
The end of our trip had us drive through northern Nevada, which was pretty uneventful. We did stop at the "Shoe Tree" which was interesting to say the least, I'll be adding those pictures up to my account probably tomorrow.
Although it was fun, it was great to get home. I really missed my husband and our babies. Miley and Ari have hardly left me alone since I've been back. Today I've been spending a lot of time writing, and of course, on a new project. I'll post the beginning after I get this up.
I think that brings everything back to up to date, lets see if I can do better at keeping it that way.