Monday, April 27, 2009

Just been busy

Just been busy with work, school and the like and haven't been around the blogs much. Not too much to say I guess. Been working on papers for school and getting all the tests/competencies (interning) I need to get done at work. I'm really enjoying learning and assisting in surgeries. From broken bones of the hands and legs, spine work, gallbladder removal's and kidney stones removal. Who knew I would like it rather than being grossed out...I think it's my favorite part of the intering lately.

We went to the annual conference for us future Radiology tech's. It was fun to let loose with our classmates and the booze was a flowing. We had a lot of fun just hanging out and went out to dinner and the bars and played pool and the next night we went dancing. I guess I'm not too old to boogie. It has been years and years since I've danced or let loose like that. It was nice and was a chance to let off some steam....a great stress reliever. And it was great to get to know some of ladies in my class better and just laugh a lot. Of course, the conference wasn't bad either during the day and we learned some new things.

Not much else happening.....had a nice Easter with family a few weeks ago and nothing exciting coming down the pike except for in June we will go spend the night out by the ocean at a place called Ocean Shores on the WA coast so that will be fun. I always love it out there and it's a great place to fly the more heavy duty kites.

The family is doing well and my boy right now is playing Star Wars with his light saber. He fought the Mommy and I lost so I have up the saber to the hubby. They are so rambunctious! I hope you all are well.....and I'll stop by and say hi soon.

Saturday, April 04, 2009

back to the daily grind

I'm back in to the daily grind of school and work. I'm tired already....and I don't like it. I guess I have a bit of senioritis and want school to just be over. I know it will be by the end of summer but then there is the big registry test I must pass so that adds a layer of stress to see if I can do it.

I rented the Twilight movie over my break cause I never have seen it. Even though it is mostly for teens I think, I really liked it. I'm a sucker for love stories anyway and it brought back some of that feeling when you were in love for the first time. The Edward guy would of been just my type, ha. Of course, I had to go buy some of the 4 books in the series and have been reading them all week. They are very long books but I am on the last one 'breaking dawn'. It's like I couldn't put them down much I had to keep on reading even though it they get weird as it's all about vampires and werewolves. Anybody else read these books? I guess they are working on the next movie 'new moon' now up north of us here in Vancouver, Canada. In the other movie I guess they shot it in Oregon and in Forks, Washington. I've driven through Forks and if you blink you will miss it. They are right though that it is really green and old town and rains a lot there. They are smack dab in the rain forest. Maybe I'll wonder out there this summer and go out to La Push beach area or hike around the rain forest; really want to go camping out there. There is a hot spring area out there that I've been wanting to go to. In the summers as a kid, I used to go out to the Makah's above where the forks area is...kind of the point/tip of washington. My dad used to salmon fish in the summers there and we would camp there a lot waiting for him or go out in the boat with him. It does have some pretty areas. Here's some pics of the area. There is a lot of the area I haven't seen too. I've been to Port Angeles and hiked up hurricane ridge and that is nice. I guess these books brought about a renewed interest to get out and see my state. We really aren't that far away from this area.

We did end up going to this Great Wolf Lodge. It reminded be of the 'grand california hotel' at Disneyland that looks like it is straight out of the northwest is rustic with lots of stone brick and fake animals. It is totally catered to kids. We went on a lot of water slides and the wave pool. The kids also did this magic wand thing where you have this wand and you go in a search for crystals and mystic figures and fight dragons. They also had a kid zone with dancing and interactive games like Wii games and rock star but that was more for the tweens so we didn't go in there.

Anyway, hope you all are well as I haven't been blogging or very often but I like to get on here occassionally and I'll visit you all soon. Now I have this sudden urge to go hiking.....spring is just around the corner and we will get out there soon and I'm tired of being cooped up inside.....I need to see the ocean.