Wednesday, August 20, 2008

August update

August has been a pretty busy month! I was lucky to have some time off of work and did a lot of things that needed attention around the house. I also attended the Grass Roots Initiative program with the Nurse Practice Council at work. It is a really great group that stands for shared governance in the work place. Our project for Grass Roots involves building teamwork on a unit of 75 nurses! It will be a feat but I'm excited to be a part of a group at work making changes to better the workplace.

In between my conference for Grass Roots and working I took a week off and have now finished painting every room in the house! I also have put some finishing touches on decorating the house. This is really fun for me but it means that Rusty has work to to hanging chandeliers, mirrors, and curtain rods after he gets home from work. He's been really great about helping out and supporting my creative outlets! Check out some photos on our photo page...

Besides all that we have really enjoyed the Olympics this year and spent many nights staying up late to watch gymnastics, running, diving, volleyball, and many more sports.

Also happy to note that our house (and wobbly fence, below) survived it's first hurricane/tropical storm. For us, it wasn't much more than a constant rain with some wind. We were lucky to get away with just that!

Up next: This weekend Rusty and I are eagerly awaiting our trip to Texas to visit our friend Savanah. More later...