Wow! What a whirlwind!
I've been absent from "Greasy" for way too long.
I enrolled in FOUR classes for the Fall semester after taking THREE over two months in the summer. I thought, "How bad could it be? I got through those two months and now it's spread out over four months."
Then, when I had a chance to drop them before incurring any charges, I couldn't get them dropped due to some technicality in the bursar's office. Sooooo...I'm still taking FOUR classes during one of the busiest times of the year.
THEN THERE'S MATH!!! Ok, I used to be really good at math. Used to be. This Math Analysis for Business is eating my lunch! It's calculus and I've forgotten so much of what comes before calculus that I'm playing a frantic game of catch-up and I'm still not sure it isn't going to tank my GPA (which matters to me only because it always has, no logical reason).
I spend literally hours on the homework and when I return to it in a day or two I cannot remember what is supposed to happen. Fortunately, there are not very many high-level math classes required for this degree.
On a brighter note, I'm finally scratching the learning itch that went neglected for far too long. Some, including close family, think I'm crazy for wasting money on a degree, but they don't understand it's not about the paper. It's about learning and it's something I enjoy immensely. Hopefully, I can turn it into something profitable sooner or later.
The girls are back to school and the steady hum of home life is soothing, although quite lively most of the time. The church is hanging in there, although I wish I were better at that part of my work. Seems like what worked in Mexico isn't working here.
Wish me luck. I'm gonna need it for the next 13 weeks! LOL