Sunday, October 24, 2010

Time Marches On

The Mister went to in-service in King Salmon this past week.  The district office (DO) told him that a plane will be here in Pedro Bay on Sunday, the 14th, to pick up us and our belongings and fly us to Perryville directly.  To understand this a bit better --- I have nearly 17 Rubbermaid totes in my classroom of just school stuff.  AUGHH!!!  We have eliminated books and clothes at a record level at the apartment.  It will take at least 4 or 5 pick-up loads to get our gear down to the airport.  We will have to keep out our heavy winter gear because of weather --- you never know what it's going to be like and we will cover over 400 miles of terrain.  While the airplane should be comfortable --- you always have to plan for the unexpected!

The DO told the Mister that I would be substituting for the secondary Reading, Writing and Social Studies teacher while they are out for personal business.  I don't know how long that will be.  The Mister is set to teach the 1-3 graders.  Later on I will return as his aide for the rest of the year.  Maybe. 

Who knows?!  You know how people laugh and talk about some people who wake up in a new world every morning?  Well, that's us.  We just live with what we've got and either hope that we can hang on to it or that tomorrow morning will bring something better....

We went to church this morning.  I will miss the singing and visiting with folks.  It has been a good time for our family to have this extended family.

In case you're interested.... I am finally buying tickets for the Girl to come home at Christmas.  This has turned into quite a job.  She can leave Mt. Edgecumbe after school on the 16th but the late flight is apparently filled -- this happened while we were waiting to find out just where we should buy the for!  Now we know where we're going to be and the logistics are difficult to say the least.  I can get her to Anchorage or King Salmon but somewhere she'll have to probably spend the night in the airport.  Then flights to Perryville are limited so I'm trying to get the timing right on that, too.  AND, I'd really like to use my mileage with Alaska Air so that seems to be putting a wrinkle in it, too.  If you're still interested, Pen Air is advertising the price from Anchorage to Perryville at $804 round trip ---- by the time this is all said and done I could just as well send the Girl to Oklahoma for the break!!!  I'll let you know what I finally get worked out.....

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