Tuesday, June 30, 2009

So In Love With Summer

Well, it's been a while since I posted. I just don't have anything too spectacular to post about. No pictures lately. I'm a picture slacker. But I thought I'd give an update of our summer so far.

Work: Both Patrick and I are still working full-time just trying to build up our bank account before we have to pay for tuition and books and health insurance and all that fun stuff that comes due at the beginning of fall semester.

I am loving my job at the pool. It's just nice to be outside and it's something I'm passionate about. I am in charge of swimming lessons at the pool and I also coach swim team. Even though I sometimes get annoyed that I'm working with a bunch of 15 year olds, it is so fun to do my best to continually make our swimming lessons better. And all the little kids who come to lessons are just too darn cute! And it also happens to be super fun to hear about all the teenage love drama.

Patrick is enjoying his job as well--as far as I know. :) He is spending his hours at the Freshmen Academy office at BYU. His job was a little slow at the beginning of the summer, but it seems to be picking up a little, so that's good.

Church: Well, as the last post indicated, Pat and I have new callings. We were not so excited about them when we got them a month ago, but we are growing into them. We still miss our sunbeams though! Patrick is the Scoutmaster of the 3 scouts that live in our ward. He was really nervous about this calling, but I think he's doing great. I'm sure his scouts love him.

I am in the Relief Society Presidency. It has been an adventure trying to learn everyone's names since I knew no one in our ward. Seriously I probably knew 3 people's names before I got this calling. I am still struggling, but hopefully it'll keep getting better...of course, then fall semester will start and I'll be back to square one.

Harry Potter: The other thing that has kept Patrick and I occupied is Harry Potter. We finished the 6th book and are now working on the 7th. And I am counting down the days to the new Harry Potter movie. Oh I can't wait.

And of course, we have been enjoying other summer activities...movies, walks (my personal favorite!), basketball, swimming, games, hanging out with our families, bowling, painting Grandma's house, studying for the GRE (Patrick, not me), sewing, tennis (even though I got us kicked out), eating ice cream cones, and so on. I sure do love summer.


Erin said...

ok so you can't say that you got kicked out of tennis and not tell that story!!! Seriously!! I love reading your blog. Keep it up!

Alyse and Bob said...

Ok I am SOOO happy that you updated your blog! Congrats on the new callings! We need to get snow cones and play games. We are going to chicago tomorrow-sunday but we will be home all next week. I also need to go swimming desperately! I haven't been once this summer! Miss you guys! Bob keeps saying we need to get together!

aubrie said...

Hi Alisha! I'm so glad that you found my blog, it's so fun to read through yours! Where are you guys living? I'm sure that you'll be fantastic in the Relief Society Presidency...but I can understand why you would miss the Sunbeams. I'm the Primary Secretary in our ward and I love seeing all of the cute little kids every week. Also, I agree with Erin: I want to know about you getting kicked out while playing tennis!