It’s barely into February and already the year has taken a few unpredictable and exciting turns; one of which is still up in the air and so I won’t mention it until it’s landed one way or the other. One I can tell you about, though, is possibly the biggest thing I’ve ever done: I have a job. It starts halfway through May and ends in early October. It’s in Colorado. At a dude ranch. A dude ranch owned, in fact, by the family of my closest and dearest friend, whom I met a few years ago on this blog (and people say blogging won’t make you friends). I got the call saying I’d landed the job earlier this afternoon, and it took a while for the shock to sink in.
I’m going to the Colorado mountains.
For almost half the year.
To be a waitress at one of America’s best dude ranches.
Could God be any more amazing? I think not.
In case you were still wondering, I won’t have as much time for extracurricular activities such as writing and blogging. However I won’t be completely without such things, and barring any strange unforseen events, I will continue to blog and write over the summer, if much less frequently.
I’m telling you this now rather than later because I want you all to adjust to the idea while I do, so I’m not springing the news on you the day before I take off, leaving you wondering where I went. Now that you know where I’ll be spending half my year – carry on. I am excited.
(P.S. We’ve been having a good deal of deliciously cold weather, including a few handfuls of snow that shut down half the state. We’re expecting more snow on Tuesday and Wednesday. This person is excited for that reason as well.)