I got to observe two groups yesterday AND I got to help write group notes. So exciting! I know, that probably doesn't excite all of you very much, but it's like superwow to me. I think this is going to be a very good fit for me. Yeah for jobs that you love! In the meantime though, I'm still working three mornings a week for the Good Doctor. I work there from 8:30 - 11:30 and then I go to my new job from 12:00 - 8:30 p.m. Those are some seriously long days for me. I know it's just for three weeks, and I can certainly use the money, but it's only Wednesday and I'm already exhausted. Good thing the excitement of the new job is so strong. Keeps me going in the evenings.
In other news, it's 20 below today. I tried googling how the pioneers stayed warm in the winters, but I haven't found a good article full of death and pestilence for you yet. I'm still looking for the perfect one. I'm thinking they probably slept with the cows. Because cows are big and warm, right? I know I read about one settler that killed a cow, gutted it and then crawled inside the carcass to stay alive during a blizzard, but I'm talking about day to day tactics for staying warm. What did they DO? And then, the whole conversation about why the hell they stayed here enters my mind. So here's how that goes. They come here and live through a terrible winter, and then say to themselves, screw this, we're going south, so they pull up stakes as soon as spring comes and head to Texas and they get there right about July or August, when the heat is mind-numbing and soul crushing. That's about the time I'd probably take a shotgun to my family. I always thought I'd make a good pioneer, but in retrospect, I'm kind of a pansy.