It was a busy week and here it is Saturday evening and I haven't posted an entry since last Saturday and I'm about 127 Alerts behind. Yesterday I was off and after some grocery shopping went to see the newly released movie "HOOT"....it was very good, a good family show. It was also Cinco de Mayo. I celebrated here at home by eating a Trader Joe's Handcrafted Chicken Enchilada, a salad and a Dr Pepper. I joked about paying a visit to Taco Bell but decided to "dine in" instead.
Today I got up and did some laundry and then at 2pm headed for my local Post Office for their Passport Fair. All the postal staff did from 2-8pm today was process passport paperwork. When I got there I was horrified to see people lined up clear out the door and down the sidewalk. I had a long sleeved shirt and jeans on but no jacket. It was a breezy 55 degrees, so until my part of the line got into the building it was a little cool. I had all my paperwork in order and I brought a book. So visitied a little with those around me and read my book. Three hours after I stepped into line, I was walking out the door with business taken care of. I should have my first ever passport in 6-8 weeks. The postal clerk that waited on me said that the last time they had one of these affairs they processed over 200 passport requests. I'm sure from what I saw today, they did at least that many and maybe more. There seemed to be a lot of families there, and all (kids included) were getting passports. I know there is some talk of it being mandatory to have a passport to travel between the U.S. and Canada but that law has not gone into effect yet. Some are for it and some against it.
Sunday afternoon I'm going to the 1st birthday party for my great niece Ella. Ella's mom is my brother and sister-in-laws middle daughter, Jill. I haven't seen Ella and her older (2 1/2 yrs) sister Lindsey since Christmas, so it will be good to see them again. My brother is out of town on business but my sister in-law and other nieces will be there.
The next two weeks I'll be working the full week because one of my co-workers is on vacation so I'll probably really get behind with journal alerts. So.... I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday and a blessed week....remember next Sunday, May 14th is Mother's Day. Until next time........Linda