Tuesday, August 2, 2011

To the Future

I have to say it somewhere and it's too soon to go to Facebook, so here I am.

My program has not been funded for another year. I'm out of a job in a month. Not sure what's next.

I just got back from a long weekend at the beach. I had a post in my head about the bravery of my daughter in the waves and the wind. Then I spent most of last night in the ER with her after Little Miss Brave fell backwards on to her head on a hardwood floor and then threw up a few times for good measure. She's fine--spent most of the evening charming everyone in the ER. 

But it looks like it's time for me to be brave. And smart. And a sober calculator of a risk-benefit ratio that resides in a future completely unknown. All the things I want her to be.

Here's to the future. The scary, scary future that just might be more beautiful than anything we've ever seen before.


4 comments:

  1. Oh, that sucks. You must be so frustrated. Your girls are the real losers, here, because where will they be with out you? It's a loss for the whole community. You, I'm not so worried about. You're as resilient as it gets.

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  2. Good luck. Sounds like you're entering some uncharted territory.

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  3. From what I know of what you do it's tragic that it was defunded. I'm so sad to hear it. But I raise my glass (um, coffee cup?) to the future unknown. Happy trails.

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  4. I'm so sorry to hear that.

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