A Winner Announced and My Life Is Changing

Friends.  I said I would announce the winner yesterday, but I was busy hunting for apartments instead!  Ack!

So.  I’m late.  My sincere apologies.

The winner, thanks to random.org, is Miri!  Send me your address (at hereeverymomentcounts [at] gmail [dot] com) and I will send you a copy of Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors, and Skokie.

For the rest of you, I strongly encourage you to read this book.  It’s available on Kindle and in paperback at stores everywhere.

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I start school on Monday.  I read the syllabi of my classes last night and am already 7 chapters, 2 papers and several little essays behind.  In between hyperventilating sessions, I remembered that I’m starting a master’s program and must start acting, thinking, and writing like an intelligent person.

I think this might be harder than I expected. (At least it would be if I had known what to expect in the first place.)  (Granted, it’s hard to know how difficult any program is until you actually start.)

And since Ben and I like having big changes all at once, we will also be moving next weekend (if things go as planned), and he starts his new job the following Monday.  Thank goodness I still have 5.5 months until baby #3 is due.

So I will all but disappear from this space for the next little while as we adjust to, well, everything.  Wish me luck!

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10 responses to “A Winner Announced and My Life Is Changing

  1. Melanie

    Good luck sweet girl!! Let us know if there’s anything you need:)

    Melanie and Wayne

  2. Wow! I’m sending productive vibes your way! Hang in there and just write. And breathe. Don’t forget that part. =>

  3. Ah, I like big changes all at once too… (maybe?)

    Good luck with the move, the program, the many shifts and changes. Take it a moment at a time, you’ll do great!

  4. Hope everything goes well hun! 🙂

  5. Good luck indeed! And good for you, Amber. I always found school to be energizing and thrilling. (A little weird, I know.) But what an exciting time for you and your family!

  6. Lots of changes, but it sounds like good stuff! Wishing you the best.

  7. Oh my goodness…good luck! That’s a lot for one person. Hang in there!

  8. Belated best wishes on all of these transitions. I have faith in you! You guys are made of strong stuff! xo