...but I'm still not back in the Lone Star State. Decided to spend an extra week between LA and AR. I get to interview a worker's advocate whose been involved in the industry I'm studying for over 20 years. I get to write sans two little boys. And guess what? I've actually put my nose to the grindstone and turned out some pretty good stuff. My mom still works, my dad fishes a lot, so I spend hours alone with nothing but a spiral notebook, my binders, notecards, and a few books. The result? I've done more in 2 days than in all February.
The downside, of course, is that I miss my TX family. And the advisor sent me an e-mail that began with ELLE, WHERE ARE YOU? She seems a little peeved that I've missed some pretrty important people sorta in my field who were visiting the area. I had my sister e-mail her until I could get to a computer. And then I sent an approriately contrite e-mail--in which I mentioned my near-nervous breakdown of February and rebounding quite amazingly to produce this wonderful chapter. I hope she replies soon. I hate feeling that I've let her down.
But, best friend Louisiana who has some influential contacts has procured a really nice laptop for me to use while I'm here. So maybe, I can keep in touch more. Or maybe I'll keep going without computer and keep getting my grind on.