Honey have you seen my….?

4 Aug

Have you seen my phone, keys, wallet, Ipad, recharger, badge…? So much stuff to keep track of. This week I let go of a big one, the badge. I remember when it wasn’t necessary to swipe a badge to enter a building or an office. No picture was hanging from my lapel to identify me as NOT an intruder, crazy gun toter or perpetrator of domestic violence.

Wednesday was my last day of state employment. I was touched by the kind sentiments of folks who expressed sadness over my departure. The question of the day was, “are you excited???” Funny enough, I wasn’t. We have a huge adventure looming on the horizon with much to accomplish in the next two weeks. However, I did finally hit excitement yesterday when we set a departure date, two weeks from today! Yesterday we signed papers to put the sale of our house into the very capable hands of our dear friend Suze Miller. Once we depart, the house will be staged and sold rapidament (gracias a Dios). Until then, I will be very busy.

No More Stinkin Badge

No More Stinkin Badge

One last thing, we had a family get-together last Wednesday to celebrate my retirement and got a surprise gift we didn’t expect. My youngest son and his fiance are expecting a baby in January, a little girl, Sophia Aria Fisher. Life just get’s better and better.

Hunter's getting a sister!

Hunter’s getting a sister!

Bacalar Collage

Eyes on the Prize

4 Responses to “Honey have you seen my….?”

  1. alicia August 4, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    What a week! Turn in the badge then news of a baby… the stars are all aligned in your favor. All I can do is smile 🙂

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    • afish25 August 4, 2013 at 2:16 pm #

      Thanks Alicia, Let’s stay in touch. Call me any time.

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  2. Tricia Jones August 4, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

    Hi Alex! just wanted to add my congratulations to the heap! Thank you for your service to the citizens of Texas. You have worked hard to help others, now it is time for you relax and enjoy this next journey! God’s Blessing to you and Lisa in your new home. Tricia

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    • afish25 August 4, 2013 at 5:46 pm #

      Thanks Tricia, what kind words. Alex

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