It's hard to believe that I've already been here a month!
Today is my third day working as a Nanny for a 7 month old girl named Caleigh. She's an easy baby...happy and smiling most of the time. The best part is that I get to walk all over Queen Anne with her, enjoying the spectacular views of downtown Seattle, the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and, on gorgeous days like today, Mt. Rainier. I suppose it took me a little while to find the right job for me but I've been doing temporary childcare through the agency that found me this position. It's worked out rather well so far and I plan on continuing to pick up odd jobs through them in my spare time...just to ensure that the money's pouring in from every angle.
I will also be doing some accounting and book-keeping for a small gelato company called Dolce Vita, starting next week. Thankfully, they are so desperate for my help that they are more than willing to allow plenty of flexibility regarding my availability. They're really nice people and I may also watch their kids on occassion. We'll see how that works out. :)
So, now that I've got the job sorted out, I suppose I can actually allow myself to contemplate the development of a social life. Although, at this point I have so much work lined up that I won't likely have any time to socialize! That's alright, I've been meeting other Nannies...all of whom seem quite nice. So perhaps I can weave some friends into my work day.
Patrick came down the weekend before last...and I'm heading into Vancouver this weekend. I'd have to say that everything is turning out just wonderfully in that regard. We get to spend time together without it always having to be a big production. He is still amazing...and I am still the luckiest Yankee this side of that ever elusive Canadian border. I'm getting closer to it, however! So close I am constantly inundated with advertisements trying to lure me to Victoria. I'm liking that!
Alright, I know it's only a brief update...but I am at work, and Caleigh seems to be waking up now.
Until next time!