When are you gonna come down
When are you going to land
I should have stayed on the farm
I should have listened to my old man
Ah, I'm back. Hello? Anyone here?
So ah yeah, I guess I took a nice sabbatical from blogging for a bit. About two months off by my lazy calculations and I've finally pulled myself up from my bootstraps (or whatever) and decided to write again.
First I should try and explain myself. For one, the girl finished up school for the semester and I felt the need to spend as much time with her as I could. Second, I didn't really have much to write about. Nothing really that interesting was happening in my life (other than lovey dovey stuff) and I didn't have any fancy comments on current events. In fact, there really wasn't much going on in the world to really talk about. It was as if the world was going through a recession of being interesting. Finally, I've been away for most of the last month so I really hadn't had time to blog in the first place.
First things first, I'm still unemployed. There's really not much available in the Twin Cities and whatever pesky, meager cleaning job that is available is quickly being snatched up in no time and/or only offers peanuts. The local job economy is so bad that in fact my girlfriend had to move back to North Dakota in order to find anything. I don't think anyone told North Dakota that we're in a recession because after my recent visit there they seem to have jobs everywhere. I saw something there that I haven't seen in over a year here in the Twin Cities, a 'Help Wanted' sign.
So that's the other thing, the girl is now in North Dakota for the rest of the summer and I've decided to spend my summer in the Twin Cities continuing looking for work. It wasn't a happy decision and god knows it was one of the toughest things I've had to do leaving an incredible girl in the thick of the only summer love I've had. So we'll be doing the 'long distance' thing for the next 6 weeks (which sounds a bit ridiculous knowing people that have had multiple year LDR's). It sucks and it's going to be tough but we'll get through.
The last month I had been doing a bit of travel with the girl. We had a road trip to Missouri in which I got to be a male Twins groupee for about a week. We followed the Twins in St. Louis and then in Kansas City. We then came home for about 16 hours before we went to western Nodak for another 12 days. In all somehow with all 2000+ miles the car somewhat held together with a noticeable scare of the transmission going out. Now the check engine light is off and I'm not necessarily looking in to a new car but that could change.
So I have a ton to write about. I have two ballpark reviews with the New Busch Stadium and the new Kauffman Stadium, Twins added a sweet sign in their new ballpark, and I got a whole crap load of fireworks in North Dakota. So with all my sudden free time I plan on writing a bit more. Stay tuned. I promise.