Water, Water, Everywhere

While preparing my famous layer dip for a co-worker’s birthday party on Friday, I heard a knock on the door. I was trying to figure out who was at the door. One it was about 7:30 at night and I knew with all the torrential rains you had to be crazy. Postman answered the door and it was the UPS guy. I had received a box from 1-800-flowers. Who could sent me this lovely surprise? Perhaps a secret admirer…or someone in my family. Postman told me it wasn’t him. So who could have been this thoughtful person? It wasn’t my birthday (that’s in June) or my anniversary (that’s also in June)…so what was the occasion? As I opened up the card, this is what I read…

Ms. Advisor…Thank you for helping my daughter to graduate in December 2008. We really appreciate you taking the time to help. Sincerely, Father of student and student.

This was definite surprise!  I have never had a parent or student thank me in such a way.  I have received numerous emails as well as phone calls thanking for my help, but nothing like this has happened.  Without going into too much, I worked my little tookis off and went beyond that extra mile for my student.  This makes all those crazy, stressful days at work worth every minute of it. 

Here is what I received…it’s some kind of bonsai tree/shrub


And one more thing…here are some photos from around Raiderland after all the rains stopped. I just can’t believe the amount of rain we received yesterday. It’s some crazy stuff!

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