This morning I was going to write a post about how proud I am of Chad and then I didn’t because I didn’t want it to sound like . . well, you know . . like a mom! But he’s doing so good . . he comes home and works Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday here, then goes back to school Sunday evening. He has a job in the evenings there working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Thursday is fishing afternoon! 🙂
Last week was time to pick dorm rooms for the Fall semester and his two roommates both wanted to room with him again. I had so feared that he wouldn’t be happy with his roomies. Chad has never shared a bedroom, bathroom, computer, TV or anything . . only child, you know! They have the biggest room of all the dorm rooms on the whole campus but it’s on the 4th (top) floor and they’re always hot. They sleep with their windows open but the dumpster is right down below one of their windows and the trash man comes every morning between 4 and 5 a.m. and wakes them up. There’s another room almost as big as their room across the hall but the dumpster isn’t right under the window. Chad has had his eye on that room since Day 1. He was in line bright and early and got that room so the three of them will room together there in the Fall.
The guy from Saudi . . you wouldn’t believe the deal the Saudi government gives their kids! He’s bought a 42″ TV for the room, a Play Station 3 and whatever the newest Nintendo game system is. I do hope they find time to study! So far Chad’s grades are good.
The mail man came while Chad was home for lunch today and Chad had a letter from the community college he attended here. There was a CAAP test in November and they told the graduating kids if they scored above the national average in all the categories, their names would go into a drawing for a check .. a large check . . a four figure check! And . . guess who won! Chad!! He’s so happy.
He’s on the phone telling his friend . . cell phones don’t work inside our house so that’s why I snapped a picture of him outside.