Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Flyin' High

Most of you have been following my blog for a while....so you know I have been looking for a job in my field (design, architecture, project management) for quite some time. Well, 4 years and 4 months to be exact. I have had jobs since then....but they were what I call "filler" jobs. They were just jobs. Nothing that I wanted to do the rest of my life.

After many years, I FINALLY got the job of a lifetime!!!!! I interviewed Friday and they had me start today! So now I work for one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. They manufacture all types of commercial, private, and military aircrafts. It is amazing!!!!!! The opportunity of a lifetime. I am amazed at the diversity of people that are in my location. They are from all over the world. Matter of fact, there are very few people from Alabama that even work there. I am extremely thankful to be there. God answers prayers in his own time. He has definitely been good to me. Besides my job being totally kick a$$, I only work half a day on Fridays!!!!! More gardening time for me!!

Time for a tour a the Dirt Queen's garden. This is not my garden...this is my moms. I will have my own garden in about 2 weeks!!! I cannot tell ya'll how excited I am to move!!!! I will have a big yard to landscape. I have it all planned out in my head. When I get in, I can finally get some pictures and share my plans with ya'll :-)

Now....on to our tour....

This is the BIGGEST daylily I have ever seen. It is about the size of a dinner plate!

She just expanded this flower bed this year. All those lovely stakes are to keep the dog out.

I am counting down the days until I can dig in my own dirt again!!!!


FlowerLady said...

Congratulations on getting a dream job.

I can feel your excitement about that and getting your new to you home/garden soon.

The Dirt Queen's gardens are lovely and happy.

Enjoy your new job and setting up your new home and gardens.


Darla said...

Your Mom's gardens are as beautiful as ever. Congratulations on the kick a$$ job! Looking forward to seeing your new place....you and Tootsie...busy, busy, busy!

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Oh sweetie, your Mama's truly the Dirt Queen!!! Her gardens are beautiful as is your pictures!

I can't tell ya how excited I am for ya. Woohoo for findin' your perfect job but even more havin' your own dirt!!!

Every great Dirt Princess needs her own dirt to play in! Heeehehehe!

God bless ya girl and have yourself a wonderful Wednesday.


Carol said...

Congrats on the new job and the new house and garden! God is very good! hugs Carol

EB said...

Congratulations! I hope it works out for you - and how right you are about patience. Enjoyed the tour too - lots of ideas there :)

Becca's Dirt said...

Congratulations April. Such good news and IT'S ABOUT DANG TIME isn't it. I am anxious to see your new place. Hey if you want any help I would love to help you. I love to dig. I've been helping a few people this year and am enjoying it. Your moms place is beautiful and full but it's not the same as your own place. Happy girl!!!

Lona said...

Hi April. Congrats on the new job.
I always love seeing the Queens flower garden. She always has so many beautiful blooms. I also love seeing all her garden decor pieces because she has some beautiful ones.

cherry said...

Congrats on the job of a lifetime and the new house/garden. The Queens yard is looking good and I LOVE your new profile picture! again big congrats.. hugs, Cherry


Good to know about your blog Congrats on the new job and the new house and garden! God is very good! hugs Carol..
Thank you for post..

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