When I was in college one of my friends and I use to enjoy pretending what it was like to be 'the new guy.' You know... the guy at the parties who would stand in he circles desperately wanting to be accepted into the crowd, but feeling so awkward it was painful to witness - eager and willing to laugh at any and every joke.
Yeah... I'm the new guy right now. Except I don't really walk into circles hoping to fit in... I just feel pretty isolated. Granted I have only been here a week, but you forget what it's like to be surrounded by friends!! But we're getting along. We drove down to my parents last night for dinner and that was nice. I know I complained before about being too far away from my mom's house... well I still have that complain. An hour and a half is still too far.
But I just had a good chuckle as I was sitting in church yesterday feeling like 'the new guy' and offering a smile to anyone who would take it. *Sigh*
Anywho... so on Saturday to get me out of the house before I reached insanity we drove out to Lake Pleasant. Surprisingly it's only about 20 minutes from where we live! That was fun! We had a little picnic and went swimming to get out of the heat.
Here's the little Mister and I contemplating life...