A job I thought I'd never do. Even though my degree is in Secondary English. I'll wait while you take a moment to sort through the confusion. My parents had to have the same few
I have always been completely up front about the fact that I went to college to get my MRS. The BA in teaching was just to
Unfortunately, my husband-to-be either 1). never got the message to show up on the same campus or 2). he didn't show up by God's design, knowing that I was far from ready to get seriously involved with a real man.
As opposed to the man-child beings that inhabited my alma mater.
Whatever the case, he wasn't there. He did, however, love the fact that once we were married, he was helping me pay for a degree that I never planned to use. A-hem.
Well, I guess you could say The Calm One has gotten the last laugh. Turns out, I am using that degree after all (sort of) and recouping some of the loan he helped pay off back in the early years of our marriage.
Actually, I do enjoy it. I have the privilege of working for a small Christian school where the staff is supportive and immediately took me in as a family member. Not often you get such a welcome. I have mostly substituted for the preschool and preK programs. Seems I should have gotten an Early Childhood degree instead of thinking I could possibly be holding lectures over The Heart of Darkness or The Sound and the Fury.
Counting it all rambunctious joy,