Well it's almost 11pm on the day that comes around once every four years...
an extra day of life to live...
and we just finished eating take-out, catching up on The Voice, walking the dogs,
taking NyQuil, and getting life in order for tomorrow.
...But I couldn't wait another second to let you all know that today- despite all previously mentioned appearances- marked a new, exciting chapter of life in Hailey-Land.
Yesterday, after countless hours of studying over the course of a few long months...
* I passed my Broker exam! *
According to the state of Colorado...and basically the world...I am a bona fide real estate broker!
(whenever I say that word... which is probably more often than necessary, I always think of the little girls in Oh Brother Where Art Thou... "but you ain't bona fide!")
Anyway, I have been utterly consumed with jargon and text and have felt as though my brain couldn't squeeze another term in without bursting... but it all paid off, and I am so relieved to be able to move on with life! Ya know... to make time for important things like take-out and The Voice...and NyQuil.
Having my license will not only open up doors for me in my current position, but I am on my way to what I hope will be a hugely rewarding, creatively challenging, and overall exciting career path! If you've been along on the crazy ride I call (my) life for a while, you may remember my soul-searching journey from a few months back and how all of these plans came to fruition. If you had asked me a year ago if this was the direction I saw myself taking I would have laughed and scoffed at the thought of pant-suits and bus stops with my face on them... but despite my >>narrow<< expectations, things have fallen into place and I couldn't be happier.
(I do, however, remain firm on my feelings towards pant suits and bus- bench ads.)
Thank you friends for your sweet, encouraging words and for being ok with all of my crazy.
... two things that won't be changin' any time soon, I hope!