For starters, I'll be back to taking classes again. December 23rd marked the end of my student teaching experience and now I have 5 courses left to take before I receive my Master's in Education in May. My dad saw the big 5-0 on his cake this past November and my mom will see it on January 31st which is definitely something to look forward to. Val and I will celebrate 3 years in February with a much-anticipated dinner outing at the most talked about vegan restaurant in the city, Candle 79.
All these events and the training that will be required will definitely require many more of my go-to bar on the run and even as part of my lunch. Good thing I got a couple of gifts like the following for Christmas this year: