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wonders never cease...

SamsGirl2002's picture
on June 6, 2008 - 3:08am

I am increasingly surprised by my husband.

He still hasn't found another job. That doesn't surprise me. He hasn't looked very hard for one in months.

What does surprise me is what he seems to be willing to do to change circumstances for himself, and ultimately, I guess, for me too...

He has decided he wants to go back to college. Cool. Except, what he wants to go to college for offers no real job opportunities here. So, I tease him that his ultimate goal is to drag me kicking and screaming out of the town we live in.

OK, I admit, I like it here. Even though originally when I moved here, it wasn't my wish or desire to do so. That was my ex-husband's desire. Now he's LONG GONE elsewhere, and I'm still here.

Anyway, here's another thing that surprises me...he has registered for a driver's ed class. Yes, indeed, my 40 something husband does not have his driver's license. Which causes a great deal of frustration on my part, I do have to admit.

He has this terrible phobia about driving. So anyway, a couple of days ago, we were at the college. I saw this pamphlet about driver's ed, but it was geared toward teenagers. I picked it up just for the heck of it, even though I was pretty darn certain he would NEVER follow up on it. But I figured, what the heck.

So guess what that little bugger did while I was at work on Wednesday? He called the number on that pamphlet, and they also have an adult class. So he registered for it! OMG! He starts in the fall. He told me on Wednesday night when I got home from work.

Even if he doesn't get his license, (which I can't believe he won't) I am so proud of him for (finally) confronting this fear!

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