Also, she already arranged for me to clean his house while he fixes my car. Dad would have done it for completely free. I'm a little bitter, but I can't complain cause I am getting free labor and the parts were only $140.
Meanwhile, the major news is.....
the Earth has stopped turning on its axis....
and MY MOTHER IS ENGAGED
She has been dating the same man for sixteen years. Suddenly, they are getting married. Sometime after June (cause they want to file their taxes separately?). I don't know what to say about this. I was completely flabbergasted. I just asked when and where are you going to live... They might sell my childhood home and his house and buy a place that's theirs. That's upsetting to me.
I called a friend and discussed it with her. We agreed that my mother can't get married. I didn't realize at the time that the correct term is *re*married. Cause she was once married to my father. I don't think of her as that kind of person. You know, the kind who gets married.
I am pleased though to announce that she said they'll just do a justice of the peace little nothing ceremony and then have a party at which my mother might wear "new jeans". She got married the first time in blue jeans and a tank top in Vegas.
So, after a slew of step-mothers, I am going to have a step-father. I have several months to adjust to this idea. It's going to be tough though. I know my mom really loves him and that they'll be very happy and I sincerely hope after 16 1/2 years of dating that this is a marriage that will last. I'm happy for my mom, but sad for me. No more all girls (even the cat and dog) house.