Sunday, March 8, 2009

With the good..

Comes the bad.

Ok, so with our luck, it feels like we never just have anything good happen to us (i.e. winning the lottery). Something good happens, but something bad always comes along with it.

In this case, something bad happened first. Graham was somewhat voluntarily laid off from his job as a job coach for handicapped people. The state cut back funding for disable people's training, so Graham's boss needed to lay off a job coach. Graham volunteered to be laid off since he couldn't continue his current work schedule with his school schedule next term. So, Friday was his last day with a job. The good news with this if that Graham's boss still owes us several thousand dollars from previous months of work. So, we'll be fine for a bit.. as long as he still gets paid.

But, in the next two days, Graham called me from school all excited. As it turns out, Graham's invention (which I can't really talk about in specific terms) is going to be pre-patented by his engineering school. So, they're hooking him up with their business people there to get al the legal papers written and to possibly start a business sometime in the future for his invention. It's funny because I've told people about this, and they all say "you're going to be rich", which is exatly what Graham has been telling me since he's been designing this thing.

So, everything evens out in the end right?

8 comments:

The Boob Nazi said...

Can't talk about???? So someone doesn't steal it?

Shannon said...

Oooh mystery invention. I can't wait to hear all about it and buy it someday. Bummer about the job loss, but hopefully it will all work out.

Jacob said...

Those kinds of things take forever...good luck.

Tyler said...
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Tyler said...

I know! I know! I have to say, Graham's kind of a genius right now in my book. I mean, engineering-/inventing-wise, in all other aspects he's still Graham. Life's rough for most people right now, I feel for you guys. Miss you too!

Tara said...

Wow that's really cool! Can't wait to hear what it is!

lisa said...

That's awesome! Did you ever think you'd be married to a famous inventor? I can't wait to find out more.

Kristine said...

Very cool! Hopefully his old job will pay him, too.

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