Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Playing catch up

It's been a busy month. Didn't mean to take such a long blogging break, but stuff happens. And in case any of you are left to care, the following is a list of reasons why I have not been blogging. In no particular order:

  • My laptop is playing dead right now, and it's at least a 12-second walk to the basement computer, which is just far enough to leave me distracted by the shiny cover of People magazine or to hear the siren song of the refrigerator calling my name. Laptop did this once before and miraculously came back to life a few weeks later. I just keep telling the Husband that it's on vacation and will start working when its good and ready to. (Fingers crossed!)

  • My customers are strangely not like me and actually wait until December to order prints and/or holiday cards. They don't start thinking about it mid-April and have it done, say, by Halloween. Weirdos. Anyway. They're keeping me far too busy and I have packages arriving daily from the print house. Which is nothing to necessarily complain about, I realize. But still.

  • I'm tired from all the not-exercising that I'm doing.

  • I'm worn out from the constant eating that is brought on by the not-exercising.

  • I'm too busy shopping for another pair of diamond shoes. Those orphans in Africa better hurry up and get sewing. Mama needs new sparkly feet for Christmas!

  • I got sucked into watching this and have seriously not showered for two days as a result of it. I blame my friend Mindy. She told me how good it was. She was right. You should log onto Hulu and start watching. But feed your kids first. They might get hungry and be annoying to you later.

  • I've had men in my house nearly every day for the last two months. Sort of hard to put a coherent thought together with constant interruptions and loud banging/pounding/hammering/singing. Thankfully, they are all but done. Which means I get to post after pictures. Try to hold on to your excitement. I, for one, am ecstatic.

Anyhoo. That about sums it up. Here's hoping life slows down a bit so I can get caught up here again. I love this as my family journal and it breaks my heart to think that there are chunks of our life not being recorded for posterity. Or for my kids' therapy later. You know. Important things like that.

Not to mention the three or so of you who actually come here and like what you read. Sorry to have been MIA. I'll try to be better.

11 comments:

Tristan said...

I'm glad to hear your construction is almost done! I can't wait to see after pics!

Julianna said...

Also can't wait for the "after" pics. I have seen that show, just can't seem to get into it.

We had some big stuff happen over at my place. Sad stuff, but in the end, good stuff.

Click on "Not In The Plan" it'll catch you up within 60 seconds, and then you can go back to watching your show. :)

Cathy said...

I love that show. Ruby is Little Red Riding Hood and Dr. Hopper is Jiminy Cricket? I love clever stuff like that. I also love diamond shoes.

Ilene said...

You have nothing to apologize for... I am making up for two years worth of neglectful family history.

My hair stylist recently got me hooked on the Once Upon a Time show too. It is good to have something to add to my Real Housewives lineup.

Travelin'Oma said...

I can't wait to see your diamond shoes. I had diamonds on the soles of my shoes once.

Lauren in GA said...

I am still mad about that idiot that made the diamond shoes quip. I am glad that you haven't been blogging because you are busy...not that that meanie hurt your feelings. Ohhhhh, I kind of hope the meanie comes after me...they don't want to mess with an overweight houswife from Georgia...let me tell ya. ;) And don't cowardly commenters know that there are ways to track and figure out who they are? We have the technology, people.

I laughed at the comment about us needing to make sure to feed our kids before watching a, "Once Upon a Time" marathon...because they might get hungry and be, "annoying to you later." What is it with kids? Mine demand to be cared for on a regular basis. It's maddening ;).

Seriously, I love you and I'm sorry some people make idiotic comments to you. Why I oughta...

Karey said...

Glad you're back, with or without diamond shoes. Merry Christmas.

Nortorious said...

Ah the exhaustion of not-exercising. Love it.

Chandra said...

Your blog ALWAYS puts a smile on my face.. your such a fantastic writer and have the right combination of amazing things to say every time!

danandcindy said...

This comment is actually for the next post, that you aren't allowing comments on... I had a similar experience the other day at the store. It was almost Christmas time, there I stood in another line, trying' to buy that last gift or two, not really in the Christmas mood...

So this little kid is in line in front of me, and he is trying to buy a pair of women's shoes... He said to the cashier... Sir, I wanna buy these shoes! For my mamma please. It's Christmas eve and these shoes are just her size...

But, then he says, sir could you hurry please, daddy says there's not much time! You see, she's been sick for a long time and I know these shoes will make her smile... And I want her to look beautiful if mamma meets Jesus tonight. But then it turns out that the kid didn't have enough money, and by then I was really annoyed at the whole situation, so I acted like I forgot to pick up a few things, and I went to another check stand.

Liz said...

I unplugged for awhile too. I finally turned on my computer hoping for a good long read of your blog and wouldn't you know it, you've been unplugged too. I'm excited to see the afters.