I would say life has been a whole lot of ups and downs lately, but we're trending on the down side, I think. There's been a lot of "just get through the day", which means there's just not anything to blog about that I'm willing to make public. It certainly doesn't help that while my children pretty much sailed through the time change this year, it has completely messed me up. More often than not, I find myself still awake, staring at the ceiling at 3am. As you can imagine, that makes the next morning absolutely lovely.
There are many small blessings in the day. Sierra is growing up and helps out when needed without being asked. She and I also signed up for a 5K, so we've been going jogging together and having some time alone together on a regular basis. She's just started rehearsals for a production of School House Rocks at her theater, so she now knows the preamble to the constitution and all about conjunctions and interjections. Sedona is the family clown who's turning into a little intellectual. She is past the terrible
Spring is here and the sun is out, which is always a good thing. Despite my intention to stop gardening for the time being, I'm thinking we'll end up putting in a spring garden after all. We haven't started redoing anything in the new house yet. There have been a ridiculous amount of car expenses in the last 6 months and we're thinking about a big vacation at the end of the year rather than doing anything major on the house.
Also? Kids, a golf cart, and open spaces? Big win.