Monday, August 30, 2010

Gearing up

The dust is settling a bit around here, and I think it is time to get back to blogging.
This summer will forever be referred to by me as "the lost summer".
But, sometimes we have to lose things to gain other things; and so, at the end of this "lost" summer, we have a lovely place to come home to and to share with family and friends, a working knowledge of home improvement (I'm telling ya, I think I could do a segment on HGTV by now  . . ."And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how you give your old cabinets a new finish!), a renewed sense that we did not, in fact, miss our calling to be contractors, and peace of mind that my mom will be cared for in her widowhood.
There is so much to say, so many stories to tell and things to share. It will take me a while to catch up. I have already begun a post which gives a little more detail about our summer. It will be forthcoming.
No, really. It will.
Blogging makes me feel alive. Helps me remember all the good things in my life. Gives me focus and sense of perspective that I seem to lose when I am not writing. I have missed it, and I am happy to be back in the blogosphere!
What makes you feel alive?


Kerri said...

Excellent way to end your blog post: with a great question! Jesus makes me feel alive. Music, social interaction, a good movie/book, caffeine (espresso to be exact) and engaging conversations.

Kris H. said...

WEATHER THAT IS COOLER THAN 70 DEGREES!!! I'm so ready for it.

Good to see ya again, Joy! I've been periodically checking to see if you've written.

You could say this was a "lost" summer for me, as well. Work, school, work, school, get the idea. It'll all be worth it in the end...right? :P

Anyway, COME ON, AUTUMN!! Hurry your butt up!

Em said...

Yay! Another blog finally. :) I have missed your blogs, but know that you have been crazy-busy. Looking forward to more blogs more often. Love you!

P.S. word verification: chillyho. Nice.