Friday, September 24, 2010

a few glimpses of the day.....

~mums at our doorstep

~the view on the drive to school (my oldest daughter told me it was not very safe to snap photos and drive at the same time:)

~a little shopping

~some flower arranging

This weekend will include church and there is a Fall Festival taking place in town also. If I get my sleep quota in maybe we'll go.
Have a good weekend!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

my place

~a place to sit

how are you doing?

~things are calming down here a tad, plenty boxes still need to be unpacked-but like my wise, wonderful sister in law told me-"give yourself till December to sort all the stuff out!" I agree.

~my skin is doing better with the help of pharmaceuticals. I'm taking steroids, and if you know anything about me this isn't really ideal-I usually error on the side of less medicine the better (I'm also taking fish oil and evening primrose oil because omega-3's are good for the skin). When the physician assistant saw my rashes (on my hands, arms, legs, face) she knew I needed something-and I will admit I feel better after taking the pills and my skin looks so much better-only because my immune system is being suppressed. I follow up with an internist and dermatologist next week, hopefully that will give me some answers about why my skin is rebelling so.

~my feelings of homesickness are gradually getting better, but are still present. I had a good talk with my sister in law about this-and really she gave me so much insight. Even though we have moved several times before, I think this one came at a time in my life when I was really establishing myself and my interests (after all I find real beauty in routine and sameness). Thus now I have to start over, and truth be told I'm kinda lacking the energy to make connections, to make community again, but it is necessary I know.

~The kids are adapting well and are enjoying school, which in itself a blessing.

~right now I'm crocheting up little dishcloths for our place, some for the bathroom and some for the kitchen.

~I planted a pot of rosemary near the garage today, it's smells very good, really strong.

~I miss Target (the nearest one is about twelve miles away) but I am enjoying the wonderfulness that is Trader Joes (which is about 3 miles away from us :)

Have a good Thursday evening friends.

Monday, September 13, 2010


seems like if you take an animal and put it in a new environment-it needs time to adapt.
This is happening
to me.
I'm feeling a bit down
about all the friends I miss
dearly, the community I had.
My eczema and allergies are screaming,
so much so that I've made appointments
to get it checked out.
Most people tell me
"you are so out going, you must make friends fast!"
not necessarily.
We've moved several times, but for some reason
I'm taking this one a little harder.

Time, will help.
I know, time.

Friday, September 3, 2010

we've moved....

and it's official,
I'm in over my head!

Hoping to come up for air in a week or two.

Have a fabulous weekend, and while you're at it why don't you come over and help me unpack (: