My most humble apologies for my absence in the last three weeks. I had some crazy days leading up to my spring break and then by the time it was all over and I was able to go back home to visit my family, I pretty much swore off technology and the internet so I could really enjoy my time in New England. But I’m here with an update and maybe I will even post a new work for you tomorrow to make up for it. Forgive me?
Here are a few of the things I did while on hiatus:
-had family Pi(e) day including at least a dozen different pies and games
-went bridesmaids’ dress shopping with my bestie (we’re still deciding)
-met a couple of adorable new kitties but I wasn’t ready to adopt
-went wedding dress shopping with my older sister (she said yes to the dress!)
-also picked out the bridesmaids’ dresses at the same time
-spent some quality girl time with my mom and sisters
-made Irish soda bread (with black currants) from scratch for the first time
-made my first boiled dinner all by myself for St. Patrick’s Day
-went swimming (indoors, obv) with my mom
-had dinner with my grandmother and great aunt
-helped my mom pick out mother-of-the-brides dresses
-went wine and cheese tasting with my mom and her friend
-watched season 8 and 9 of Smallville
-watched season 2 of Eureka
-avoided all schoolwork
-drank non-French Vanilla coffee
-slept in as much as possible
-went snowshoeing for the first time…and wanted to die after 2.5 hours and 5.5 miles
-ate freshly made donuts minutes after they were done, still warm
So I think that mostly catches you up on what I’ve been doing. I have also been totally swamped with schoolwork, four classes instead of three in grad school is A LOT of work. I apologize if I disappear again to deal with that. I’ve also been struggling with some OCD flairs and some depression and anxiety. But I am so thankful that I had the time off to go home and be surrounded by love. And grateful that I have such an amazing support system that takes my calls any time that I need them to.
Thank you for your patience and I promise, I will try not to neglect you for as long in the future. But just in case, here’s what I’m reading right now:
I have also been drawn back into The Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon and am currently on book 2: Invincible. I was just in a mood to read about a sharp-mouthed Cajun who fights evil while trying to figure out himself, girls, and puberty. Good fun. And builds off of her Dark Hunter series…so, pick up one of these if you want something interesting to read.
Until next time, take care and as always, feel free to leave comments and remarks!