< /hiatus >Tuesday, May 06, 2014
The past two months have been a blur, but here's a little summary: worked a TON. Went to Jamaica for vacation and to Toronto for work. Celebrated a lot of birthdays: my brother's, assorted little persons', my own, my niece's and my parents. Said hello to another new baby niece. Signed up for a 10K. Saw the Red Sox wallop the Blue Jays. Welcomed spring. Reconnected with some friends.
I started a new blog, but I haven't shared it. I have the URL and I'm still playing around and figuring out whether to stay here or move away. I don't want to do too much either way until I actually have time to dedicate to it - which is not now, but maybe over the summer. We'll see.
In the meantime, let's do a little 'taking stock'.
Cooking: nothing for lunches this week thanks to Sunday meal prep: a big pot of quinoa with a whole bunch of things thrown in (chopped peppers, mushrooms, kale, craisins, almonds, garlic, sea salt, evoo, lemon juice)
Drinking: water, coffee, and Hot Mama tea.
Reading: We Are Water by Wally Lamb
Wanting: a weekend at home. Sleeping in (even 7:00 would be nice), eggs for breakfast, and some latte & magazine time before getting into the day. Plus I am in desperate need of a good gym session and a whole lotta spring cleaning.
Looking: forward to planning my little veggie garden and enjoying some super fresh veggies this summer.
Playing: a lot of Kanye and Mumford and Sons - zero similarities there
Wasting: time making lists and not acting on them
Wishing: for the weekend...yep, already. It's Mother's Day weekend, one of the best of the year!
Enjoying: NOT wearing a winter coat.
Waiting: for fresh strawberry season! I bought a bag of frozen berries yesterday and cried a little. Love those little suckers when they're juicy and sweet (not huge foam chunks)
Liking: the new season of Mad Men.
Wondering: if I should take the plunge and cancel our cable and landline. We have Netflix and Apple TV and we barely watch TV anyway...but it seems like a big scary step!
Loving: the feeling of satisfaction of seeing a big project completed - well, partly completed...let's say, coming together.
Hoping: for a refund on something I bought on a whim and didn't think through properly...fingers crossed
Marveling: at how some adults act so.much.like.children.
Needing: to get my studded tires off. I think it's finally time.
Smelling: creme de cacao shampoo - the best
Wearing: white blouse, red pants, leopard flats
Following: not enough blogs I love. Any recommendations?
Noticing: my hair is getting out of control
Knowing: this year is going to be BUSY.
Thinking: about summer, running, beach days, cold drinks.
Feeling: overwhelmed - but slightly less so than in April.
Bookmarking: lots of healthy stuff on Pinterest: recipes aplenty. Also, DIYs and articles about growing veggies in raised garden beds. And tips for speed cleaning your house. This is my life.
Opening: the sunroof in my car.
Giggling: at How I Met Your Mother, season one. Years later, NBD.
Feeling: like I'm on the verge of getting things back under control.