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Showing posts from December 28, 2008

Happy New Year!

I keep waiting to post until I feel like writing about the many things going on in my life and in my mind. But I just don't feel like writing, so I'm not going to force myself. I'm sure next week I'll be ready to post more interesting things.

For now... Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you are having a great 2009 so far!

Tis the Season for Colds

As I've said, we had a great time at the inlaws. However, many of them were sick, and of course the Pumpkin picked it up. And is passing it along to me and Londo. Such is the way with colds and kids. It's times like these when Londo calls kids petri dishes.

The Pumpkin has been coughing and sneezing and has such a runny nose, which she still doesn't like getting wiped. Naturally, she is not sleeping well because of being sick (on top of her normal not sleeping well). So she is extremely tired during the day.

This morning, the skin around her eyes was all red (this is how they get when she is super exhausted) and she was so droopy in my arms. We took a shower together--I was hoping the steam would help clear her up--and afterwards, when I bundled her in a towel and held her in my arms, I thought she might fall asleep! She's a poor little thing, and it's breaking my heart.

I made her cream of wheat this morning, since that's always something good when you aren'…

Question of the Week - Looking Forward

I'm back from the country mountains. We had a wonderful time at my inlaws, and we had a great Christmas. It seems like pretty much everyone I know had a more laid back holiday this year. Most people I know didn't get out holiday cards, didn't get their holiday baking done and did their shopping at the last minute. So I don't feel so bad about that. And I'm ready to move on from the holidays. Next up, 2009!

I didn't do so well on last year's resolutions. This year, I'm not going to bother making any. I've just got too much going on to make any lofty goals. And by lofty, I really mean all goals, even the mundane. Because it all seems so lofty right now.

Instead, I'm going to think about the good things coming in the new year, and I hope you'll join me, because today's question of the week is...

What are you looking forward to in 2009?

I think the obvious for me is the arrival of the new baby in June. But also, I'm looking forward to the P…