Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

Sorry for that brief leave of absence. The time from Polly's birthday (December 20) through today has been absolutely chock full of Things To Do, People To See and Places to Go. And did I mention the parallel plagues from you know where? Ear infections, sinus trouble, pink eyes, upset tummies, and coughs that sounded like lungs were being forcibly removed from chests have all claimed victims in our six member family.

It looks like that may be slowing down now.

You know, I look forward to the holiday season every year. It really is my favorite time of year.

And yet, I look forward to the end of it, too. It sounds strange, but I can't wait to get back to a regular routine, start the school work up again, and get started on some new (or old) goals.

Somehow, I don't think those two things (love for the holidays and longing for routine) are contradictory. We're created for both.

Besides, it isn't like the fun is really over. If you could see the pile of candy on my kitchen counter, you'd know why. We're going to be celebrating for a good while longer.

So, Happy New Year, dear blog reader. 2011 is going to be the best year ever...because each year is, in its own way.


Vicky said...

Happy new year to you and your family! I agree with you.......this is my favorite time of the year, but can't wait for the normal routine to begin again!

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