Wednesday, September 27, 2006

one year ago

One year ago today, we were doing this.
Things have changed a lot in one year for sure.
And then some things have stayed the same.

I'm still dreaming about buying furniture.
We're still packed.
Emily still shares a room with Abbie.
But she doesn't like it anymore. Because, they still fight.

One year ago I was actually faithful to blog everyday. Now, I just do it every other day or two or three...

We will be painting in the new house this weekend. If you aren't doing anything come on over. We don't have a lot to paint. Just a couple bedrooms. The rest was too big of a job so we hired someone to do it. They are working this week and we will do our part on the weekend. After that, we are hoping to get some flooring in there and some trim and cabinets and move one of these days...

By reading this you might think it has taken a year to get our house done. My poor husband would not like anyone thinking that. It has actually only been since the end of May. 4 months so far.

Although I am not looking forward to the move, I am looking forward to having my belongings unpacked. I actually have done well this year in this little house. I have settled in and enjoyed life and pretended like we weren't in a state of transition.

But, the last few weeks have not been so. It's fall - my favorite time of year. I want to get out my fall decorations and eat chili and drink hot cocoa on the deck on a cool crisp fall night. I'm dreaming of bonfires and marshmallow roasts. Of going to the apple orchard and picking out pumpkins at the pumpkin farm to put on my front step. Of early morning fireside coffee and the smell of cinnamon bread.

But, that will come. In time. Until then, I can dream .... and hope the mice in the storage unit haven't eaten all my decorations. :)

Enjoy autumn!


Beefy said...

hot cocoa.....marshmallow roasts....You may be the only person to make me think I like the cold weather. Good work! I'd love to paint, but I don't think my prego belly could take the fumes, plus I work. Have fun though! I love to paint, quite honestly.

meLanie said...

josh says- chilli, ah, i'm in the mood for chilli! I want some apple cider too!
i am excited to see the house. transition seems to grow us together and make us appriecate the end doesn't it? try moving back with your mom again...

Danielle said...

I moved into my new place just over a year ago, as well and I'm just getting around to unpacking some stuff. The last box was unpacked 2 weekends ago. I can relate!!

Happy Fall indeed! I hope this season is a blessed one for you and your family!