The first week back to work after break is always rough. It makes me feel like I didn't soak up all the free time I had just days before. But in reality, these past couple of weeks were close to perfect. My parents visited and extended their trip so that they were with us for nearly 10 days, which was so fun. We went out on dates, took Sloan to the zoo (she only lit up for the zebras), played Scattergories, reorganized closets and drank good wine at night. It was quiet and sweet and just what I needed after a busy year.
Between playing catch up after being sick, and trying to get ahead before a quick business trip to Dallas (I get back later today), this week was a whirlwind. It didn't help that a string of gloomy days made me want to curl up at my desk at the most inopportune times. The light ...read more