Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Made It!

I'm not sure why Christmas continues to feel like such a slog, but there you have it. It feels like a slog through the day and then it's over and I begin to feel better. The girls liked their presents and we had a lovely dinner and watched Shrek 3, which reminded me of how important it is to value what we have in the here and now.

I was even thinking about that as I did the dishes over the past few nights. So many chores in life are more enjoyable when I can live in the moment of doing them and not jump ahead to the future of what I might be doing (or would rather be doing). It's a breath of air and it feels ever so much better.

I'll pull together a better, longer, more thoughtful post later, but I wanted to check in.

I hope all of you had a delightful sober Christmas. If not quite, I hope you got through okay.


  1. Yes, it was both delightful and sober as they have been for nearly three decades now. I recall the ones where wine was flowing and so were beers; when we lost our missing years (to paraphrase John Prine). These are so much better and easier to remember with joy and relief.

  2. it's a slog for sure.......but it's all in how we look at it isn't it? Gawd some days are ya sister


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