Tuesday, December 13, 2011

i'm baaaack

So last week Jerr was gone to the East Coast to take a class for work, which means he took the computer with him- college classes continue even when traveling is required! And that explains my silence. Sure it was possible to write blogs via amazing iphone but I was not willing to chicken-peck my way to blog entries.

So to get caught up....

We had lots of cuddle time.

I got together with a girlfriend and we painted some orange on those plain white walls in Roman's room, plus I added a rug to his floor to add more color. It was a MAJOR score at Ross- I bought my 6x9' rug for $40. Yes, please! Finally, Roman has moved in.

I wrapped Christmas gifts- they are all ready and waiting for Christmas. I told you I was going to work on my wrapping and I don't feel like most of them are anything spectacular in spite of the time I spent. I don't know if you knew, but making pretty gifts takes a lot of time. It used most of my "alone time" during Roman's naps, but at least they're done and I tried and they are better than usual! Here is an example.

And Jerr came home Saturday night, which means Sunday and Monday (he took off to spend some make-up "family time" with us) were filled with lots of boy bonding. They missed each other.

It's funny how things feel unfinished when the husband is missing from the equation. I had a great week and the days passed quickly, but I felt like my goal was to make the days pass quickly instead of enjoying the days the way I do when he's home. Just another thing that made us say "THIS is why we're getting out." We're done with time apart. Goodness knows we've put in our time.

And now we're back to the regularly scheduled programming :) It's nice to enjoy the days once again.

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