Hi everyone….well, I heard that it is over already. Christmas. We work all year towards it and POOF! it’s over! Time to start all over again towards NEXT Christmas! I hope everyone had a good one…ours was up and down, but ended up happy. Both boys are back to their own lives now and mom and dad are empty nesters once again. Craig was home seven days which is a bit shorter than usual, but he had to get back to work —he timed his coming and going perfectly…slipping in and out between snowstorms. He laughed at me as I was crying with happiness when he arrived, and crying in the car as we delivered him back to the airport. That allowed me to give extra hugs before he left. I’ll never understand airlines…he flew from Cleveland to Newark NJ…then from New Jersey straight out to Seattle. What’s with that?? Anyway…he emailed that he had arrived safely as he usually does. Brian left the day after Craig…anxious to get back into his routine of diet and working out. Wish I had his willpower!
So we now start a New Year. Hopefully it will be a bit happier for our little family than the last. I have already started back to work…it comforts me and keeps my mind on better things. It also exhausts me which helps me get to sleep faster . There are glimmers of happiness that hopefully will work out this next year…we always need to think positively even if it is hard sometimes.
I once posted that life is a roller coaster…and it is….the low points are there to make us appreciate and value the good times even more. So, even though my boys have gone back…I cherish the time we enjoyed with both of them and I know how much they love us . They are the bright spots in our life.
I hope each and every one of you have a blessed, happy, healthy, and love filled New Year! ——Jan