Our vacation was less than a week but it seems like I've been away for a long time (both from here
and from home) and that I'll be playing catch up for quite a while. My eight year old grandson and I had a wonderful time with family in Central Oregon eating s'mores, camping, hiking through waterfalls, eating more s'mores, fishing and eating even more s'mores for the past six days.
Aside from the piles of laundry and ant invasion I returned to, everything seems to have held it's own while I was gone. I don't know why I'm surprised, I guess I just have an over inflated notion of how much I'm needed around here.
My hubby (who stayed behind working) said he missed me and by the look in his relieved eyes, I
believe him. My two year old grandson who lives with us won't let go of my neck, so clearly he noticed I was gone as well.
As nice as it was to get away and as beautiful as Oregon is, I am so happy to be home. I always return inspired to get things in order and purge. Isn't that funny? Not sure why it is but somehow being away from home makes me want to make my home more of a place I long to be and that means getting rid of clutter and giving everything a good cleaning. So that's my plan for the next week or two.
I also had a couple of packages waiting for me from Loft and JCPenney that I can't wait to share with you. New sandals, ankle jeans and capris plus a couple of tops...I think I'm good for the long hot haul of summer now. I just need to lose the few pounds (did I mention the s'mores?) I gained on vacation to fit in them!
I thought I would be returning to an empty nest but things didn't go as planned, and the inn is still full, so now we are rethinking and regrouping. Over all though, I'm feeling good about life to spite the complications that always wiggle their way in.
I think I came face to face with what I cannot change and decided to change the one thing I can...my attitude toward them.
Hope you're feeling inspired to love your life this beautiful Saturday morning, too.
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