I've been feeling kind of Blah. Bleh.
Not too inspired.
So I hate to waste your time, my loyal readers. I've been quiet in bloggieland.
But I wonder how much of this has to do with the weather. The grey skies. The cloudy, dark days. Cold.
February is hard for me- staying inside and mostly spending my days wandering from computer to kitchen wishing something delicious and chocolaty had magically appeared. Or that the laundry has done itself.
The house elves have let me down. Where are you when I need you, Dobby?
Earlier this week we had a big snow storm- and I do love a good snowstorm! Here in Maryland if we get more than half an inch it closes the schools and shuts everything down. Like I need a reason to stay in my pajamas and drinking hot chocolate and cancel my big time plans of wandering around Target.
Monday we got about 6 inches of snow. So beautiful to watch it coming down. So pretty covering everything. I love love love a good snow storm.
Then, by Friday we had 70 degree weather. GORGEOUS! We spent a lot of the weekend outside. My kid even wore shorts to school today- he is probably jumping the gun, but as I say the house elves have been shirking their laundry duty. It may have been all he had clean.
And as I sit here thinking about it, it is a pretty good analagy for my life. Long dark days. Sadness, purposelessness. But then I am given a glimpse that better days are coming. Sunny skies. The little green shoots of early crocus, tulips and daffodils pushing through the dirt. Like little blooms of hope, peeking through.
I am a little scared that the cold dark days are not done.. but hopeful that warm gentle days are ahead, not too far away.
It gets better. It gets easier. It does.