Thursday, January 08, 2009

Let's take a vote

So you've all been wondering where I've been lately. I did not fall off the face of the planet.

In debating what to blog about, I realized there is absolutely no way to catch up on all the stuff I've missed writing down. So I'm going to leave it up to you. Here's a quick sketch of the last month--you tell me what you want to hear about.

Enjoying my new gym membership and the freedom of no longer being the Relief Society President.

Travelling to Chicago with two children in tow and a layover(and really working those baby-lifting muscles!). Actually, I think I've blocked this from my memory.

Spending a few weeks in Illinois with the Sorensons and Grandma Benac, in which Mom was hooded as a Doctor of Philosophy, Samuel learned how to walk and graduated to cow's milk (hallelujah!), we went swimming daily while it snowed outside daily and was below zero daily, Chris and I went dancing and restaurant-ing without children, Santa brough Leah a lily pads game, and I successfully made and sent out over 40 handmade Christmas cards before Christmas (I know, I keep saying I'll never do it again, but it is so much fun!). Have I missed anything (ha, ha, ha...)?

Taking Leah sledding for the first time. Oh, yeah, and I sang in a Catholic Mass.

I like jig-saw puzzles and I like Ticket to Ride (especially when I win!!!).

Being with family and friends-old and new-during the Holidays.

Spending $220 repairing the washing machine on New Years' Eve and then getting a flat tire on New Years day (that one only cost $80) after spending all your Christmas money at IKEA. Way to ring in the new year.

My busy week while Chris is in Richmond, including putting away Christmas, rearranging furniture, sanding and staining the kitchen table and 6 new chairs (don't loose a receipt from IKEA, and don't plan on returning stuff to IKEA), reclaiming my kitchen after a gigantic staining project, celebrating Samuel's first birthday (has it already been a year?), catching up on blogging, and other overly-ambitious projects. Where does sleeping fit in?


Kat Dahl said...

I think you did a good job of summing it up pretty nicely, but I think I want to hear about your wshing machine and car breaking-down. Not that I'm happy this happened to you, but sometimes I think it's therapeutic to get it all out there and let other people say, "Ah, that's too bad!" :)

Rebecca said...

I'd love to see your cute pictures of the family times because I really didn't get too many! But I"d love to hear about Samuel's birthday too!

angela michelle said...

I vote against the appliance mishaps and layover. Just block those out. I'd love to see a pic of the new table and chairs.

david & michal coombs said...

yay! good summary...we're glad to have you guys bac in town...a month without fosdick fun is too long:.)