Sometimes I don't even realize that I haven't blogged. I write blogs in my head and then never take the time to actually get them online.
I composed a blog about a plate I made in second grade for my Grandma, and how it hit me one day, that it was symbolic of a relationship that wasn't there when I was 7 years old. Now 31 years later, it's still not there, except I have exhausted myself trying to create a relationship. Now that I have decided it's just not worth it to me to continue trying and getting hurt, I feel like a load has been lifted off my shoulders. I'll leave it up to that person to figure it out and make an effort.
I've been busy with my darling little Abs. Something happened, that was mindboggling, and we have been trying to sort through that and figure it all out. She can never be easy.
I'm still potty training Junior. Actually I have just given up. He as a few boy pullups left, and when he gets out of those, he will have the choice of pink girly ones or boy underwear. He is distraught about wearing pink on his bottom. Maybe this will work. If not, at least it's a different color to look at every time I change him.
Em turned 13! I have a teenager! It's hard to believe that she's not the tiny little baby back in Germany, who was 20 pounds at three months old and too pudgy to move or roll over. Now she is 5'6", and is mistaken at the gate every time we go through. The MP's smile at her and ask for her license. I smile at them and tell them she is 12, and they stop looking.
More pictures to come, but we have hit the Botanical Gardens, the King Tut exhibit, ran in The Great Pumpkin 5k, and I tried out crossfit and loved it. Em's had a sleepover, Abs started up Interactive Metronome again, and now that it is about to start snowing and freeze, my garden is in the process of growing. Figures.
More to come!