Long time, no see

April 17, 2013

in Family

Hi Friends!
I’m alive!!!
And if you live in California, then you know that those beautiful petals dropped a LOOONG time ago.

I am *maybe* 10 mins away from an anxiety attack at all times….but hopefully that will change after April 30th. More on that a little later. Here I am again on my blog for a quick minute. I just wanted to share some family photos from the last two months…a few sweet memories we squeezed in when we weren’t working. I want to do more of that in the future. Near future. Like April 30th future.
Anyway, I miss you friends, family, and the days when I didn’t grind my teeth until my chin quivers and my jaw hurts. But sometimes you’ve got to put your head down and grind it out. (Good thing we have a few dentists in the family, when I need my veneers;)

I’m convinced that there is some kind of eternal lesson in learning how to REALLY work. How to push through the fatigue of no sleep and exhaustion, to juggle the needs of others and to multi-task in ways you never thought possible.  Something I’m convinced I have never done at this level before in my life. I thought I knew what hard work was, but I didn’t. I mean, compared to the coal miner pounding away at the center of the Earth, I still don’t know what hard work is, so I guess it all depends on your frame of reference.
Suffice it to say, I’m tired, but I’m really enjoying it. Like REALLY. Who knew entrepreneurship could be so fun and creative? I feel like all the random crap I’ve done and weird skills I’ve acquired in my life have led me to this and it’s kind of thrilling.

After April 30th I’ll be looking for ways to bring a little balance back, just enough so my stomach doesn’t hurt.
And on that note, Central Valley springtime, Muir Woods and BABIES!



Hows this for a family photo? (sigh)


What helps you to power through?  For me it’s these little dudes, and the fantasy of one day having a really beautiful kitchen. ;)


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