Sunday, December 27, 2009

what? December is over?


Hope your holidays were happy and magical.

I've been a bit out of it, as I left DC more than a week ago for Iowa and was then in NH for Christmas. During that time, I didn't look at blogs at all.

Steve graduated with his Master's from Iowa State last Friday (December 18) and then I flew to NH that next Monday, where he then met me on Christmas Eve. We drove back to DC Saturday, only to discover that the nearly two feet of snow that arrived last week is nearly gone. Booo. My apartment is a complete disaster and I am already feeling more than overwhelmed by everything that comes with the new year and all that jazz. I'm not sure why, but I lacked holiday spirit this week and have been feeling a bit out of sorts lately, to go along with that.

I think I need a vacation, an actual vacation. While I love going home and visiting family and friends, I don't consider that vacation (unlike Steve), because there is always so much to do and people to see in a short time, and I feel like I always disappoint some people who I don't get to see. It is moments like this when I wish I could move home, though I know that isn't the answer.

(more positive post later in the week, I promise)

6 comments:

Sew Many Ways... said...

Congratulations to Steve for such a wonderful achievement. I can't wait for calm too. We still have another round of family coming for the holidays this week. My husband and I always talk about hosting the holidays or traveling and we always pick hosting. Traveling always takes so much out of you. Have a relaxing week and Happy New Year!!!
~Karen~

Mandy's Life After 30 said...

Could you take an extra day or two off to just veg out at home and find your spirits again? Here's hoping that 2010 will bring you happy moments and wonderful surprises!

Jill said...

I can't believe December is almost over! Wow, it went by fast. I hope you have some time to relax before 2010.

Thank you so much for your sweet comment and your prayers concerning my Grandpa. Our family really felt all the prayers and it meant so much to us.

Kristin said...

I'm right there with you lady. Preferably a vacation that involves lying around drinking tropical cocktails!

Iva said...

heres to more relaxing in 2010 ;)

Shoshanah said...

I know what you mean about taking an actual vacation. While I enjoy going home, its hard not having enough vacation time at work to go home as much as I (and my family) would like and still be able to go on a nice relaxing vacation.