Sunday, January 6, 2008

The Wind Down

We took down the tree on Friday and now I am procrastinating (one of my fav's!) about taking all the other decorations down. Tom was so excited about getting the decorations ("stuff" or "clutter") into boxes and out of sight, and I was a little sad about the same idea. Oscar keeps pointing at all the decorations and saying, "On", even if they don't come with lights. I think I'll be sad for his frustration when the lights are gone.
That was Friday, today is Sunday and I am totally ready to see the red and green go to their dark home for 11 months. Not sure what changed in a mere two day period.
Perhaps the lack of places to put things like mail or keys.
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Or the rain and warm(er) weather that is coming our way.
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Or maybe I just caught a little of the excitement of the season from Tom.

2 comments:

  1. Greetings from Chicago! Thank you Carrie for setting me up with a Gmail account so I can write in your blog. I hope to see a blog about your trip to Chicago b/c I am having a really great time with you here...I'll miss you when you are gone.

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  2. Why don't you just put the lights on the ceiling, nail the ornaments to your wall throw some pepper poppers into the oven and turn your house into a TGI Friday's. Then you have no lament and frustration over anything because every day will be Friday.

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