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Awkward silence

Well, this is embarrassing...can anyone else relate to that awkward silence that sometimes takes place in conversations?  What do you say to fill the emptiness?

Or when a friendship experiences a break of communication and it's just been too long...what do you say to start the communication again?  What do you say for the long absence that took place?

I don't know what to say except sorry.  It's been WAY too long.  I should have written a long time ago.  We've been back from the US for a month now.  Life has been super, super busy.  I've been playing catch up for a while now ... after we got back from the States (on a Thursday), that following Monday Zoey and I flew to Germany and were there for a week.  The weekend after we got back, we had a church retreat that lasted until Monday.  So this is the first week that we are actually home the whole week!  The next trip will be a week to Germany to visit with my family again and my sister-in-law and her girls that will be visiting from California.  Until then, we'll enjoy being home! :)  

I've had loads and loads of laundry to do.  Floors to clean.  Bathrooms to scrub.  Groceries to buy.  Baby food to make.  Needless to say, I've been busy getting on top of things around our place and I finally feel like we are back to normal and our home is homey again and not looking like a bomb exploded.  I've even been able to do some spring cleaning (my windows were in desperate need of a good washing) and some organizing that has been bothering me.  There are still little things that just keep stacking up, but we'll get to them one thing at a time.

We also have some big decisions making in the process.  More to come on that soon when things are finalized!  {Curious now?} :D  You and me both ... lol ...

Zoey is crawling and getting into things.  It's nice having her mobile, but it also means I keep an extra eye on her.  She's discovered a corner that I haven't gotten around to baby proofing yet.  Gotta do that soon!  She's jabbering away and saying Ma-ma-ma, not sure it's always meant for me.  She thinks it's funny to sit up in bed, when she should be taking a nap.  She hates getting her nose whipped, which is often now since she's got the tail end of a cold.  She still as cute as a button and such a joy!  We feel so blessed with our sweet baby girl. 

Zoey and I have enjoyed being back home and taking our walks along the river and to the grocery store.  I've loved being back in my kitchen - there's no place like home. :)  I'm ever thankful for lots of phone calls to VA and Germany...what would I do w/out that?

This week is going to be another busy week ... we have Felix's brother's wedding on Wednesday (very exciting!), a holiday on Thursday, a visit to the Zoo on Friday ... oh, and I tutor for the first time in a long time on Tuesday night, I'm excited and nervous about that.  But it should be fun!

We'll it's time to sign off and enjoy the quiet nap time that I have.

Happy Monday!!

 


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  1. yay for a new blog post and yay for a great trip, settling in, exciting things to come and SKYPE! ;)
    lovey ou!

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