This winter, I have been determined to keep more busy and less mopey throughout the miserable season. I’m pulling out some old tricks – putzing on the piano, reading, candles, social events, and one of my favorites:
I’ve always, ALWAYS loved puzzles. I would do them while we watched football. I would stay up late working on them. I would wake up extra early before school to work on one. I would fall asleep thinking about my puzzle. I loved them all – jigsaw, 3D, logic, you name it. I have always, always, always LOVED puzzles.
I might even have a small pinterest board with puzzles I want. Judge me. Do it.
So why, I asked myself, have I not done one in a few years?! Preposterous, if you ask me.
A couple weeks ago, I finally dumped one out on our dining room table. It didn’t take long before the hubby joined in too. I mean, two people can only watch so much Netflix (she says on the day that the third season of House of Cards is released…)
In case you care, here is our great work in three phases! Isn’t it pretty?? Time for a new one, I think…
No seriously, how is it Thursday already? I swear to you, as I was typing the title of this post, I wrote “Oh hey, Wednesday,” and quickly realized OH SNAP IT’S THURSDAY. This week has been bitter cold and seriously nuts at work. I have barely opened my laptop, let alone thought about blogging.
So here are a few updates on what’s been happening since we last spoke…
1. Well first, I should mention that I spent Valentine’s weekend on a work trip to Florida, which wasn’t so bad since I saw sunshine, sand, and my Uncle Bob.
2. Then I came back to Ohio where there was much snow, many blankets, and a small but amazing concert by Tim Reynolds.
3. Also, my husby bought me an amazing new bag for work & travel… LOVE IT.
I have to admit, it’s really pretty. Come February, it will be black and gross and miserable. And this week has been pretty miserably cold, but of course that comes and goes. So for now, look at the pretty snow on my house and street!
Also, I am a strict “no Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving” person, so I refuse to take down my fall decorations until we get our tree the day after Christmas. This scarecrow is just going to have to deal with the cold like the rest of us!
Happy Friday, blogging world! I’m especially happy today because I am finished with classes and projects for the semester. Yay! Tonight we’ll be going to see the lights at Opryland, and I’m completely pumped.
In honor of last night’s frost that sort of almost looked like snow (I can dream) here are a few little images for you to enjoy!